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SPORTS JAPAN

SPORTS JAPAN tells you everything about the exciting world of Japanese sports and martial arts with in-depth analysis and up-to-the-minute stories.

Ayako Kisa

Originally from Tokyo, Ayako lived in Los Angeles for 7 years during her childhood. She later became a well-known newscaster for Fuji TV and married US Major League baseball player Kazuhisa Ishii. She went on to become a freelance TV personality appearing on various news, variety and sports shows.

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ON AIR SCHEDULE (UTC)

Fri.4:30 - 5:00
8:30 - 9:00
16:30 - 17:00
22:30 - 23:00

May 29, Fri.

Swimming Japan

At the Japan Swimming Championships, promising young swimmers won 4 events in both the men's and women's competition. London Olympic bronze medalist Kosuke Hagino was in fine form and put in a world-class performance. We use a high-speed camera to analyze the secret behind his incredible speed through the water. We also introduce a training academy for young Japanese swimmers that has nurtured numerous Olympic medalists.

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    Miyako Tanaka-Oulevey
    Miyako won a bronze medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in the synchronized swimming duet. She has also coached the American and French synchronized swimming teams and currently works as a performance enhancement consultant for sports people.

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