Japanese Athletes

As a sort of counterpart to my previous post about what sports impress Japanese women, Gendai Business recently came out with a list of the Japanese athletes who are highest paid for commercials. This list mixes pro and amateur athletes. 1. Ryo Ishikawa – (golf) – 120 million yen 2. Ichiro Suzuki (baseball, Seattle Mariners) […]

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the international attention being afforded to Japan’s Women’s Olympic Curling Team, Team Aomori. But what happened with to the Japanese men’s team? Qualifying for the Vancouver Olympics was a very straightforward process and easy to understand. To put it simply, teams had their scores from the 2007, 2008, […]