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Imahira triumphs at Asia Pacific Open Diamond Cup

Imahira triumphs at Asia Pacific Open Diamond Cup

Shugo Imahira drew on his wealth of experience at winning to claim the Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup at Oarai Golf Club today to secure his first Asian Tour title and sixth success on the Japan Golf Tour Organisation. 16 May 2022
Quayle’s 61 puts him on top in Japan

Quayle’s 61 puts him on top in Japan

Anthony Quayle had plenty to play for if he stayed home and completed the PGA Tour of Australasia season in the hopes of securing a DP World Tour card. Instead the Queenslander headed back to Japan and he was rewarded earlier today. 28 Apr 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #64 – Brendan Jones

The Thing About Golf Podcast #64 – Brendan Jones

Brendan Jones is one of Australia’s most successful yet lowest profile international golfers. 20 Apr 2022
Socceroos bid to avoid World Cup calamity

Socceroos bid to avoid World Cup calamity

Australia will miss out on automatic qualification for the World Cup in Qatar if they fail to defeat Japan on Thursday. 24 Mar 2022
Muscat sounds Socceroos warning as Samurai Blue bid to deliver brutal blow

Muscat sounds Socceroos warning as Samurai Blue bid to deliver brutal blow

A take-no-prisoners practitioner in his playing days, Japan-based coach Kevin Muscat has offered an equally blunt appraisal of Australia’s hopes of derailing the Samurai Blue next month to keep their automatic World Cup qualification hopes alive. 7 Feb 2022
2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup semi-final results: Upset done and new finalist

2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup semi-final results: Upset done and new finalist

Two teams have booked their ticket for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup, with one upset occurring and another team going through as predicted. 4 Feb 2022
World Cup win or bust for Socceroos versus old foe Japan

World Cup win or bust for Socceroos versus old foe Japan

A disappointing draw against Oman means the Socceroos must do something they haven't done since 2009 to automatically qualify for the World Cup -- beat Japan. 2 Feb 2022
Japan win adds to pressure on Socceroos World Cup qualification

Japan win adds to pressure on Socceroos World Cup qualification

Japan have beaten Saudi Arabia 2-0 in World Cup qualifying, moving the Blue Samurai four points clear of the Socceroos ahead of Australia's own tie in Oman. 2 Feb 2022
Oman only concern for Socceroos boss

Oman only concern for Socceroos boss

Rivals Japan and Saudi Arabia are facing each other but Graham Arnold insists the Socceroos sole focus is on securing a World Cup qualifying win over Oman. 1 Feb 2022
DP World Tour expands into Japan

DP World Tour expands into Japan

The DP World Tour has long outstripped its origins of its former European Tour moniker and to underline that it will host an event in Japan for the first time. 24 Nov 2021
Japanese players hoping to continue year of success at WAAP

Japanese players hoping to continue year of success at WAAP

A six-member Japanese contingent is not just motivated to keep the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship (WAAP) trophy at home but also to continue what has been an outstanding year of golf for the country. 10 Nov 2021
Hideki wins at home

Hideki wins at home

Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama had three birdies in five holes on the back nine and eagled the 18th for good measure for a five-stroke victory at the PGA Tour's ZOZO Championship. 25 Oct 2021
Zalatoris aims for winning Asian debut at ZOZO Championship

Zalatoris aims for winning Asian debut at ZOZO Championship

American rising star Will Zalatoris hopes to produce a winning debut in his maiden visit to Asia when he tees up in the ZOZO Championship at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club starting on Thursday. 19 Oct 2021
The Preview: ZOZO Championship

The Preview: ZOZO Championship

After a year in the U.S. caused by the pandemic, the ZOZO Championship returns to its original home at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club an hour east of Tokyo. 19 Oct 2021
Socceroos now to face Saudi Arabia in uncertain circumstances

Socceroos now to face Saudi Arabia in uncertain circumstances

The Socceroos registered their first World Cup qualifying defeat in 12 matches and their first loss since June 2019 with defeat to Japan. 13 Oct 2021
‘Fickle coaching’: Socceroos boss not fazed by ex-teammate Japan’s coach

‘Fickle coaching’: Socceroos boss not fazed by ex-teammate Japan’s coach

The current record breaking performance of the Socceroos has not fazed head coach Graham Arnold who expects a win against Japan. 11 Oct 2021
Socceroos World Cup qualifying fixtures confirmed

Socceroos World Cup qualifying fixtures confirmed

The time and location of the upcoming Third Round FIFA World Cup 2022 Socceroos fixtures have been confirmed. 30 Sep 2021
Big names commit to ZOZO Championship

Big names commit to ZOZO Championship

Tournament officials confirmed today that Japan’s home hero and reigning Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama has committed to play in the ZOZO Championship at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba from October 21-24. 28 Sep 2021
Only Japanese-based Matilda to make debut

Only Japanese-based Matilda to make debut

Japan's first women's professional soccer league, the WE League, kicked off last Sunday. Next Monday will be the debut of Australia's only player currently contracted in the League, Alex Chidiac. 17 Sep 2021
Socceroos to play home qualifier abroad

Socceroos to play home qualifier abroad

The upcoming Socceroos' home FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Oman will not be held in Australia, but at a neutral venue after the FA's plan for a 'travel bubble' failed. 17 Sep 2021
ZOZO Championship to go ahead in Japan

ZOZO Championship to go ahead in Japan

PGA Tour and ZOZO Inc. officials today announced that the 2021 ZOZO Championship will be played as scheduled, October 21-24, at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan. 14 Sep 2021