Yuka Saso wins another US Women’s Open, this one for Japan

Yuka Saso, of Japan, hits off the second tee during the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament at Lancaster Country Club, Sunday, June 2, 2024, in Lancaster, Pa. (AP) LANCASTER, Pa. — Yuka Saso became a U.S. Women’s Open champion for the second time Sunday and took her place in history with…

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Kai Sotto gives sneak peek on life in Japan as B.League import

Yokohama B-Corsairs’ Kai Sotto in the Japan B.League. –B.LEAGUE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—Kai Sotto is living a pretty chill life in Japan. In a vlog uploaded by “Kai’s Journey” on Youtube, Sotto showed how he spent his day off when he’s not showing his skills for the Yokohama B-Corsairs in the Japanese B.League as The lengthy…

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Jia De Guzman, Denso Airybees win Japan V.Cup title

Jia De Guzman and the Denso Airybees in the Japan V.Cup.–Photo from Denso Airybees Instagram MANILA, Philippines — Jia De Guzman became the latest Filipino volleyball player to win a championship overseas. De Guzman and the Denso Airybees ruled the Japan V.Cup after escaping Hitachi Astemo Rivale in five sets, 25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 23-25, 15-12,…

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Jaja Santiago training with Japan national team pool

Jaja Santiago with the Japanese training pool. Photo from fujitv_volleyball Instagram MANILA, Philippines — Jaja Santiago continues to train with the Japan women’s national volleyball pool. Santiago, the Filipino middle blocker, was spotted in the photo shoot of the Japanese training pool with her fellow non-Japanese player, Melissa Valdez of the PFU Blue Cats. The…

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Japan warns fans not to go to North Korea for World Cup qualifier

FILE–North Korea’s players enter the stadium before the men’s quarterfinal football match between North Korea and Japan during the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province on October 1, 2023. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP) Japan has warned football fans not to attempt to travel to “hostile” North Korea for…

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Jericho Cruz, Guam lose to Japan in Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers

PBA player Jericho Cruz playing for Guam in their game against Japan in the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers. –FIBA PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—Jericho Cruz and Guam fell to Japan, 77-56 in Group C action of the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers at Ariake Coliseum in Japan. Cruz, who is coming off a championship high after winning the…

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Jaja Santiago, JT Marvelous beat Jia De Guzman, Denso in Japan V.League

Jaja Santiago. Photo from JT Marvelous MANILA, Philippines — Jaja Santiago scored 12 points as JT Marvelous overcame Jia De Guzman and Denso Airybees in five sets, 23-25, 23-25, 25-16, 25-21, 17-15, in the 2023-24 V.League on Saturday. Santiago got the better of De Guzman in their first-ever showdown in Japan as the JT Marvelous…

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Japan Cup: St Leger hero Continuous on course for Japan Cup clash with Equinox next month | Racing News

St Leger hero Continuous is on course for a clash with Equinox in the Japan Cup next month. Aidan O’Brien’s three-year-old followed up his Classic success at Doncaster by staying on to finish fifth in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Plans for a potential trip to Ascot for British Champions Day had to be…

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After bolting out of Japan team pact, Bolick has PBA return as unlikely option

Japan B.League Filipino import Robert Bolick. Plenty of scenarios can be considered in the future of Robert Bolick after personal matters relating to his pregnant wife played a significant role in his decision to abruptly end a lucrative professional stint in Japan. “Once cleared, his options are now open,” his agent Marvin Espiritu told the…

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Robert Bolick leaves Japan B.League team Fukushima

Fukushima Firebonds’ Robert Bolick. MANILA, Philippines — Robert Bolick has parted ways with the Fukushima Firebonds amid the ongoing Japan B.League Division 2 season. Fukushima on Thursday announced that it is releasing the Filipino guard, saying it granted Bolick’s wish to leave the club due to personal reasons. “We would like to announce the termination…

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