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Japan hopes to spread word about wheelchair rugby in 2020

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 02:49
With Tokyo playing host to the next Paralympic Games in 2020, the members of Japan’s wheelchair rugby team, the reigning world champion, know they’re in ...

Portugal adapts to life without Cristiano Ronaldo

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 02:48
It’s not only Real Madrid that has to adapt to life without Cristiano Ronaldo.Portugal’s national soccer team also has had to cope without the star ...

Loose Moose: Mike Moustakas brings pivotal playoff experience to Brewers

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 02:48
It sounds, at first, like a long, drawn out “Booooo!”But look at the name on the scoreboard and it becomes apparent what fans at Miller ...

LeBron James preparing for next chapter with Lakers

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 02:16
When LeBron James chose the Los Angeles Lakers, the burgeoning entertainment mogul realized many people would think he joined a mediocre team with a five-year ...

Tex Winter, master tactician of the triangle offense, dies at 96

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 01:42
Tex Winter, the innovative triangle offense pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. ...

Revamped Levanga Hokkaido foundation includes key personnel from far-flung locales

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 01:32
As the B. League gains recognition on the global scale, the infusion of international players and coaches will continue to be vital.For instance, take a ...

Tigers manager Tomoaki Kanemoto won’t return for 2019 season

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 21:11
Tomoaki Kanemoto will not return for a fourth year as Hanshin Tigers manager, informed sources said Thursday.The Tigers will finish last in the Central League ...

Hugo Vieira strikes in injury time to lift Marinos to first-leg victory over Antlers

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:53
Yokohama F. Marinos will take a 2-1 lead into the second leg of their Levain Cup semifinal against Kashima Antlers after Hugo Vieira snatched victory ...

Fighters hold off Marines at Sapporo Dome

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:52
Starter Bryan Rodriguez battled through five innings before the bullpen took care of the rest as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters held on for a ...

Tokyo Games organizers confirm courses for 2020 cycling events

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:30
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Games announced the routes for the Olympic individual time trial and Paralympic road race on Wednesday, finalizing the ...

Australia to honor sprinter Peter Norman with statue for role in 1968 Olympic protest

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:10
Australia will erect a statue of a homegrown sprinter who backed two Americans in their famed Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics, with authorities ...

Dennis Rodman benched for Yao Ming at Pyongyang friendly

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 04:29
Has Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star-turned-pal of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, been benched for Chinese hoop legend Yao Ming?The former Houston Rockets ...

Wallaby duo, S. Africa crew join World XV set to play Japan

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 04:28
The World XV to take on Japan on Oct. 26 at Osaka’s Hanazono Rugby Stadium will be a star-studded affair, following the announcement Wednesday of ...

Departed yokozuna Wajima brought charisma to ring

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 04:27
Last week’s column featured links between sumo and American football, including a mention of how yokozuna Wakanohana took up the latter sport after retiring from ...

Red Sox oust Yankees, to face Astros in ALCS

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 03:05
Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees’ ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 ...

Samurai Japan unveils roster for series against MLB stars

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 01:43
Kazuma Okamoto has spent all season showing why many think he could be one of Japan’s next great slugging stars.Now he’ll get to show it ...

Ice Theatre of New York to honor Kristi Yamaguchi

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 01:29
When Ice Theatre of New York honors Kristi Yamaguchi on Oct. 15, it will be for a whole lot more than her performances as a ...

Relegation-threatened Sagan name Kim Myung-hwi to replace Massimo Ficcadenti

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:43
J. League first-division side Sagan Tosu tabbed assistant coach Kim Myung-hwi to run the relegation-threatened team on the field from Tuesday, leaving existing Italian head ...

Giants rally past Tigers, clinch Climax Series berth on final day of season

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 06:45
Kazuma Okamoto belted two home runs to help the Yomiuri Giants clinch a playoff spot with a 9-4 win over the Hanshin Tigers on Tuesday.Okamoto ...

Three Thai tennis umpires get life bans for match-fixing, betting

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 04:12
Three tennis umpires from Thailand have been handed life bans for match-fixing and betting offenses, including manipulating the official scoring system during matches, the sport’s ...

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