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Top League cancels opening four rounds through Feb. 7

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 05:14
The first four rounds of the new Top League season have been canceled and tickets will be refunded, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Thursday.A ...

Jurgen Klopp says Burnley defeat a ‘massive punch in the face’

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 04:44
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said his team's shock 1-0 defeat at home to Burnley on Thursday was a "massive punch in the face" and took ...

Former South Korea speed skating coach jailed for sexual assault

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 04:21
A South Korean court Thursday sentenced a former national speed skating coach to over a decade in prison for sexually assaulting double Olympic gold medalist ...

Victoria government confirms new case in Australian Open quarantine

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 04:07
The Victoria state government on Friday confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in the group of people in quarantine in Melbourne ahead of the Australian ...

Daieisho, Shodai remain tied atop standings at New Year Basho

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 12:01
Ozeki Asanoyama was unable to keep pace with the leaders at the 15-day meet, however, dropping two wins back with a loss to sekiwake Terunofuji.

When removing two stars from playoff games represents progress for NFL

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 11:26
While fans of the Ravens and the Chiefs would vigorously disagree, others might consider the removal of Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes welcome sights.

NPB lays out plans for 2021 season

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 11:21
Teams will begin their spring camps as scheduled on Feb. 1 in Miyazaki and Okinawa prefectures, though they’ll do so with no fans present.

Wizards postpone another game due to coronavirus

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 11:17
The Washington Wizards on Wednesday announced the postponement of their upcoming game against the Milwaukee Bucks because of a coronavirus outbreak that has sidelined several ...

Olympic gold medalist Sofia Bekatorou testifies in landmark sex abuse case in Greece

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 10:58
An Olympian credited with launching a belated #MeToo awakening in Greece testified on Wednesday in a sex abuse trial that has encouraged other women to ...

Pro gamer retires at 25 after thumb injury

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 10:18
Professional gamer Thomas Paparatto thanked fans for "an amazing run" after a thumb injury forced him to throw in the towel at the age of ...

Philip Rivers retires after 17 NFL seasons

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 10:11
Quarterback Philip Rivers is retiring from the NFL after a prolific 17-year career that he recalled Wednesday as his "childhood dream."Rivers starred with the Chargers ...

IOC’s Dick Pound says fans not ‘must-have’ for Tokyo Olympics

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 07:28
As for another postponement, however, he said "it's just not possible so it's either 2021, or nothing."

Shodai moves into joint lead with Daieisho after dramatic redo

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 12:13
Ozeki Shodai moved into a tie for first place Wednesday at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament after the overnight leader, No. 1 maegashira Daieisho, ...

Point guard Yuki Kawamura growing into role at B-Corsairs

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 11:18
The 19-year-old Tokai University freshman is turning heads with his ability to direct the game on the court.

Tiger Woods to miss at least two events after back surgery

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 10:15
Fifteen-time major champion Tiger Woods is going to miss time after he underwent the fifth back surgery of his career.Woods announced the surgery via a ...

Australian Open cluster grows as two more players test positive

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 08:53
Two more Australian Open players have tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities revealed Wednesday, taking to the number of cases linked to the tennis tournament ...

Shocking concussion incident should be wake-up call for sumo

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 08:29
The indifference shown by referees to the head injury sustained by third-tier wrestler Shonannoumi on Tuesday drew criticism from fans and journalists alike.

‘Unwavering’ Tokyo 2020 CEO says fans at Olympics not guaranteed

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 07:01
In an interview marking the six-month countdown to the Summer Games, Toshiro Muto did not rule out the possibility that events will take place behind ...

MLB to investigate ex-Mets GM Jared Porter over inappropriate texts

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 05:01
Major League Baseball plans to investigate former New York Mets general manager Jared Porter for sending unsolicited, inappropriate text messages to a female reporter, a ...

Sarah Thomas to become first woman to officiate at Super Bowl

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 04:37
Sarah Thomas will make history again next month as the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl.The NFL on Tuesday announced the officiating crew for ...