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Pyeongchang Olympics
Pyeongchang Olympics

Noriaki Kasai is the World's Oldest Ski Jumper and a Goddamn Legend

Kasai, 45, just competed in his eighth Winter Olympics. In Poland, a rap song has been recorded about his feats, while in Finland, a punk band has dedicated a track to him.
David Cox
a day ago
international relations
international relations

Japan Prime Minister Abe Eats it in Bunker While Golfing With Trump

Shinzo Abe was out on the links with Donald Trump, when he took a spill back into the bunker. Like any logical body would do.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.8.17
Fightland
Fightland

Gabi Garcia Crushes Opponent Half Her Size with Illegal Head Kick, Doing Japanese Fighting Proud

The MMA fan's shameful obsession never disappoints.
Josh Rosenblatt
7.7.17
WRESTLING
WRESTLING

New Japan Pro Wrestling Finally Comes to America

The cult favorite wrestling promotion finally landed on American shores over the weekend, bringing hard-hitting, high-quality wrestling direct to its U.S. fanbase for the first time.
Evan McGarvey
7.6.17
Infinity
Infinity

Try Not to Watch this Hypnotic Video of Kids' Jump Rope WR Forever

These kids have cooked up a batch of perfect perfection.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.23.17
Fightland
Fightland

We Spent a Week in Tokyo's Fight Scene

A good man jobbed, tears in Korakuen Hall, and why being big in Japan can be a big problem for boxers.
Gabe Oppenheim
5.30.17
Fightland
Fightland

A 12-Year-Old Will Fight a 24-Year-Old in Japan This Weekend

You may not like the sound of it, but Japan has a long history of youths fighting adults in exhibition matches.
Jake Hughes
5.18.17
Fightland
Fightland

14 Million People Watched a Japanese Boxing Champ Fight Four Fans

A gangster, a school teacher, a YouTuber, and a club host all fought ex-world champion Koki Kameda in hope of ¥10million jackpot.
Jake Hughes
5.10.17
Fightland
Fightland

The Rizin Recap: Results from Rizin FF 5 - Sakura

There were plenty of mounted crucifixes at Rizin 5, which was fitting for an Easter Sunday morning. Read what went down in Yokohama.
Jake Hughes
4.17.17
Fightland
Fightland

Everything You Need to Know About Rizin 5

It’s time for the controlled madness of Japanese MMA to return to our lives. Here’s what’s on offer at 'Rizin FF 5 – Sakura' this weekend.
Jake Hughes
4.13.17
Fightland
Fightland

Ten Years Later, PRIDE FC Still Looks Like a Comic Book Come to Life

The Japanese promotion put entertainment first, and everyone is finally catching up.
Jeff Harder
4.6.17
world baseball classic
world baseball classic

Adam Jones' Catch that Robbed the Dominican Republic May Have Made A Legend of Team USA Yet

Adam Jones gave us something to look out for with Team USA in the WBC future: the legend of the little guys.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.19.17