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Ayaka Hosoda content with triple axel achievement, but hopes to skate on

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 01:37
Fame has come late for Ayaka Hosoda, but she acknowledges that is better than it never having come at all.The Kansai University student grabbed the ...

Naomi Osaka named ‘breakthrough athlete’ at World Sport Awards

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:29
Naomi Osaka was named the recipient of the Breakthrough of the Year Award at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monte Carlo, Monaco, on Monday ...

Embattled Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri booed in FA Cup defeat

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:23
Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba each scored first-half goals as Manchester United defeated Chelsea 2-0 on Monday at Stamford Bridge to advance to the quarterfinals ...

Sunwolves boss Yuji Watase hopes team will survive

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:20
The Sunwolves’ big loss to the Sharks on the opening weekend of this year’s Super Rugby competition has seen the honing of already sharp knives, ...

Giants manager Bruce Bochy to retire after season

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:09
Bruce Bochy has always managed with his gut. Those same instincts told him it’s nearly time to retire.Bochy announced Monday this will be his last ...

Masayuki Kuroda to fight for IBF flyweight title in May

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:29
Masayuki Kuroda announced Monday he will take another shot at a world title when he challenges South Africa’s Moruti Mthalane for the IBF flyweight belt ...

Steelers’ Dan Carter returning to Racing 92 for rest of Top 14 season

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:28
Kobe Kobelco Steelers flyhalf Dan Carter will finish out the rest of the French first-division season with his former team Racing 92, the Top 14 ...

French fencing federation recognizes lightsaber dueling as competitive sport

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:19
Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.It’s now easier than ever in France to act out “Star Wars” fantasies, because its fencing federation has ...

Lions need Imai to step up with Kikuchi gone

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:05
Yusei Kikuchi, as Japanese fans can easily see on news reports every night and also on the internet and in newspapers, is doing just fine ...

Orimo continues to speak mind about Japan

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 05:45
Legendary star player Takehiko Orimo has always been brutally honest and outspoken about Japanese basketball, and his stance on the Akatsuki Five is no different.The ...

Fighters’ Kotaro Kiyomiya named to Samurai Japan squad for Mexico friendlies

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 05:35
Japan manager Atsunori Inaba named 11 new players Monday to the national team’s squad for upcoming international friendlies with Mexico, including Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ...

Kei Nishikori rises to sixth in world rankings

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 05:15
Kei Nishikori rose one spot in the world rankings released Monday by the ATP, moving up from seventh to sixth.On Saturday, Nishikori lost his semifinal ...

Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis in NBA All-Star Game

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 05:06
LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Catching lobs from former teammate Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after ...

Ohtani hoping to begin hitting off tee next week

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 04:02
Shohei Ohtani hopes to hit off a tee next week for the first time since Tommy John surgery.“That’s the thought, but I’m not trying to ...

Kobayashi leaps into rarefied air with 11th World Cup win of season

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 04:01
Ryoyu Kobayashi won his 11th event on the 2018-2019 World Cup circuit on Sunday, the third day of competition in Willingen, becoming the sixth ski ...

Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer predicts NFL return

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 14:44
Now that Colin Kaepernick has settled his collusion grievances with the NFL, the next step is getting him back in the league, his lawyer said ...

Naomi Osaka says ‘happiness’ primary reason behind split with coach Sascha Bajin

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 06:08
Australian Open champion and new world No. 1 Naomi Osaka talked Sunday about her recent break with coach Sascha Bajin ahead of next week’s Dubai ...

Daisuke Matsuzaka takes leave from Dragons to treat shoulder injury

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 05:31
Chunichi Dragons pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka took leave from his Central League club on Sunday in order to treat a right shoulder injury sustained when an ...

Time ripe for Japan’s Super Cup to hit road

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 03:57
The annual Fuji Xerox Super Cup, held the weekend before the J. League opens for business, has over the last 25 years become a celebration ...

Inti wins February Stakes as first female jockey finishes fifth in G1 debut

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 03:40
Race-favorite Inti ran away with an undisputed victory on Sunday at the February Stakes, while Nanako Fujita became the first female Japan Racing Association jockey ...

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