Tag Archive | Japan

Houston heavyweight boxer Darius Fulghum puts nursing career on hold to pursue Olympic dream

Amateur boxers often take different routes on their personal journeys and Houston heavyweight Darius Fulghum has put his career outside the ring on hold to pursue his boxing dreams. Fulghum was a wrestler in high school back in Killeen, Texas. He started boxing in 2015 and quickly developed a passion for the “Sweet Science,” largely […]

Sky Blue FC Announces Schedule for 2020 NWSL Season

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) today announced Sky Blue FC’s full 24-game, 2020 regular season schedule. Sky Blue FC will play 12 home matches and 12 away matches during the seven-month regular season. All home games will be played at Sky Blue’s new home, Red Bull Arena, in Harrison, NJ. Sky Blue FC opens […]

New York Liberty Re-Signs Marine Johannés

The New York Liberty has re-signed French guard Marine Johannés to a multi-year contract the franchise announced today. “Marine’s ability to create highly efficient shots for herself as well as her teammates blends seamlessly with the system our coaching staff plans to implement,” said New York Liberty General Manager Jonathan Kolb. “We expect Marine to […]

Rosters Selected for USA Men’s & Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Teams

The four-member rosters today were announced for the USA Basketball Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Teams that will compete in the 2020 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament March 18-22 in Bengaluru, India, where the top three finishing men’s and women’s teams will earn berths into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Representing the USA […]

Lloyd, Pugh, and Purce Named to 26-Player Training Camp Roster for 2020 SheBelieves Cup

Sky Blue FC players Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh, and Margaret Purce have been named to the U.S. Women’s National Team 26-player training camp roster in preparation for the 2020 SheBelieves Cup, which features the top-ranked Americans, No. 6 England, No. 10 Japan and No. 13 Spain. All of the matches will be shown on ESPN […]

USA Boxing featherweight Andrea Medina closing in on 2020 Olympic spot in Tokyo

Coming off consecutive runner-up finishes in major tournaments, USA Boxing featherweight Andrea Medina is within one tournament of representing her country in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In December, the 20-year-old Medina lost a split decision to Lupe Gutierrez at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing, and 4-1 to Iulia Tsyplakova (Ukraine) last […]

Sky Blue FC Re-sign Midfielder Nahomi Kawasumi

Sky Blue FC midfielder Nahomi Kawasumi has agreed to a new one-year contract ahead of the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League Season. Per team and league policies, further details were not discussed. “I am excited to have Naho play for Sky Blue for the upcoming season,” said Head Coach Freya Coombe. “Naho is very technical […]