Top Stories In Japan…

19 02 2008

The delightfully sexy Miki Ando - in leather hotpants…Now that the NBA All-Star weekend’s over, back to other sports as well I guess… and there’s lots out there that’s interesting – including Miki Ando’s skating (pictured left).
Today’s top sports stories in Japan were:

  • Kerwin names provisional National Rugby squad… [Daily Yomiuri] Looks like a pretty handy group actually, lots there to be positive about…
  • More rugby: Suntory to take on Sanyo in the Top League final… [Daily Yomiuri] Clearly Sanyo Wild Knights have been the form team of the competition this year, but write off the SunGoliath at your own peril…
  • Viktorious Rothlin wins Tokyo Marathon… [Daily Yomiuri] And Fujiwara pushes his candidacy for the Beijing Olympics…
  • Teen becomes first Japanese in 16 years to win ATP event (tennis)… [Mainichi Shimbun] Qualifier Kei Nishikori beats James Blake to become the first Japanese to win an ATP event in 16 years…
  • Mao Asada wins gold in Four Continents championships (ice-skating)… [Mainichi Shimbun] Not the girl in the pic, but Mao is a rising star in Japanese sports…



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