from Raw Japan:

Toyota’s long and winding F1 road

March 17, 2009

For not seeing a win since joining Formula One in 2002, Toyota's commitment to the sport is admirable, especially after Honda's pullout in December left the team the last Japanese standing in the glamour sport.

Is baseball finally a world sport?

March 10, 2009

The Italians are quite excited about their team doing well at the World Baseball Classic.

Japanese mum’s world record bid floored

By Reuters Staff
February 10, 2009

A Japanese mother of two’s bid to emulate George Foreman by winning a world boxing title at 45 has been floored after the World Boxing Council (WBC) ruled she was too old, writes Alastair Himmer.