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Nanako Fujita breaks single-season win record for Japan Racing Association female jockeys

2 hours 47 min ago
Nanako Fujita won her 12th race of the year on Saturday to set the single-season record for most wins by a Japan Racing Association female ...
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Wild Knights hand Sungoliath first league loss in nearly two years

3 hours 21 min ago
The Panasonic Wild Knights head into the five-week autumn break as the only unbeaten team in the Japan Rugby Top League following a 21-10 win ...
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Nao Kodaira captures eighth national title at 500 meters

4 hours 24 min ago
Nao Kodaira earned her eighth National Single Distance Championships title in the women’s 500 meters on Saturday, while extending her winning streak at the distance ...
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Judo icon Yoshihiro Uchida wants to return to Tokyo at age 100 for 2020 Olympics

4 hours 25 min ago
A second-generation Japanese-American man who coaches judo in California is hoping to return to Japan for his second Tokyo Olympics in 2020 when he will ...
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Hawks go up 3-2 on Eagles

4 hours 28 min ago
Seiichi Uchikawa and Akira Nakamura homered for the second straight day as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks moved within reach of the Japan Series by beating ...
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Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch suspended for shoving game official

4 hours 43 min ago
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was suspended for one game without pay by the NFL on Friday for shoving a game official during the ...
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Garbine Muguruza receives top WTA accolade

4 hours 43 min ago
Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza is the WTA Player of the Year, and U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens has been honored as the Comeback Player of ...
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Durant’s defense sinks Pelicans

4 hours 44 min ago
Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 ...
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Jenny Boucek joins Kings coaching staff

5 hours 13 min ago
The Sacramento Kings named former WNBA player and coach Jenny Boucek as an assistant coach for player development on Friday.Boucek joins the San Antonio Spurs’ ...
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Caps edge Red Wings in OT

5 hours 19 min ago
Alex Ovechkin’s power-play goal at 1:56 of overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.T.J. Oshie forced ...
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Nationals cut Baker loose

5 hours 27 min ago
Dusty Baker is done as manager of the Washington Nationals after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories.Nationals general manager Mike ...
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Astros top Yanks, force Game 7

5 hours 28 min ago
Justin Verlander stayed perfect with the Houston Astros when they couldn’t afford anything else.The ace right-hander pitched seven shutout innings and Jose Altuve homered and ...
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Hanyu 2nd after short program

6 hours 28 min ago
Defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu made two mistakes in his jumps Friday to finish second behind rival Nathan Chen in the men’s short program at ...
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Nakamura homer carries Hawks past Eagles as playoff series heats up

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:02
Akira Nakamura’s two-run homer broke an eighth-inning tie in the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks’ 7-5 win over the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Friday, evening the ...
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Brave Thunders make pair of key defensive plays in last minute to thwart Sunrockers

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:30
The Kawasaki Brave Thunders came up with a pair of steals in the final 42 seconds to seal an 85-83 victory over the Sunrockers Shibuya ...
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Blatter announces he’s going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:08
Disgraced ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will attend next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, despite ...
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Enrique Hernandez blasts three home runs as Dodgers advance to World Series

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:37
Enrique “Kike” Hernandez put a Hollywood ending on an LA story three decades in the making.Fueled by a home run trilogy from their emotional utilityman, ...
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Man City’s De Bruyne in a league of his own

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:29
To death and taxes as the only certainties in life can, for managers on Planet Football, be added a blunder in the transfer market that ...
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JFA giving Reds ¥80 million bonus for reaching Asian Champions League final

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:28
The Japan Football Association will reward Urawa Reds with ¥80 million (around $705,000) for reaching the final of the Asian Champions League, JFA president Kozo ...
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Ryota Murata, Hassan N’Dam ready to rumble in middleweight title rematch

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:59
The two fighters used different words and phrases. But their messages were the same: They are ready to box.Ryota Murata, who will challenge champion Hassan ...
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