Lopsided wins and narrow victories produced different types of drama in the Japan Series. From start to finish, the series is discussed in a penetrating way.
Naoya Inoue demonstrated his superiority against Fulton throughout the title fight and thrilled the audience by calling out his next challenger.
For the Summer Basho, yokozuna Terunofuji's return to sumo competition after undergoing surgery on both knees is the biggest storyline to follow.
Owner Shane Barclay outlines his company's baseball tour plans for Japan and elsewhere in 2023, highlighting his joy of sharing fun experiences with fans.
Lord K2 reflects on showcasing the daily rhythm of the tradition-rich sport and capturing its essential characteristics in his new photography book "Sumo."
JAPAN Forward takes a look back at the variety of topics that our listeners tuned into for our year in podcasts, represented by these top 5...
For more than a decade, Debora Zoli has worked with players, coaches and pro teams around the world. Japan is her agency's biggest market.
Sports writers Ed Odeven and Colin Morrison join the podcast to discuss the latest victory by boxer Naoya Inoue, giving him all four major bantamweight division...
After winning the Tenno Sho (Autumn) for the fourth time, Christophe Lemaire dishes out insights about racing, his rapport with horses and the current season.
With exceptional performances in the Junior Grand Prix campaign and a stellar start to the senior events, Japanese figure skating is enjoying a banner season.
The 15-day tournament offered sumo fans plenty of memorable moments. Veteran sports reporter Armstrong joins the podcast for a wrapup of the event.
The ex-Dodgers GM called Nomo “a history maker and a history changer” related to the relationship between MLB and baseball in Japan.