An interesting Japanese unusual sport is called Bo-taoshi, which is a capture-the-flag-like game with elements of rugby and war. Shown below is a game played at its highest level, between cadets of Japan’s National Defense Academy. Two teams of 150 players compete for each other’s pole, the aim is to bring the pole down to a 30 degree angle. You have to watch the video to see how this is done. See more about Bo-taoshi.
Entries Tagged as 'Japan'
June 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
The men’s marathon at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan was won by Ethiopian runner Abebe Bikila, repeating his win from four years earlier. He was the first repeat winner of the Olympic Marathon. See more on the men’s Olympic Games marathon.
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June 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
The men’s marathon at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games in Germany was won by Japanese runner Kee-Chung Sohn. He was actually Korean-born but ran in Japanese colors because his country was occupied by Japan at the time. Here is a classic 10-minute movie recording of the marathon. See more on the men’s Olympic Games marathon.
April 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
The men’s 100m at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games was won by US sprinter Bob Hayes in 10.0 seconds. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.
May 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Football (Soccer)
The highlight videos often only show you the goals. Here is a collection of 10 super skills from the world’s best players at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
January 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on Japanese Ski Jumping Gold in Nagano · Ski Jumping
This sport science video was made just before Nagano Olympic Winter Games 1998 by Japanese Forum for Winter Sport Science and delivered to 600 elementary and junior high schools in Nagano area. The original version was in Japanese, it has been dubbed in English.