- Hiroshima takes over J-League lead with 1-0 win Updated: Apr-12-14 9:08 am
- Japan's biggest slum not on maps or in film fest Updated: Mar-23-14 4:20 am
- Japanese teams struggling in AFC Champions League Updated: Mar-17-14 3:56 am
HIROSHIMA, Japan - Kazuhiko Chiba scored in the 81st minute on Saturday as Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat FC Tokyo 1-0 to move into first place in the J-League standings.
OSAKA, Japan - Japan's biggest slum is visible just blocks from bustling restaurants and shops in Osaka, the country's second-largest city. But it cannot be found on official maps.
SEOUL - Japan's football league is generally regarded as the best in Asia, but as its clubs struggle to prove their superiority against regional rivals in the Asian Champions League, that title could be under threat.