World Rowing Under 23 Championship! For Japan!

World Rowing Under 23 Championship! For Japan!

World Rowing Under 23 Championship was held the last day of July (22nd – 26th) in the second biggest city in Bulgaria, Plovdiv. With its rowing channel, the city present the ability for such event and so during this period it was full of young rowers from around the world. Of course, there also had representatives from Japan, which filled me with joy and sent me to the Rowing Channel to watch the competitions. The…

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Fans are you ready for the next match?

Fans are you ready for the next match?

Yes, the first match for Samurai Blue did not finish as well or as fans expected, but the match was on the level. Good protection, more than World Cup 2010 maybe. Excellent goal of Keisuke Honda. Indeed, after entering Drogba, somehow the players lost concentration and two fatal goals were allowed. However, they became more active and made a good performance to finish the match. The fans in the stands were so vivid and remarkable….

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Japanese national soccer team update news

Japanese national soccer team update news

Some time ago we announced some news about Japanese national soccer team before World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Now we will make some recent updates for the team. In members of the team has a few changes from the last time, when we announced. This is the final composition with 23 players and coach (Alberto Zaccheroni). Team Eiji Kawashima Atsuto Uchida Gotoku Sakai Keisuke Honda Yuto Nagatomo Masato Morishige Yasuhito Endo Hiroshi Kiyotake Shinji Okazaki…

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Japanese national soccer team news

Japanese national soccer team news

With the approaching World Cup in Brazil, let’s do an overview of the news about the Japanese national soccer team. Late last year we announced, that the team will be presented with new kit. The kit will be worn from the Blue Samurai in their fifth consecutive World Cup campaign in Brazil this summer. The concept of the kit is “ENJIN (i.e., the act of ‘going into a huddle’)”. The kit is an expression of…

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World Figure Skating Championship 2014 ending

World Figure Skating Championship 2014 ending

World Figure Skating Championship ended before a couple days with great results. Yuzuru Hanyu brightened all this season as he won his second gold medal. Hanyu became the second figure skater after Alexei Yagudin winning Olympic and World titles in one season. He stood in the first place with 282.59 points, ahead of compatriot Tatsuki Machida, ahead of him by 33 hundredths. And third place went to Javier Fernandez. Young Russian Maxim Kovtun was fourth,…

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World Figure Skating Championships 2014 in Saitama, Japan

World Figure Skating Championships 2014 in Saitama, Japan

177 athletes from 38 countries are participating now in the World Figure Skating Championships this year. It started from 24 March and will continue to 30 March. Japan is host of the World Figure Skating Championships for the fifth time in the history. The place of the championship is Saitama Super Arena, which is able to accommodate 37 000 spectators. The gold medalist and favorite from Sochi, Yuzuru Hanyu was third after falling during his…

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Atsuto Uchida after the injury in match between Japan and Hannover 96

Atsuto Uchida after the injury in match between Japan and Hannover 96

Atsuto Uchida suffered the injury during a match between Japan and Hannover 96 on 09.02.2014. The match ended with the victory of Japan 2-0 against Hannover 96. 25-year-old Uchida opted not to undergo surgery. After rehabilitation in Japan he returned to German first-division club Schalke on Saturday. Uchida told reporters at Narita airport before leaving for Germany “If I hurt the thigh again, then there will be no chance of playing at the World Cup”….

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Olympic Games ended successfully for Japan!

Olympic Games ended successfully for Japan!

On 23.02.2014 was the official closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Shiny and lush, closing ceremony were held on purpose-built sports stadium forum “Fisht”, on which the procession passed and all the athletes in the Olympiad. Japanese delegation which participated in the Olympic Games in Sochi returned on the morning of the 25th. Тhey arrived at Narita Airport and received a warm welcome from many fans. Earned medals for Japan are 8:…

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Tanaka Masahiro joined NY Yankees

Tanaka Masahiro joined NY Yankees

Tanaka Masahiro put a dark gray t-shirt and blue shorts for a NY Yankees for his first training. 25 year old right-hander agreed to play for NY Yankees for $155 million and seven year contract on 22nd January. On Saturday (25th), on the first day of workouts for Yankees, Tanaka threw 32 pitches to catcher Francisco Cervelli in a bullpen session. He played long toss with Kuroda Hiroki, threw his bullpen session, participated in pitchers’…

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Japanese presence at the Olympic Games in Sochi

Japanese presence at the Olympic Games in Sochi

Оn 07th February 2014 were officially opened XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi with a amazing ceremony. The beautiful show was filled with many light effects and fireworks. It continueed 2 hours and 40 minutes and had been seen by over 3 billion people all over the world.Olympic torch was lit by three times Olympic champion in figure skating Irina Rodnina and four-time Olympic champion on ice hockey Vladislav Tretiak. It involved a total of…

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