Yamaha Frossard To Attempt Italian Gp After Knee Surgery

Yamaha Frossard to attempt Italian GP after knee surgeryMonster Energy Yamaha’s Steven Frossard will travel to Fermo for the Grand Prix of Italy this weekend and attempt the third round of sixteen in the FIM Motocross World Championship in the wake of successful surgery on his right knee on Monday.

Soccer: Kobe Okubo Out For 8 Weeks With Ankle Injury

Soccer: Kobe Okubo out for 8 weeks with ankle injuryVissel Kobe striker Yoshito Okubo will need about eight weeks to fully recover from a sprained right ankle, the club said Tuesday.

The former Japan international suffered the injury in Saturday's 3-1 win at home to J-League champions Kashiwa Reysol.

Baseball: Hanshin Catcher Fujii Suffers Fractured Cheekbone

Baseball: Hanshin catcher Fujii suffers fractured cheekboneHanshin Tigers catcher Akihito Fujii was deactivated from the roster Wednesday with a broken left cheekbone, the Central League club said.

Fujii suffered the injury Tuesday when he was hit by a pitch in the Tigers' 10-2 win over the Hiroshima Carp.

Soccer: Yamazaki Suffers Broken Arm In Olympic Qualifying Loss

Soccer: Yamazaki suffers broken arm in Olympic qualifying lossJubilo Iwata midfielder Ryohei Yamazaki broke his left arm in a fall during Japan's 2-1 defeat to Syria in an Olympic qualifier in Jordan on Sunday.

Yamazaki landed on his arm after an aerial challenge in the 18th minute and had to be taken to hospital during halftime. His replacement, Yuya Osako, unluckily saw a Syrian free-kick deflect off his head for an own goal just a minute later.

Soccer: Sawa Has Injured Right Calf

Soccer: Sawa has injured right calfFIFA Women's World Player of the Year Homare Sawa has injured her right calf while training in Spain with her Nadeshiko League team INAC Kobe Leonessa, a team spokesperson said on Saturday.   Japan women's national team captain Sawa complained of discomfort in a pre-match practice session before Kobe drew 1-1 with the Barcelona women's team in a friendly on Thursday.