Top Stories In Japan…

21 01 2008

Misako YasudaSo the Pats get through to the Super Bowl.  Nicely done New England.

Today’s top sports stories in the Japanese media are:

  • Hakuho/Asa on collision course (sumo)… [Daily YomiuriTwo Yokozuna likely to clash… should be fun…
  • Sanyo Wild Knights beat Yamaha Jubilo for the first time (Japanese Top Rugby)… [Daily YomiuriWild Knights live fast & furious with a massive win over their nemesis…
  • Ryo Ishikawa’s pants-banned (golf)… [Daily YomiuriEgads!  There’s also a move to ban the navel-exposing mid-drift tops the girls wear! Say it ain’t so!…
  • Super-wrestler Saori Yoshida beaten!… [Japan TimesStreak ends at 119 matches…
  • 62 foreign-born players in NPB for 2008… [Japan TimesPlayers from United States, Canada, Australia, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, South Korea and Taiwan, one born in Spain and another in Anchorage, Alaska!



One response

22 01 2008

It’s not just MLB that is getting more international. It’s interesting the variety of Gaijin players in Japan now-particularly from your breakdown.

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