Category: Sports

Health Japan Sports

Children’s Physical Performance in Japan Deteriorates

The Japan Sports Agency pointed out that the latest results reflected a drop in time spent on exercise, excluding physical education at schools, growth in time for smartphones and rising obesity rates.

Disability Japan Paralympics Sports

Wheelchair rugby players look for spotlight amid World Cup excitement

“The Japanese Para-Sports Association and the country’s wheelchair rugby federation have organized an international tournament in Tokyo during the Rugby World Cup partly in a bid to raise the recognition of the sport ahead of the Paralympics.The five-day World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge 2019, which opens Wednesday, will see eight of the top-10 teams battling it out at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.”