Anzai spent 15 seasons with the club as a player, assistant coach and head coach. He said the B.League team needs new leadership.
An irreplaceable bond of 40 years was behind the charity rugby match to help Tonga recover from the devastating underwater earthquake.
Brave Blossoms coach Jamie Joseph used a combination of up-and-coming players and veterans in their first official match since November 2021.
“I think we were able to present a new image of rugby to the Japanese audience,” noted the new league’s executive director, Hajime Shoji.
The 30-year-old scrum-half joins the growing list of prominent foreign players to join Japan Rugby League One squads.
If the new tournament is realized, it could help push Japan's national team to strengthen dramatically, just as Argentina has evolved into a powerhouse.
While China has pulled out as the host nation due to COVID-19, Japan is an option. “We were sounded out,” ーJFA President Kozo Tashima.
Manager Kei Hoshikawa’s squad captures the women’s soccer league’s inaugural title.
Prominent director Naomi Kawase’s project is set to be shown on May 25 in the Festival de Cannes Classics Selection.
The 2021 Super Rugby points leader has amassed 20 or more points in five matches this season.
Oketani’s dynamic coaching repertoire fuses old-school strategies with modern-day tactics. He’s positioned the Golden Kings for a run at a B. League title.
The reigning Masters champion said he expects to be able to participate in the upcoming major in Augusta, Georgia.