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Former ozeki great Chiyotaikai rose up sumo ladder after turning life around at early age

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 02:36
To newer fans it may seem as if veteran Goeido has been an ozeki forever, but the Osaka native’s five years at the rank is ...

Ai Suzuki captures Toto Japan Classic to claim second straight victory

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 01:48
Ai Suzuki claimed her second straight championship on Sunday after shooting a final-round 67 for a 17-under 199 total to win the Toto Japan Classic ...

Mavericks cruise past Grizzlies

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 01:15
Luka Doncic missed his fifth triple-double of the season primarily because Dallas didn’t need him in the fourth quarter.Doncic had 24 points, 14 rebounds and ...

Urawa falls in first leg of Asian Champions League final

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 00:41
Urawa Reds lost the first leg of the Asian Champions League final against Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hilal on Saturday, with Andre Carrillo scoring a second-half header ...

No. 1 LSU holds on for win over No. 2 Alabama

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 00:17
Joe Burrrow sprinted toward the LSU fans to celebrate a monumental victory, and moments later was hoisted on the shoulders of two beefy teammates.They carried ...

Yokozuna Kakuryu pulls out of Kyushu Basho

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 23:52
Yokozuna Kakuryu pulled out of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament with a lumbar spine injury after hurting his back in practice on Sunday morning, according ...

Alvark dominate early, hold off Golden Kings down the stretch

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 07:02
The Alvark Tokyo built a 13-point cushion by halftime in Saturday’s series opener against the visiting Ryukyu Golden Kings.Providing a boost from the get-go, star ...

Anna Shcherbakova captures Cup of China women’s title; Satoko Miyahara places second

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 06:41
Fifteen-year-old Anna Shcherbakova of Russia won the women’s free skate at the Cup of China on Saturday to capture her second Grand Prix title of ...

Frontale triumph over Antlers to keep slim title hopes alive

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 04:01
Kawasaki Frontale clung to the slimmest hopes of a third straight J. League crown Saturday, handing the Kashima Antlers a 2-0 defeat that dented the ...

Veteran pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka to rejoin Lions: source

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 03:57
Daisuke Matsuzaka, who left the Seibu Lions to pitch in the majors 13 years ago, is in line to rejoin the Pacific League club, a ...

Hustle top Legends as Yuta Watanabe and Yudai Baba make NBA G League season debuts

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 03:03
Second-year pro Yuta Watanabe delivered an energizing performance on Friday to help the Memphis Hustle open their NBA G League season with a 105-95 victory ...

Japan women’s 3×3 squad vows to earn Olympic berth

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 02:49
BasketballKaz Nagatsuka Shocking news came out of the blue early last month when the Japan Basketball Association revealed that the wild-card spot for either its ...

Balanced scoring carries Cavaliers past Wizards

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 00:49
After four decades as a college coach, John Beilein is eight games into his first NBA season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and on Friday night, ...

2011 Women’s World Cup champion squad being eyed to open Japan torch relay: sources

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 00:41
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is considering members of Nadeshiko Japan, soccer’s 2011 Women’s World Cup champion, as candidates to ...

Australia completes Premier12 super round field

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 00:40
Australia earned the final spot in the Premier12’s super round by finishing second in Group C on Friday.Australia advanced on the tiebreaker rules after finishing ...

Nike to probe runner Mary Cain’s allegations of abuse

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 23:41
Nike will look into runner Mary Cain’s allegations of abuse while she was part of Alberto Salazar’s training group. The runner says it reached the ...

Satoko Miyahara in second place after Cup of China short program

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 23:24
Satoko Miyahara was in second place after the women’s short program at the Cup of China on Friday.The 21-year-old Miyahara, a world championships bronze medalist ...

Kento Momota survives to move closer to 10th badminton title of 2019

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 06:29
Defending champion and world No. 1 Kento Momota battled past former No. 1 Viktor Axelsen to reach the Fuzhou China Open semifinals on Friday.The 25-year-old, ...

Eddie Jones’ England to return to Japan for two-test tour in 2020

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 06:12
England will return to Japan in July to face the Brave Blossoms in a two-test series, the RFU announced on Friday.Both sides excelled at the ...

NBA fines Clippers for statements about Kawhi Leonard’s health

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 04:03
The NBA fined the Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 on Thursday for statements made by coach Doc Rivers and others that were “inconsistent” about Kawhi Leonard’s ...

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