The Daily Manila Shimbun


Italian Open tennis tournament

May 16, 2018

Italy- Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during her women’s singles second round match against Romanian player Simona Halep at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Italy, Wednesday, 16 May 2018. EPA-Jiji Press

Olympic Committee Eyes App for Fast Access to Athlete Profiles

May 16, 2018

Tokyo- A student’s idea for an app enabling quicker access to the profiles of Olympic athletes has drawn the attention of the organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Games, backed by hopes that it will meet the changing needs of


Univ. of Tokyo Ballplayers Eating More Rice to Boost Results

May 12, 2018

Tokyo- At the University of Tokyo, a breeding ground for Japan’s best and brightest, the baseball club is perennially the cellar dweller of the Tokyo Big6 Baseball League of college teams. But last autumn, the club won a regular season


Yokozuna Kisenosato to Skip Summer Sumo Tournament

May 11, 2018

Tokyo- Yokozuna Kisenosato will pull out of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo, due chiefly to an injury on the left side of his chest, it was learned on Friday. It will be the 31-year-old grand champion’s seventh consecutive


Ichiro takes assistant role with Mariners, off field at least in 2018

May 5, 2018

Seattle- Ichiro Suzuki will not play again at least in 2018, as he is moving into the front office of the Seattle Mariners, the US Major League team announced Thursday. Suzuki “is transitioning to the role of special assistant to


Ifugao gymnast dances to the rhythm of life

April 11, 2018

A fifteen year-old Grade 9 student from Don Bosco High School in Poblacion South, Lagawe, Ifugao, dominated the gymnastics event of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) 2018 Meet held in Abra last February. Out of the 36 golds


Small but terrible: A young runner’s race for gold

April 6, 2018

An  11-year-old Grade 6 pupil from Dalaguisen Elementary School in Lagangilang, Abra, is arguably one of the most enduring runners of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) Meet 18 where she was hailed as the solo finisher of the 1,500-meter


Tochinoshin returns to third-highest sumo rank

February 26, 2018

Tokyo- The Japan Sumo Association said Monday it has promoted Tochinoshin to the third-highest rank of sekiwake for the Osaka grand sumo tournament, set to start in the western Japan city on March 11. It will be the first time