Marathon Coach Yoshio Koide Dies

Marathon coach Yoshio Koide dies

Marathon coach Yoshio Koide has died at the age of 80. He trained top Japanese runners including Olympic medalists.

Sources say Koide was suffering from heart problems and was in intensive care this month and died on Wednesday morning.

Naomi Osaka Announces New Coach

Naomi Osaka announces new coach

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has a new coach, following an abrupt split with her former coach Sascha Bajin.

Osaka tweeted a photo of the new member of her team, Jermaine Jenkins, thanking him for joining.

Becky Announces Marriage To Baseball Coach Kataoka Yasuyuki

Becky announces marriage to baseball coach Kataoka Yasuyuki

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.

Naomi Osaka Splits With Coach Sascha Bajin

Naomi Osaka splits with coach Sascha Bajin

The world's number one tennis player, Naomi Osaka, has announced she has split with coach Sascha Bajin.

Osaka said on Twitter on Monday that she was parting ways with the German coach. She gave no details on the decision.

Ex-yokozuna Kisenosato Debuts As 'oyakata' Coach

Ex-yokozuna Kisenosato debuts as 'oyakata' coach

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.

Keisuke Honda Starts To Coach Cambodia Soccer Team

Keisuke Honda starts to coach Cambodia soccer team

Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda, who became the effective coach of the Cambodia's national team, says he intends to move forward slowly and steadily to build up the team.

Honda led a practice session of the team for the first time in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on Tuesday.

Becky Is Dating Baseball Coach Kataoka Yasuyuki

Becky is dating baseball coach Kataoka Yasuyuki

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."

Japan Coach Speaks Before World Cup Opener

Japan coach speaks before World Cup opener

Japan's head coach says his side will try to take the initiative in the country's World Cup opener against Colombia.

Akira Nishino appeared at a pre-game news conference in the Russian city of Saransk on Monday along with Captain Makoto Hasebe.

Disgraced Football Coach Resigns From School Board

Disgraced football coach resigns from school board

The disgraced former head coach of a college American football team in Tokyo has resigned from the school's board as controversy continues over a malicious foul.

Nihon University's board of directors on Friday approved Masato Uchida's resignation as managing director.

Coach Caught On Tape Praising Player For Foul

Coach caught on tape praising player for foul

The former head coach of Nihon University's American football team has been caught on tape praising a player who injured an opponent in a match earlier this month.

NHK has obtained an audio recording of ex-head coach Masato Uchida speaking to reporters immediately after the game on May 6th.

Injured Player's Father Angry With Former Coach

Injured player's father angry with former coach

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.

Former Head Coach Denies Ordering Dangerous Tackle

Former head coach denies ordering dangerous tackle

The former head coach of a Japanese university's American football team has denied the accusation he ordered a player to make a hazardous tackle in a game in Tokyo.

The Nihon University player on May 6th hit the Kwansei Gakuin University quarterback from behind well after he had let a pass go. The quarterback suffered injuries that would take 3 weeks to heal.

Nihon Univ. Head Coach To Resign

Nihon Univ. head coach to resign

The head coach of Nihon University's American football team, Masato Uchida, has accepted full responsibility for a serious foul committed by one of his players and says he intends to resign.

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.

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