Tag Archive | Tokyo Japan

USA 3×3 Men’s National Team Opens Final OQT Camp at Red Bull 3X House

In preparation for its final chance to qualify the United States men for the 3×3 competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games, USA Basketball and Red Bull have partnered to create a unique training opportunity for the 2021 USA Basketball Men’s 3×3 National Team. A residence in Beverly Hills, California, has been secured and converted into a […]

Grant Hill Selected to Succeed Jerry Colangelo as USA Basketball Men’s National Team Managing Director

Olympic gold medalist and 19-year NBA standout Grant Hill has been approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors as the next managing director of the USA Men’s National Team. Hill will succeed current managing director Jerry Colangelo after the Tokyo Olympics. “It is a tremendous honor to serve as managing director of USA Basketball’s Men’s National Team. I […]

Washington Spirit Defender Saori Takarada Named to Nadeshiko Japan Roster for April Friendlies

Japan Women’s National Team Head Coach Asako Takakura has named Spirit defender Saori Takarada to the roster for the team’s April friendlies against Paraguay and Panama. Nadeshiko Japan will take on Paraguay on April 8 in Miyagi and Panama on April 11 in Tokyo.  Takarada joined the Spirit in December 2019 on a two-year contract. In seven […]

USA Boxing Announces Involvement in Giving Games: A Collaborative Fundraising Effort

USA Boxing announced they are one of over 25 different National Governing Bodies (NGBs) taking part in in the launch of Giving Games: an effort to support and sustain U.S. sports federations and their members. Giving Games will launch on July 24, on what would have been the Opening Ceremony in Tokyo. With the postponement […]

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 […]