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Five rikishi share lead after Day 10

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 03:37
Mitakeumi, Takakeisho and Asanoyama earned impressive victories Tuesday to move into a five-way tie for the lead at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.The logjam at ...

Organizers laud Rugby World Cup prep

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 03:25
Rugby World Cup 2019 organizers on Tuesday said the stage is set for a “transformational” tournament as host nation Japan prepares to raise the curtain ...

South Korean baseball team cancels fall training in Japan amid trade row

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 03:24
South Korean professional baseball team LG Twins has canceled its annual fall training in western Japan amid an escalating diplomatic row between the two countries, ...

Mavericks call up Alvark’s Yudai Baba to fall tryout

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 03:23
Yudai Baba has stressed that he wants to be an NBA player, participating in a mini-camp and playing in July’s Summer League.Now the 23-year-old speedster ...

Yuzuru Hanyu skates to victory in competitive return

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 03:22
A healthy Yuzuru Hanyu returned to competition over the weekend at the Autumn Classic International in victorious fashion. The superstar scored a comfortable win skating ...

Italy captain Sergio Parisse optimistic team can deliver big World Cup surprise

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 02:29
To say the draw for the Rugby World Cup pool stage was unkind to Italy would be an understatement.Reaching the quarterfinals was always going to ...

NHL players to stick with current CBA until September 2022

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:26
The National Hockey League will play its next three seasons without the threat of a work stoppage amid optimism that labor peace will stretch beyond ...

Olympic Channel heavily invested in success of 2020 Tokyo Games

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:24
The Olympic Channel, a sport-focused streaming television service operated by the International Olympic Committee, is hoping that fans tune into the free platform when it ...

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger done for season with elbow injury

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:01
Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he’s played through the end of every contract he’s ever signed. It’s tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh ...

Wales’ training session draws 15,000 fans ahead of World Cup

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 06:34
A crowd of about 15,000 fans gathered to see Wales, one of the tournament favorites, hold the team’s first open training session in Japan on ...

Brave Blossoms taking different approaches to preparation, playing ahead of World Cup

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 04:54
Japan heads into their opening game of the Rugby World Cup knowing its strategy off the field in terms of preparation needs to be the ...

Ayamu Ishikawa, Tatsuhiro Tamura lead Marines over Lions

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 04:45
Ayumu Ishikawa pitched seven strong innings and Tatsuhiro Tamura drove in the winning runs on Monday as the Chiba Lotte Marines claimed a 9-3 come-from-behind ...

Okinoumi surrenders top spot on ninth day of basho

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 04:10
Okinoumi suffered his first loss of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday and fell into a two-way tie for the lead with fellow rank-and-filer ...

Sumo 101: Presentation of new recruits

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 04:07
Sumo is a world filled with ritual and costume.From daily training to tournament bouts to going out in public, there are rules governing what you ...

Okamoto keeps Olympic thoughts on back burner

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:36
Teenager Misugu Okamoto is refusing to entertain thoughts of Tokyo Olympic gold despite becoming skateboarding’s youngest world champion over the weekend.The 13-year-old captured the skateboarding ...

Springboks assistant coach calls for fair officiating in All Blacks showdown

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:35
The Springboks on Monday called on French referee Jerome Garces to treat them as equals during this weekend’s opening Pool B blockbuster clash with defending ...

Judo champion who defied Iran’s rules now in hiding

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:35
Saeid Mollaei has been in hiding since he left the Iranian judo team last month, saying he had been ordered to withdraw from the world ...

U.S. retailer seeks to shake up Japan’s merchandise market

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:24
Kodai Senga’s 12-strikeout no-hitter on the night of Sept. 6 was more than just a historic moment — it was the first of his career ...

Dodgers damage Mets’ playoff chances with comeback win

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 01:44
Pete Alonso is slumping at the wrong time for the New York Mets.And with little margin for error, their two most reliable relievers let a ...

Koji Miyoshi scores winner off bench on Antwerp debut

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:52
On-loan midfielder Koji Miyoshi scored a winner just five minutes into his Belgian top-division debut as Antwerp beat Anderlecht 2-1 away on Sunday.The match was ...

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