The cool guy on ice: Meet ice hockey player Shuhei Kuji

ベルリンのアイスホッケーチームアイス「ベーレンベルリン」に所属する日本人プレーヤー久慈修平さんにインタビューしました! We interviewed with Shuhei Kuji, the Japanese ice hockey player in Eisbären Berlin! Q:日本のどちらのご出身ですか? Where are you from? 北海道苫小牧出身です。大学卒業後、5年間王子イーグルスという苫小牧のアイスホッケーチームに所属していました。6年目で海外に挑戦したいという思いで、今年ベルリンにきました。 I’m from Tomakomai, Hokkaido. I belonged to Oji Eagles, which is in Tomakomai, for 5 years after graduating the university. In the sixth year, I wanted to challenge abroad and came to Berlin this year. […]

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Japan’s emotional celebrations after unbelievable win over South Africa!

Japan have beaten South Africa, who started the match with their most experienced XV in internationals, in their first-ever match with the Springboks. History. And what a game. Final score RSA 32- JPN 34. Karne Hesketh’s try well after the 80th minute gave Japan an incredible 34-32 win against South Africa at Brighton Community Stadium […]

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Legendary football coach Dettmar Cramer, who coached both Japan and Hertha Berlin (for one day!) is dead

In order to strengthen its national team ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games four years later, the Japan Football Association had the idea in 1960 of bringing in a foreign professional coach. Dettmar Cramer was ultimately selected for this role. Through Cramer’s coaching and leadership, and the efforts of his players, the Japanese national team […]

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Happy birthday, Homare Sawa!

Homare Sawa (37) recently participated in her sixth FIFA Women’s World Cup™ with Japan, reaching the final in Canada four years after lifting the prestigious trophy at Germany 2011, where she was awarded the adidas Golden Ball and Golden Shoe awards. Later that year, the all-action attacking midfielder was named FIFA Women’s World Player of […]

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Genki Haraguchi in Berlin

Genki Haraguchi joined Hertha from the Japanese side Saitama at the start of the season. He tells how he has adapted to the German capital.

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