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Yoko Ono wins Japan’s fifth gold medal as Paris Grand Slam concludes

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 23:07
Japanese judoka Yoko Ono defeated France’s Margaux Pinot on Sunday and earned her country’s fifth gold medal on the final day of the prestigious Paris ...

Sara Takanashi claims first World Cup victory of season

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 23:06
Japan’s Sara Takanashi overcame difficult weather Sunday to claim her first World Cup victory of the season and end Maren Lundby’s winning streak.At Ljubno’s Savina ...

Kei Nishikori back to full strength ahead of Rotterdam Open

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 23:06
Kei Nishikori insisted on Sunday he is back to “100 percent” as he returns to action after a right knee injury forced a painful exit ...

Nick Fazekas leads Brave Thunders to team win over NeoPhoenix

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 06:24
Franchise cornerstone Nick Fazekas delivered a big, bold reminder about his importance to the Kawasaki Brave Thunders on Sunday afternoon.It was, however, far from a ...

Brandon Clarke leads No. 4 Gonzaga over Saint Mary’s

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 05:58
Saint Mary’s has been No. 4 Gonzaga’s toughest nemesis in the West Coast Conference in the past decade. The Gaels didn’t pose much of a ...

Georgina Garcia-Perez destroys Japan in Fed Cup

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 04:55
Spain’s Georgina Garcia-Perez, ranked 161st in the world, drove a stake through Japan’s heart on Sunday by completing wins in all three of her matches ...

Japan claims four gold medals on first day of Paris Grand Slam

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 04:41
Reigning world champion judoka Naohisa Takato led Japan’s haul of four gold medals on Saturday, the first day of the Paris Grand Slam in the ...

Ryoyu Kobayashi lifts Japan to third at World Cup team event

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 04:37
Overall leader and breakout talent Ryoyu Kobayashi helped Japan’s men reach their first World Cup team podium of the season on Sunday.Kobayashi’s final 125-meter jump ...

New signing Kosuke Kinoshita makes sudden impact for Sint-Truiden

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 04:33
Kosuke Kinoshita celebrated his debut with Sint-Truiden by scoring the late winner, four minutes after entering as a substitute in Saturday’s 2-1 Belgian top-flight victory ...

Shohei Ohtani visits former Fighters teammates at spring camp

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 04:27
Shohei Ohtani took a break from his rehabilitation program on Saturday to visit his former Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters teammates in Arizona.The slugging Los Angeles ...

Chihiro Kaneko draws attention from Yu Darvish, others, because of change-up

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 02:44
Chihiro Kaneko, as a 35-year-old veteran of 13 seasons, probably possesses a fair amount of wisdom he can impart on the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ...

Shoma Uno captures Four Continents title after flawless free skate

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 00:48
Shoma Uno was the first skater in the final group of the men’s free skate on Saturday at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. He ...

Thunder rally past Rockets

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 00:44
Paul George said it took a fiery halftime discussion to help the Oklahoma City Thunder overcome the largest deficit they’ve seen all season.“We just knew ...

United edges into hunt for spot in Champions League

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 23:26
Manchester United moved into the Premier League’s top four by beating Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage on Saturday, with Paul Pogba scoring two more goals ...

Wales picks up 11th straight win

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 23:21
Wales equaled its own record for consecutive wins after overcoming a plucky Italy 26-15 in Six Nations rugby on Saturday.Italy scored the only try of ...

Former yokozuna Kisenosato reflects on end of career

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 23:14
Recently retired yokozuna Kisenosato showed little emotion on the raised ring, but he has since revealed that the final days of his injury-troubled career were ...

Impressive outside shooting carries Brex past Sunrockers

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 06:49
The Tochigi Brex didn’t have a single player carrying the offense on Saturday.Instead, it was an across-the-board effort that produced a 91-71 victory over the ...

Brazil soccer academies offer hope of future stardom, demand sacrifice

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 06:34
A promising goalkeeper who was being monitored by European clubs. A defender who hoped to become a professional player like his cousin. A forward who ...

Boxing faces breakaway threat ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 05:40
Amateur boxing faces a breakaway threat ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after its international federation elected a president accused of ties to organized ...

Japan, Spain split singles on first day of Fed Cup World Group II tie

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 03:48
Japan came within one point of taking a 2-0 lead against Spain, but Misaki Doi was unable to hang on for victory as the two ...

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