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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Vintage Kawashima aims to scale new heights with Japan

Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima heads to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with a clear goal to realise: to make up for their heart-breaking Round-of-16 exit at South Africa 2010. Eight years ago, Kawashima was selected into the Japan squad as a backup to Seigo Narazaki. With the competition kicking off, though, he emerged as the surprise starting goalkeeper in ...

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Acuna has pep in step, but Braves using caution

ATLANTA — Ronald Acuna Jr. had no trouble throwing his left leg over the railing to join in the celebration that followed Johan Camargo‘s walk-off home run Tuesday night. The young phenom has also walked around the Braves’ clubhouse this week with no visible indication he is just a few days removed from what was initially feared to be a ...

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