Julian Mavunga, the league’s reigning passing king, and other premier offensive catalysts generate excitement for fans.
Ignited by a dynamic defense and a consistent offense, the Okinawa club is playing at a championship-caliber level.
The Brazilian striker, who tied for the league lead with 23 goals, is one of seven Kawasaki Frontale players on the list.
Alvark coach Luka Pavicevic’s squad focused on playing more aggressively in its weekend rematch with the Kawasaki Brave Thunders, and the strategy paid off.
Ando directs Shimane’s high-powered offense and leads the B. League in assists, while Okada’s long-range shooting is a key element of Shinshu’s attack.
The WBA champion returns to the ring for the first time in two years against a successful, battle-tested opponent.
Balanced scoring carries the B. League club to its third consecutive victory as it stays tied for the East Division lead.
The B. League first-division club took a four game winning streak into its midweek showdown against West rival Ryukyu Golden Kings.
Riding a five-game winning streak, the Jets are one of three teams with 5-1 records to open the 2021-22 season.
For Ryukyu, a 14-0 scoring run to open the fourth quarter sparked a spirited comeback against Tokyo at Okinawa Arena.
Four sports ー gymnastics, judo, swimming and wrestling ー have provided the vast majority of the nation’s top-three finishes in Olympic competitions.
Japan, the defending Olympic men's gymnastics team champion, will compete at the Tokyo Games with four Olympic debutantes, Daiki Hashimoto, Kazuma Kaya, Wataru Tanigawa and Takeru...