Tag Archive | Japan

Mets sign RHP Kodai Senga

The New York Mets recently announced that they have signed RHP Kodai Senga to a five-year contract. The deal, which includes a player opt-out clause after the 2025 season, runs through 2027. Senga, 29, spent the last 11 seasons in Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. He went 87-44 with a 2.59 ERA […]

Floyd Mayweather-Mikuru Asakura PPV Super RIZIN Tonight live from Japan

The Super RIZIN pay-per-view event, headlined by the Floyd Mayweather vs. Mikuru Askakura exhibition match, will be held tonight at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Super RIZIN, presented by Japanese MMA company RIZIN Fighting Federation, will be distributed this evening (11 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. PT start) by Integrated Sports across North America live on […]

Mikuru Asakura PPV Press Conference Quotes from Japan

The Floyd Mayweather–Mikuru Askakura pay-per-view press conference was held recently in Tokyo, Japan for this Saturday night’s Super RIZIN, presented by Japanese MMA company RIZIN Fighting Federation. The event will be distributed by Integrated Sports across North America live on Cable and Satellite Pay Per View via iN Demand, DIRECTV, DISH, Shaw PPV, Rogers, Bell […]

Celebrate Japanese Heritage Day with the Washington Mystics

To celebrate the unshakable friendship between Japan and the United States, the Embassy of Japan and the Washington Mystics will host “Japanese Heritage Day” during the Washington Mystics game against the Minnesota Lynx at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 17. This event will mark the strong ties that WNBA players and Tokyo 2020 Olympic medalists […]

USA Women defeat Serbia, 79-59

Just one more victory, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team will secure its place in history, and a couple individuals will put a final stamp on their international legacies. Behind double-doubles from Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart, the U.S. (5-0) displayed dominant defense in stopping Serbia (3-2) 79-59 in Friday’s Olympic semifinal game at Saitama Super Arena […]

U.S. Olympic Men Roll Past Iran 120-66

Sure, iron sharpens iron. But sometimes, a runaway win is just what a team needs. After falling in its Olympic Games opener Sunday, and in the process snapping a 25-game Olympic winning streak, the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team (1-1) came out strong to beat Iran (0-2) 120-66 Wednesday at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Damian […]

U.S. Olympic 3×3 Team Earns Bye Into Semfiinals

After fighting its way to a 17-13 win over Italy (2-4) earlier in the day, a game-winning 2-point shot from Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces/Washington/Poway, Calif.) gave the U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (6-0) a thrilling 21-19 victory over China (4-2) on Monday night at Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo. With one game left to […]