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Porto’s Shoya Nakajima joins Al Ain on half-season loan

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 08:43
Samurai Blue midfielder Shoya Nakajima has joined Al Ain on loan from Porto, the United Arab Emirates club said Saturday.The 26-year-old signed for Porto in ...

Bills ride defense past Ravens, advance to AFC championship

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 07:40
Taron Johnson matched the NFL postseason record with a 101-yard interception return for a touchdown as the host Buffalo Bills delivered a 17-3 victory over ...

B. League salvages canceled All-Star weekend with online contests

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 07:20
Players contributed dunk videos from their team's practice facilities while a small team broadcast from Adastria Mito Arena, where the festivities had been scheduled to ...

Mesut Ozil reportedly agrees to terminate Arsenal contract

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 05:09
Mesut Ozil's seven-year stay at Arsenal is set to end after reports on Saturday claimed the former Germany attacker and the Gunners have reached an ...

Greek Olympic sailor praised for breaking sexual assault taboo

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 04:33
Sofia Bekatorou, one of Greece's most successful Olympians and a two-time medalist at the Summer Games, reaped praise this weekend for coming forward with a ...

Australian Open to plough ahead despite players’ quarantine anger

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 04:17
Dozens of players who shared chartered flights with three who tested positive for the coronavirus will not be allowed to leave their hotel rooms during ...

Daieisho alone in first place after improving to 7-0 at New Year Basho

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 11:53
Daieisho's win improved his career record against Takanosho to 3-3, and completed his clean sweep of the three sanyaku ranks below yokozuna.

Manchester United to use Liverpool clash as litmus test

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 10:48
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Sunday's Premier League match at defending champion Liverpool will be a test of his team's title credentials.United has ...

Yankees land pitcher Corey Kluber

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 10:18
Free agent right-hander Corey Kluber, a two-time Cy Young Award winner coming off two injury-plagued seasons, is reportedly joining the New York Yankees.According to multiple ...

Marines suspend Ikuhiro Kiyota indefinitely over violation of COVID-19 rules

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 09:34
The Chiba Lotte Marines on Friday suspended outfielder Ikuhiro Kiyota indefinitely after he breached the Pacific League club's rules regarding the coronavirus to dine with ...

Hopes for Tokyo’s Summer Olympics growing dim

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 08:35
Officials both in Tokyo and with the International Olympic Committee have begun to acknowledge that holding a safe games might not be possible.

North American leagues in renewed struggle against COVID-19

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 06:26
The NBA postponed three more games and the NHL pushed back the Dallas Stars' season opener again amid a surge of COVID-19 cases that has ...

Rui Hachimura among nine Wizards sidelined due to COVID-19 outbreak

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 06:03
In an impromptu online press conference, Washington general manager Tommy Sheppard said six of the nine players had tested positive for the virus.

Wayne Rooney ends playing career to manage Derby on full-time basis

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 05:55
Equally capable of predatory finishes and spectacular strikes, Rooney was one of the world's best forwards during his prime.

Daieisho and Akiseyama unbeaten after six days as Meisei loses

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:18
The two maegashira stayed ahead of the pack at Ryogoku Kokugikan as the New Year Basho headed toward the weekend midway point.

New rugby league to feature 12 teams, two conferences in top flight

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:40
The Japan Rugby Football Union hopes a larger first division will result in higher-quality matches when the new league kicks off in January 2022.

J. League chairman found new reach with media openness during pandemic

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:40
Mitsuru Murai believes that keeping in regular contact with reporters helped him stay on track during the novel coronavirus-struck 2020 season.

Frank Lampard defends goal celebrations as officials call for restraint

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 07:01
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard defended his players on Thursday amid a growing debate about teams celebrating goals with hugs and high-fives while the country is ...

Andy Murray doubtful for Australian Open after positive coronavirus test

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 06:07
Andy Murray's participation in the Australian Open has been thrown into doubt after it was revealed on Thursday he had tested positive for the coronavirus.The ...

Paralympian Neil Fachie says athletes face moral dilemma over vaccine

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 05:41
British Paralympian Neil Fachie believes athletes face a moral dilemma over being vaccinated for COVID-19 ahead of high-risk individuals but said he would take the ...