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France looking to impose attacking style of play against Argentina

1 hour 41 min ago
France coach Jacques Brunel thinks he knows how to beat Argentina — impose an attacking style of play early on and then batter the Pumas ...

Sumo 101: New Otani hotels and sumo

2 hours 33 min ago
Last Friday, several members of the Ireland rugby team, including Clan Healy and Rory Best, visited Isegahama stable to watch a training session.It’s unusual for ...

Takakeisho moves ahead of the pack

2 hours 33 min ago
Takakeisho took the outright lead at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday, beating Myogiryu to improve to 10-2 and secure promotion back to ozeki.The ...

Man City cruises past Shakhtar in Champions League

2 hours 34 min ago
Manchester City became the only English club to win its opening Champions League game, beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 on Wednesday.After Chelsea and Liverpool lost and ...

Russia captain Vasily Artemyev says ‘pressure is on’ Japan in opener

3 hours 7 sec ago
Russia captain Vasily Artemyev has warned Japan that unless it brings its “A” game in Friday’s Rugby World Cup opener, the Brave Blossoms could face ...

Haka embodies spirit of New Zealand’s All Blacks

3 hours 26 min ago
The crowd is erupting in anticipation. The national anthems of both teams have just concluded and all eyes are now firmly fixed on the action ...

England favorites to win World Cup, says former Brave Blossoms assistant Sawaki

3 hours 27 min ago
Keisuke Sawaki, 44, a former Japan assistant coach under Eddie Jones in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, has made bold predictions for the upcoming World ...

Retooled Brave Blossoms look to take world by storm

3 hours 28 min ago
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has a clear goal for the 2019 Rugby World Cup — lead his team to the quarterfinals for the first ...

On-demand streaming service available for overseas visitors to RWC

3 hours 31 min ago
An online streaming service designed for the more than 400,000 overseas visitors expected here over the next two months for the Rugby World Cup was ...

Cancer survivor completes 12,000-km cycle from U.K. to Japan for Rugby World Cup

4 hours 30 min ago
On the rain-soaked shores of Lake Kawaguchi in Yamanashi Prefecture, Patrick McIntosh, 63, looks relaxed, unperturbed by the inclement weather. In the context of his ...

Gerrit Cole reaches 300 strikeouts for season as Astros clinch playoff berth

4 hours 32 min ago
Gerrit Cole wanted to get his milestone strikeout at home, and he accomplished the feat in an important win for the Houston Astros.Cole struck out ...

Japan hosts groundbreaking Rugby World Cup

4 hours 55 min ago
The eyes of the world will be on Tokyo on Friday when Japan kicks off the 2019 Rugby World Cup in the opening game against ...

All Blacks select playmakers Beauden Barrett, Richie Mo’unga for opener against South Africa

4 hours 58 min ago
Defending champion New Zealand has stuck with a dual playmaker model, selecting Richie Mo’unga at flyhalf and Beauden Barrett at fullback for their Rugby World ...

Japan set to welcome the world for opening of 2019 Rugby World Cup

5 hours 12 min ago
Blood, sweat and tears will be shed over the next six weeks as 20 teams fight for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in 12 stadiums ...

Japan Skins exhibition to be broadcast live worldwide

5 hours 29 min ago
Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by ...

Brave Blossoms admit nervousness, excitement before RWC opener against Russia

5 hours 54 min ago
Japan national team players on Thursday confessed to feeling nervous ahead of Friday’s opening game of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, but are confident the ...

Christina Valdez ecstatic after fulfilling dream of seeing Yuzuru Hanyu skate in person

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:13
There is nothing greater in life than fulfilling a dream.For Christina Valdez, the artistic director and choreographer for the Crescendo Conservatory in Overland Park, Kansas, ...

Zach Neal picks up 10th straight win as Lions edge closer to Pacific League pennant

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:21
Zach Neal allowed five hits over eight innings to win his 10th-straight decision as the Seibu Lions beat the Orix Buffaloes 5-0 in the Pacific ...

Wrestlers Risako Kawai, Hiroe Minagawa punch tickets for 2020 Tokyo Games; Kaori Icho eliminated

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:09
Risako Kawai booked her spot in next year’s Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday along with compatriot Hiroe Minagawa as both advanced to the finals of their ...

Antlers fall on away goals in Asian Champions League quarterfinals

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:39
Defending champions Kashima Antlers exited the Asian Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday with a 1-1 home draw against China’s Guangzhou Evergrande.The teams had played to ...

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