Kashima Antlers forward Davi will miss the rest of the J-League season after being ruled out for eight months with a damaged anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee, the team said Monday.
Suzuki MotoGP Test Team rider Nobuatsu Aoki is making a strong recovery from the high-speed crash he suffered at last month’s Suzuka 8-Hour World Endurance Championship race in Japan and could be back testing as early as next month.
Former Pinewood Judo Club member picked up the knock during a training camp in Spain last week. A knee injury has forced former Emmbrook School pupil Ben Fletcher to pull out of the Commonwealth Games.
As they prepare for the Grand Prix of Sweden and the 12th round of 17 in the FIM Motocross World Championship this weekend Rockstar Energy Suzuki Europe was ecstatic to hear that Glenn Coldenhoff rode his RM-Z250 for the first time this week since his left knee reconstruction.
Voltcom Crescent Suzuki racer Eugene Laverty took a hard-fought-for seventh place at the Misano World Circuit ‘Marco Simoncelli’ in Italy today in the second of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship races.
The hopes of Japanese tennis superstar Kei Nishikori to make history once more at Roland Garros came crashing down on Monday as he lost to Slovakian Martin Klizan in the first round of the French Open. He was the first Japanese male to reach the Grand Slam’s fourth round in 75 years last year, but this was not going to be the year to beat that record.
In-form Mainz striker Shinji Okazaki scored his 15th goal of the season and there was more good news for Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni as his regular captain Makoto Hasebe returned from injury and put in a full shift for Nuremberg in the final round of Bundesliga matches on Saturday.
Rockstar Energy Suzuki Europe’s Glenn Coldenhoff will miss out on his 2014 FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship dream after sustaining a left knee injury while training this week at Honda Park in Holland.