Taking Aim At The Archers / Sanfrecce Set To Defend Title Against Handful Of Capable Challengers

Taking aim at the Archers / Sanfrecce set to defend title against handful of capable challengersThe 2016 J.League season kicks off Saturday with a smattering of teams plotting to knock Sanfrecce Hiroshima off their perch as Japan’s No.1 team.
The Purple Archers claimed their third J1 crown in four seasons last year, holding off Urawa Reds throughout the course of the regular two-stage season, then defeating 2014 champion Gamba Osaka in a thrilling playoff final.

Dunbarton Teen Takes Aim At 2020 Olympics In Judo

Dunbarton teen takes aim at 2020 Olympics in judoGabrielle Proksa, a Dunbarton teen who aspires to compete in the 2020 Olympic judo competitions, has been selected to train for two weeks in Tokyo this April.
But she'll be going only if she can raise the nearly $4,000 needed for the trip.

Sato Equals J.league Scoring Record, Takes Aim At Overall Title

Sato equals J.League scoring record, takes aim at overall titleHisato Sato’s young sons helped him finally end a nearly three-month goalless spell as he matched legendary striker Masashi Nakayama’s all-time scoring record in J.League’s top division.
The 1.7-meter Sanfrecce forward’s header against Shonan Bellmare on Sunday was his 157th career goal in J1, and his 12th of the season.

Baseball: Japan Series Mvp Lee Takes Aim At U.s. Major Leagues

Baseball: Japan Series MVP Lee takes aim at U.S. major leaguesSoftBank Hawks first baseman Lee Dae Ho, the MVP in the recently completed Japan Series said Tuesday he wants to try to play in the U.S. major leagues next season.
Lee played in 141 games with the Fukuoka-based Hawks this year, the final season of his two-year deal. Lee batted .282 with 31 home runs and 98 runs batted in. He has a player's option for a 2016 deal.

Ninja Aim To Be Stars In Saga

Ninja aim to be stars in SagaIf you hear words that sound like “rin-pyo-to-sha-kai-jin-retsu-zai-zen,” then duck. They are probably being chanted by a "ninja" who's about to let loose a potentially lethal "shuriken" star.
The incantation is a long spell for enhancing mind concentration, and together with giving bows, formed part of the rules at a recent shuriken star-throwing contest in this city in western Kyushu.

Teen ‘switch-golfer’ Takes Aim At Professional Game

Teen ‘switch-golfer’ takes aim at professional gameA true rarity has recently emerged in the Japan men’s golf world — an ambidextrous player.
Kei Takahashi, a third-year student at Kaishi Gakuen High School in Niigata, made his debut on the Japan pro tour at the Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open in July via an amateur qualifying tournament.

Yoshida, Icho Aim For More Global Gold, Ticket To Rio

Yoshida, Icho aim for more global gold, ticket to RioAs Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho attempt to continue the global dominance of their respective weight classes, there will be more than another world title at stake for each.
Japan’s top stars will also be battling for berths in next year’s Rio de Janeiro when they take the mat here at the world wrestling championships, which got underway on Monday.

Yamaha Racing Aim For Enduro 1 Podium At Gp Of Portugal

Yamaha Racing Aim For Enduro 1 Podium At GP of PortugalDetermined to build on their impressive showing at the GP of Spain, Team Yamaha Miglio have their sights set on putting the WR250F back on the podium in Portugal this weekend.
Showing that he's now firmly over his preseason shoulder injury, Cristobal Guerrero led Team Yamaha Miglio to success at Jerez in Spain by claiming two well-deserved top three results. Feeling much more comfortable and confident, the Spaniard knows that he has the pace required to run at the front of the highly competitive Enduro 1 category.

Javelin Thrower Arai Takes Aim At 90m

Javelin thrower Arai takes aim at 90mEven now, Ryohei Arai can vividly remember the arc of the spear across the night sky. The sixth and last throw by Finland’s Tero Pitkamaki at the 2007 IAAF World Championships in Osaka landed 90.33 meters from where he released it.

Ces 2015 : Casio's New Dj Controllers Aim To Upgrade Your Next House Party Setlist

CES 2015 : Casio's new DJ controllers aim to upgrade your next house party setlistToday, Casio America, Inc. is pleased to announce its Trackformer series of new DJ products, which enables individuals to emulate their favorite DJs and producers, during the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas, NV, from January 6-9, 2015. With the XW-DJ1 DJ Controller and XW-PD1 Groove Center, dance music fans can create, mix and play or produce their favorite tracks on their own. Casio will be located in the Central Hall, booth #11006.

Furukawa Takes Longer Aim At Next Olympic Medal

Furukawa takes longer aim at next Olympic medalAs archer Takaharu Furukawa silently takes aim at the tiny target, as he has been doing all morning, he becomes so focused that he has been likened to an ascetic Buddhist monk. Competing in a sport in which even a few centimeters can mean the difference between victory and defeat, one thought constantly stays on his mind: “What can I do to get better?”

All Systems Go For Super Gt Vehicles During Off Season Tests Four Nissan Gt-r Nismo Gt500s Aim To Recapture The Title

All Systems Go For Super GT Vehicles During Off Season Tests Four Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500s Aim To Recapture The TitleThe opening round of SUPER GT 2014 will be held at the Okayama International Circuit in Okayama prefecture over two days between April 5 and 6. In preparation, three weeks before the main event on March 15 and 16, official tests were carried out in Okayama which has been the stage for the opening round for four consecutive years since 2011. After this, each team was set to greet the opening with renewed enthusiasm.