Sports and Recreation play a large role in the Japanese community. Professional sports are just as competitive in Japan as they are in the U.S., and we have seen an increase in the success of Japanese athletes in U.S. professional sports.
Japan Amateur Sports Association | Japanese
Site of public-service organization promoting Japanese amateur sports. Provides info on National Sport festivals and sports clubs.
Sports World Japan
Site of Japan's international sports magazine. Daily and weekly news on wide range of popular sports, international and Japan.
Kids Web Japan: Sports
Overview of traditional sports such as sumo, kendo and aikido.
Michiyo's Sports Info Japan | Japanese
Detailed daily/monthly log of sports scene in Japan, with highlights. Covers professional/high school baseball, sumo, soccer, boxing, volleyball, olympic games, and more. Extensive information about sports teams and athletes available. Maintained by news reporter of Channel NewsAsia, who has worked 10 years for NHK Radio Japan.
Sports and Games in Japan
Jump-off page to site links on Japanese sports and games.
Japan Baseball Daily
Daily game reports, team reports and analysis for Japanese pro baseball. Includes stats for retired players, season leaders, award winners, and index of over 1000 japanese baseball-related links.
Japanese Baseball Site
Japanese Baseball Teams
Professional Baseball in Japan
Official website of the Hanshin Tigers professional baseball team.
Japanese Baseball History
Website devoted to history of Japanese baseball.
JapaneseBaseball.com Forum | Japanese
Online forum on baseball-related issues. Also includes baseball news and links.
JBall -- Japanese Baseball
Teams, Players, News, Foreigners, Past Stars, Managers, History of Japanese Baseball, Records, Japanese language relevent to watching and understanding baseball. Individually maintained.
Nippon Professional Baseball
Comprehensive information on Japan pro baseball including statistics, history, players, leagues and their rankings.
Nippon Professional Baseball Official Stats | Japanese
Official statistics for Japan's professional baseball leagues.
Our sports teams have some of the most loyal fans in the world. The Cubs, The White Sox, The Bears, The Bulls, The Blackhawks, all have a long history of accomplishments, and new teams such as Chicago Fire, are building a strong following as well.
Stadiums and Arenas
Wrigley Field - Chicago Cubs
Cellular One Field - Chicago White Sox
United Center - Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks
Soldier Field - Chicago Bears
News, features, and more Chicago Sports information
Chicago Park District
Chicago Parks and Recreation Organization
Northside MLB National League Professional Baseball Team
Southside MLB American League Professional Baseball Team
NFL Professional Football Team
NHL Professional Hockey Team
MLS Professional Soccer Team