Samurai Blue manager Hajime Moriyasu made 19 first-time selections out of 26 players for the upcoming 32-nation tournament in Qatar.
Among MLB’s most feared hitters and pitchers, Ohtani will appear in the July 19 game at DH ― and surprise no one if he pitches, too.
The two-time Japan Golf Tour winner earned $270,000 at the inaugural event in London.
Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane provided a spark in the 55th minute, converting a penalty. Tunisia then scored twice more before the final whistle.
The 20-year-old won three of the first five tournaments to open the 2022 campaign.
The Japan men’s soccer team completed its quest with late drama against Australia, getting two goals from substitute Kaoru Mitoma.
The former California governor, movie star and bodybuilder recalls boyhood idol Yury Vlasov in an emotional anti-war video.
A loss to Saudi Arabia exacerbates Samurai Blue’s challenge of qualifying for next year’s tournament in Qatar.
The Real Madrid winger lived up to expectations as one of Japan's brightest young stars.
Sean Carroll Lady Luck has undoubtedly been shining on Japan thus far at the World Cup, with Akira Nishino’s side getting the...