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Sep 27, 2012
Fukuoka City’s Fukuoka Dome will be the stage of Pool A’s first-round games in the 2013 World Baseball Classic (WBC) qualifier, Mar 2~6. Three of the four teams have been announced...
The Fukuoka Pro Basketball Club Co.,Ltd. has announced a new foreign player for Rizing Fukuoka. Reginald Warren (from Florida, USA) will join Rizing in the BJ league for the 2012-2...
Sep 21, 2012
Fukuoka City has officially been selected to host the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final competition. The GP finals will be held at Marine Messe Fukuoka between 12/5~8, 2013. M...
Sep 20, 2012
Akihiro Yamaguchi, a third-year high school student in Kagoshima Prefecture, set a new world’s record for the men’s 200-meter breaststroke at the National Games in Gifu. His time o...
Sep 13, 2012
Kotoshogiku, the Ozeki ranked sumo wrestler from Yanagawa City, Fukuoka, has announced he will get married. The bride is from Saga. Source: Nishinippon Shimbun Sep 12
Sep 6, 2012
Miyazaki City will build a new baseball park at its facilities in the city to attract a third pro team to spring training after the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants and the Fukuoka Softbank Ha...
Aug 30, 2012
Fukuoka Prefecture Gov. Hiroshi Ogawa announced that two prefecture natives who won medals at the recent London Olympics will receive the prefecture sports award. They are Satomi S...
Aug 17, 2012
The Kyushu Transport Bureau revealed the results for sales and turnout at the six boat racing sites in Kyushu and Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi Prefecture for FY 2011. The number of vis...
Aug 16, 2012
Tuesday was a sad day for Fukuoka’s hometown baseball team and fans, as Softbank Hawks’ team captain Hiroki Kokubo announced his retirement from baseball. The professional baseball...
Aug 10, 2012
A new sport has been created in Fukuoka which is similar to volleyball but teams of 4 are in pairs, and each pair has a bath towel to receive and push the ball over the net. There ...