On February 13, Becky (34) announced that she has gotten married to baseball coach Kataoka Yasuyuki (35).
Becky uploaded a photo of a bird onto Instagram and announced, "It's a personal matter, but I recently married minor league Yomiuri Giants coach Yasuyuki Kataoka-san." She continued, "Without forgetting my grateful feelings, I will move forward slowly and steadily. Please continue to support me."
In Japanese professional sumo, former yokozuna grand champion Kisenosato has made a debut as "oyakata" coach and pledged to continue to make a contribution to the sport.
Kisenosato retired on January 16th after suffering consecutive losses on the first three days in the year's first 15-day competition.
On June 26, some sports papers reported that talento Becky (34) and Kataoka Yasuyuki (35), coach for the Yomiuri Giants, are dating. Announcer Ogura Tomoaki confirmed the reports on 'Tokudane!' saying that he confirmed the news with coach Kataoka himself.
At the beginning of the program, Ogura, who is good friends with Kataoka, commented, "I was surprised when I opened the newspaper this morning!" He then continued, "I felt like a father who didn't know anything about his son's love life."
The father of an injured quarterback from the Kwansei Gakuin University American football team has expressed anger with a former coach and another man who deny ordering a player to make a dangerous tackle.
During a game in Tokyo on May 6th, a Nihon University defender tackled the Kwansei Gakuin University quarterback from behind after he had thrown a pass. The quarterback suffered injuries that will take 3 weeks to heal.