Tokyo native Yoshimi Yamashita served as the fourth official for the Belgium-Canada FIFA World Cup match in Qatar in her latest high-profile assignment.
She became the J.League's first female referee in May 2021 and the first in the Asian Champions League in April 2022. Now she's a FIFA World...
As the IndyCar season winds down, Sato is 19th in the 36-driver standings entering August, including three top-10 finishes.
The Tokyo native is one of three women who’ll work as referees in the quadrennial men’s soccer showcase for the first time.
In the finals, it all came down to the golden set against the Wolfdogs Nagoya, and the Sunbirds dominated to secure another championship.