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Australia tops Japan in Sydney SailGP final

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 02:36
Tom Slingsby and his Australia high-speed catamaran won the opening Sydney SailGP event, finishing first in four of the five races and then winning the ...

Kristoffersen topples sick Hirscher, wins giant slalom

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 02:35
Norwegian skiing is in safe hands, even with its beloved king now in retirement.Henrik Kristoffersen gave Norway its second individual gold medal of the world ...

Frontale top Reds in Super Cup

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 02:34
A goal by Leandro Damiao was enough for defending J. League champion Kawasaki Frontale to triumph 1-0 over 2018 Emperor’s Cup winner Urawa Reds on ...

Calls mounting for JOC chief Takeda to resign amid bribery scandal

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:04
Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated by French authorities for alleged bribery related to Tokyo’s bid for the 2020 Olympics, will ...

Alliance of American Football had conversation with Colin Kaepernick

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 06:30
A person with knowledge of the conversation tells AP the new Alliance of American Football spoke with Colin Kaepernick during its development about joining the ...

Harukyo Nomura three strokes back after second-round 67 at Women’s Australian Open

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 06:29
Harukyo Nomura shot a bogey-free 67 on Friday, to sit in a tie for third after the second round of the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian ...

Longtime Timberwolves fan Mitsuaki Ono seeks to foster Japan relations with Minnesota

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 05:19
Like countless sports fans, Mitsuaki Ono can pinpoint a formative period in his life that cemented his fandom.The Kawasaki native was living in Rochester, Minnesota, ...

Sunwolves confident ahead of battle against Sharks in Super Rugby opener

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 04:33
The Sunwolves kick off their 2019 Super Rugby season on Saturday in the heat and humidity of Singapore against the Durban-based Sharks, and co-captain Michael ...

Japan drawn against France, Serbia in Davis Cup finals

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:53
Japan was drawn Thursday against top-seeded France and Serbia in Pool A for November’s Davis Cup finals.The International Tennis Federation’s new format for the competition ...

Japan, Australia dominate first day of SailGP in Sydney

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:40
Olympic gold medalists Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge dominated the opening day of the inaugural SailGP races for their respective teams in light winds on ...

Rika Kihira sets sights on world title during practice session with Satoko Miyahara

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:39
Rika Kihira said Friday she aims to cap her remarkable senior debut season with a world championship.The 16-year-old, who won the women’s individual titles at ...

Knicks snap 18-game skid with win over Hawks; Pelicans’ Davis injured

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:55
Knicks coach David Fizdale gives his team credit for not giving up during a losing streak that lasted nearly six weeks.“I keep talking about this ...

Padres continue pursuit of free agent Machado

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:55
The San Diego Padres have doubled down on their pursuit of free agent infielder Manny Machado. Padres general manager A.J. Preller flew to Miami last ...

Hachimura helps No.3 Zags win 15th straight

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:54
Third-ranked Gonzaga was trailing midway through the second half and the nation’s highest-scoring team was being slowed.The Bulldogs came up with a late burst to ...

Kei Nishikori rolls into quarterfinals in Rotterdam

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:51
World No. 7 Kei Nishikori breezed past Latvian lucky loser Ernests Gulbis 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO World ...

Stern says Kaepernick would have job in NBA

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:59
Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback whose NFL career was cut short after he knelt in protest during the national anthem, would still have a job if ...

Blues blank Coyotes to earn eighth straight win

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:40
The goal is looking awfully big when Vladimir Tarasenko is shooting. Jordan Binnington is making it look awfully small when he’s in it.The combination has ...

Petra Vlhova claims giant slalom gold at world championships

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:06
Mikaela Shiffrin 1, Petra Vlhova 1: Over to the slalom to determine who is the queen of the skiing world championships.Vlhova won the latest episode ...

United paid $25 million in wake of Jose Mourinho firing

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:28
The firing of Jose Mourinho cost Manchester United $25 million.In its latest financial results, published Thursday, United lists £19.6 million ($25 million) in exceptional items ...

WADA says North Korea not complying with anti-doping code

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:34
The World Anti-Doping Agency said North Korea’s testing program has failed to comply with its code, threatening to derail a joint Korean bid for the ...

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