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B. League cancels All-Star Game as infections rise in Mito

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 08:39
The weekend of basketball festivities scheduled for Jan. 15-16 was called off after Ibaraki Prefecture designated the city a COVID-19 hotspot.

Six Nations set for crunch talks after French travel block

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 08:26
Concerns over a highly transmissible strain of the coronavirus could prevent French rugby teams from traveling to the United Kingdom.

Tom Brady leads Bucs to postseason win over Washington

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 07:06
Tom Brady threw for 381 yards and two touchdowns to propel the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-23 victory over the Washington Football Team ...

Teenage talent Kokomo Murase second in World Cup big air opener

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 06:28
Kokomo Murase finished just short of a victory in the opening round of the FIS Snowboard Park and Pipe World Cup on Saturday after producing ...

Real’s Zinedine Zidane angry over snowy draw at Osasuna

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 04:45
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said his team's match against Osasuna should have been postponed due to the snowy conditions after the La Liga champion ...

Olympic wrestling champion says athletes shouldn’t get vaccine first

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 04:34
Canada's Olympic wrestling champion Erica Wiebe has said frontline workers and vulnerable people should be prioritized over Olympic athletes for the new coronavirus vaccine.Senior International ...

New Year Basho could be called off if more test positive for virus

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 04:00
Fifteen wrestlers from the top two divisions will miss the start of the tournament, which begins Sunday at Ryogoku Kokugikan.

Groundbreaking Edina Alves calls Club World Cup selection ‘dream come true’

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 11:35
Edina Alves made history this week when she was named as a referee for next month's Club World Cup, and she says her boundary-breaking feat ...

Hideo Nomo reacts to death of legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 11:18
In 2008, Lasorda received the Order of the Rising Sun in recognition of his contributions to the development of Japanese baseball.

Takumi Minamino’s assist helps Liverpool advance in F.A. Cup

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 11:12
Japan forward Takumi Minamino set up Liverpool's second goal as the Premier League champions beat coronavirus-hit Aston Villa 4-1 in the third round of the ...

History shows Titans star Derrick Henry’s current run may be unsustainable

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 11:10
Henry’s success flies in the face of modern NFL wisdom. He’s a workhorse in a pass-happy league that has determined that sharing carries among a ...

More sumo wrestlers test positive for COVID-19 as two more stables pull out of New Year Basho

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 11:01
A total of four stables will now skip the tournament due to infections among their wrestlers.

Bad timing spoils Tomoyuki Sugano’s MLB aspirations

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 10:28
Given a market where he apparently didn't get a deal he liked and an offseason changed by the coronavirus, it's not hard to see why ...

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to join exhibition in Australia

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 08:30
Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams will join Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in an Australian Open warmup exhibition in Adelaide after serving their quarantines in ...

Takefusa Kubo heads to Getafe on loan for remainder of season

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 07:59
Nineteen-year-old Japan international Takefusa Kubo has joined Getafe on loan for the rest of the season from Real Madrid, the two Spanish La Liga clubs ...

Beloved Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 06:57
Lasorda spent more than 70 years in the Dodgers organization.

Two Americas: Lebron James speaks out about violence at U.S. Capitol

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 05:36
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James blamed this week's mob violence at the U.S. Capitol on President Donald Trump and questioned what would have happened ...

Japanese sports brace for impact of new state of emergency

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:00
Upcoming sumo and rugby events will allow spectators, while pro basketball's B. League has raised concerns over restrictions covering the sale of food and drinks.

Kakuryu to miss January meet after being warned over absences

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:51
Injury-hit yokozuna Kakuryu's career in the sumo ring inched closer to the precipice Friday, when his stablemaster said he will miss the New Year Grand ...

New Year Basho arrives with yokozuna absent and virus concerns rising

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 09:14
The first grand tournament of 2021 is scheduled to begin Sunday despite the announcement of a state of emergency in parts of the greater Tokyo ...