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Sweden edges S. Korea with help from review

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:34
Sweden got the break it needed from the video review system, and team captain Andreas Granqvist didn’t waste the chance.Granqvist slid his penalty kick into ...

Belgium surges past Panama in second half

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:28
Unlike the other World Cup favorites that struggled through their opening matches, Belgium looked every part the title contender.Having Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku capable ...

England prevails on late Harry Kane goal

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:21
Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out.Kane found an ...

Shigakkan University fires wrestling coach Kazuhito Sakae

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:12
Former Japan Wrestling Federation development director Kazuhito Sakae was officially dismissed as head coach of the Shigakkan University wrestling team, following approval by the school’s ...

New Japanese citizen Nick Fazekas hoping to make immediate impact for Akatsuki Five

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:18
Nick Fazekas could be a difference-maker for the Akatsuki Five, who are desperate for a win in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.The 32-year-old big ...

Japan sends Princess Hisako to Russia for World Cup

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:25
Princess Hisako, honorary patron of the Japan Football Association, left Japan on Monday to attend games of the ongoing World Cup in Russia, marking the ...

Mike Bolsinger following Tatsuhiro Tamura’s lead during wildly successful start to career in Japan

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:47
Early on during Mike Bolsinger’s latest start for the Chiba Lotte Marines, catcher Tatsuhiro Tamura noticed his pitcher shaking his head a little every now ...

Honda happy to return to Russia

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:12
Having won a slew of trophies with Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow, this World Cup is a happy homecoming of sorts for Keisuke Honda.Honda, who joined ...

Astros beat Royals for 11th straight win

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:47
The Houston Astros keep finding ways to win, while the Kansas City Royals keep inventing ways to lose.Carlos Correa and the Astros won their 11th ...

Brazil held to draw by Switzerland at World Cup

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 20:34
APBrazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia.The five-time champion was held to a ...

Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champion

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 19:35
One was about power. The other was about patience.Brooks Koepka has a game for the U.S. Open no matter the course, no matter the test, ...

Kazuki Nakajima helps lead 1-2 finish for Toyota in 24 Hours of Le Mans

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 19:07
Kazuki Nakajima drove his Toyota to victory on Sunday in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, giving the top spot on the podium to a ...

Mexico stuns champion Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:49
MOSCOWReuters Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated ...

Olympic volleyball bronze medalist Yoko Zetterlund becomes Japan American Football Association’s first female director

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 05:28
Yoko Zetterlund, who helped the United States women’s volleyball team earn the bronze medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, has joined the Japan American Football ...

IBF super bantamweight champion Ryouske Iwasa to defend title against Ireland’s TJ Doheny

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:09
Ryosuke Iwasa will defend his IBF super bantamweight crown for the second time in August when he takes on Ireland’s TJ Doheny in Tokyo, Iwasa’s ...

Japan determined to avoid costly fouls in World Cup opener against Colombia

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:05
With several games at this World Cup so far having been decided by penalties and free kicks, Japan will be looking to avoid costly fouls ...

Top League teams upset Super Rugby duo

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:05
The Top League claimed an impressive double scalp over Super Rugby on Sunday as NEC Green Rockets and Suntory Sungoliath beat the Waratahs and Brumbies, ...

Swallows beat Fighters to clinch first interleague crown

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 03:49
Yasuhiro “Ryan” Ogawa allowed a run over six innings as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows beat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5-1 on Sunday to clinch ...

Japan routs China in college football tournament

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 02:28
Kyoto University quarterback Daisuke Tanaka threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Japan in a 70-0 rout of China on Saturday at ...

Dustin Johnson escapes wild third round with share of U.S Open lead

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:12
Dustin Johnson at least gets one more round to try to redeem himself in the U.S. Open.So does the USGA. The best players in the ...

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