The Akatsuki Five, playing without injured forward Yuta Watanabe, showcased their long-range shooting skills throughout the game.
The Akatsuki Five made 27 3-pointers in a 61-point win over Syria, improving to 2-0 in the tournament.
The Akatsuki Five outscored their Group C opponent 55-20 in the second half, turning a close game into a rout.
The NBA veteran adds leadership and valuable experience to the Akatsuki Five for July’s 16-nation tournament, according to Japan coach Tom Hovasse.
“I was really hoping that we could show the fans in Japan what we can do, and today I think we did it.” ―Tom Hovasse, Japan...
The 2021 American League MVP is one of three athletes selected as cover stories for the first-ever GQ Sports Issue.
The two-time Olympic silver medalist completed a stunning triple-cork jump in a recent Dew Tour snowboarding competition in Colorado.
The sophomore guard scored a season-high 23 points, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, against South Dakota on November 27.
"I feel a great responsibility being appointed captain of the Japanese delegation to the Olympics held in our own nation.”
The 25-year-old Ehime Prefecture native completed the race in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 56 seconds. He shattered his previous personal-best time by more than 5 minutes.
Shiraishi sails around the world in 94 days, 21 hours and 32 minutes aboard DMG MORI Global One.
The 2021 Japan Rugby Top League season will open at the new National Stadium on January 16, giving Tokyo a marquee event early in...