The Daily Manila Shimbun


USA Figure skating Four Continents

February 9, 2019

Rika Kihira (C) of Japan takes the gold medal, Elizabeth Tursynbaeva (L) of Kazakhstan gets the silver medal and Man Mihara (R) of Japan wins the bronze medal in the Women’s Four Continents Figure Skating Championships at the Honda Center


2020 Tokyo games committee likely to secure enough metals for medals

February 8, 2019

Tokyo–The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics said Friday that it is likely to secure enough recycled metals to create medals for the quadrennial games. The committee started to collect metals from end-of-life mobile phones and small


3 Options eyed to ease traffic jams during Tokyo games

February 7, 2019

Tokyo–Three options, including a surcharge, have been proposed to ease traffic jams on metropolitan expressways during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The Tokyo metropolitan government and the Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee presented the ideas at a meeting of


Tokyo Olympic ticket prices unveiled

January 31, 2019

Tokyo–The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics unveiled Olympic ticket prices Wednesday, including the maximum price of 130,000 yen for the men’s 100-meter sprint final. The committee also said it will accept applications for ticket lotteries on


Naomi Osaka becomes world no. 1 in women’s tennis

January 28, 2019

Melbourne, Australia–Naomi Osaka of Japan ascended to the world’s No. 1 position in women’s singles tennis on Monday, becoming the first player from Asia to earn the status in either men’s or women’s tennis. She climbed to the top spot


Excerpts from Interview with Ski Jumper Kobayashi

January 21, 2019

London–Following are excerpts from a Jiji Press interview with Japanese ski jumping star Ryoyu Kobayashi held in the Italian ski resort of Val di Fiemme on Jan. 10: Question: You won the overall Four Hills Tournament title with a grand


Pacquiao beats Broner in unanimous decision

January 20, 2019

Senator Manny Pacquiao retained his world welterweight title after winning via a unanimous decision against American Adrien Broner at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The 40-year old fighting senator on Sunday (Manila time) won all three judges’ scorecards 117-111,


Ski jumping star Kobayashi happy with key competition victory

January 18, 2019

Val di Fiemme–Japanese ski jumping sensation Ryoyu Kobayashi, who became the third person ever to win an overall victory with a “grand slam” in the prestigious Four Hills Tournament, has expressed joy over the feat, in an exclusive interview with