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News Japan » Sports: Samurai Japan skipper Atsunori Inaba begins preparations for March series against Australia

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/01/23/baseball/japanese-baseball/samurai-japan-skipper-atsunori-inaba-begins-preparations-march-series-australia/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Atsunori Inaba managed a team of young players in his first tournament in charge of Samurai Japan. In March, he’ll get his first chance to step into the dugout with the top team. Inaba will lead Samurai Japan against Australia in the two-game Enos ...

News Japan » Sports: New Japan’s Chris Jericho returns at Raw 25, adds to his List

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/new-japan-e2-80-99s-chris-jericho-returns-at-raw-25-adds-to-his-list/ar-AAv2Ufu
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Reports: D.C. United to trade Eryk Williamson’s Homegrown rights to Portland Timbers

News Japan » Sports: Brewers make offer to Japanese pitcher Darvish: reports

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/brewers-offer-japanese-pitcher-darvish-reports-180025106--mlb.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Chicago (AFP) - Yu Darvish, the Japanese pitcher who endured a nightmare World Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers last year, has received a contract offer from Major League Baseball's Milwaukee Brewers, according to multiple reports Monday. The 31-year-old ...

News Japan » Sports: Shinzo Abe’s party wants Japan ready for video games in Olympics

News channel or source: http://www.livemint.com/Sports/ATQN0iAS2rVwagVOeGW9MP/Shinzo-Abes-party-wants-Japan-ready-for-video-games-in-Olym.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Tokyo: Japan’s ruling party wants to legalize professional gaming tournaments, joining a groundswell that started last summer amid speculation that video games will become an Olympic medal sport by 2024. Arcane laws meant to stop illegal gambling have ...

News Japan » Sports: Pokémon Company Announces P-Sports Televised Competition In Japan

News channel or source: http://twinfinite.net/2018/01/pokemon-company-announces-p-sports-televised-competition-japan/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Pokémon’s role in e-Sports has just expanded, thanks to a new regularly televised competitive program set to air in Japan called P-Sports. Premiering Jan. 24, the new show from the Pokémon Company pits challengers against top players, celebrities and ...

News Japan » Sports: India Thrashes Japan in Four Nation Hockey Meet

News channel or source: http://www.indiawest.com/sports/india-thrashes-japan-in-four-nation-hockey-meet/article_1795ca64-fbb2-11e7-bb2a-3b9196276d71.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

TAURANGA, New Zealand (IANS) — India got off to a winning start in the double-leg Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament, notching a comfortable 6-0 win against Japan at the Blake Park here Jan. 17. Rupinder Pal Singh (7th minute), Vivek Sagar ...

News Japan » Sports: Japan Exchange and Teaching Sports Exchange Advisors

News channel or source: https://www.teamusa.org/Careers/Olympic-Sport-Jobs/JET-SEA
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The JET Program is currently seeking a qualified track and field coach to serve as a Sports Exchange Advisor in Shizuoka, Japan! JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) is a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in ...

News Japan » Sports: AFC U-23 Championship: Uzbekistan oust champs Japan in stunner

News channel or source: http://www.foxsportsasia.com/football/asian-football/781694/afc-u-23-championship-uzbekistan-oust-champs-japan-stunner/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Uzbekistan marched on into the quarter-finals of the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship after a stunning 4-0 win over defending champions Japan on Friday. In a game they dominated from start to finish, the Uzbeks broke the deadlock a minute after the half-hour ...

News Japan » Sports: Egyptian sumo wrestles with rules of ancient sport’s ban on driving

News channel or source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/egyptian-sumo-osunaarashi-wrestles-with-rules-of-ancient-sport-s-ban-on-driving-lvx63ch6d
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The ancient Japanese sport of sumo is embroiled in another scandal after one of its stars was accused of violating a rule that bans wrestlers from driving. Osunaarashi, the only Egyptian sumo wrestler, is accused of driving into the back of another car.

News Japan » Sports: Pokémon’s First eSports Program Announced As “P-Sports,” Starts On January 24 In Japan

News channel or source: http://www.siliconera.com/2018/01/11/pokmons-first-esports-program-announced-p-sports-starts-january-24-japan/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon’s very first eSports program, called “P-Sports” where challengers will face a variety of celebrities, YouTubers, and top Pokémon players every other week. The program will be available for live stream on ...