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Application period for Tokyo Olympics ticket lottery begins for Japan residents

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 19:32
Applications to buy tickets for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics officially opened to residents of Japan at 10 a.m. on Thursday.Those wishing to purchase tickets can ...

Rookie Ryosuke Tatsumi hits sayonara double as Eagles rally to stun Hawks

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 06:57
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks looked set for their sixth straight victory until the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday, when Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles rookie ...

Yokohama routs Sapporo in Levain Cup tilt

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 06:54
Former Japan forward Tadanari Lee struck his first goal of the year in all competitions Wednesday, as Yokohama F Marinos brought Levain Cup Group A ...

Hiroshima beats Guangzhou to reach Asian Champions League knockout stage

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 06:06
Sanfrecce Hiroshima booked their ticket for the Asian Champions League last 16 with a game to spare following a 1-0 win over Group F rivals ...

‘Mentality of giants’ helped fuel Liverpool’s Champions League triumph over Barcelona

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 05:37
Like the rest of the soccer world, Jurgen Klopp had his doubts.Given the scenario — the big first-leg deficit, the presence of Lionel Messi on ...

Trio of young J. Leaguers could debut for Samurai Blue next month

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 01:37
Three of the J. League’s youngest stars will likely receive Samurai Blue debuts and a trip to Brazil as head coach Hajime Moriyasu looks to ...

Shohei Ohtani goes 0 for 4 in season debut as Angels beat Tigers

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 01:35
Shohei Ohtani looked so eager to make an impact in his highly anticipated season debut that he swung so hard his helmet flew off his ...

Pat Maroon’s OT goal lifts Blues past Stars

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 01:31
Pat Maroon always imagined becoming a hometown hero.The 31-year-old St. Louis native got to live out that fantasy Tuesday night. Maroon scored 5:50 into the ...

Raptors crush Sixers to take 3-2 series lead

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 00:50
The Toronto Raptors came up with a new load management plan for Kawhi Leonard. It was to make sure their star forward didn’t have to ...

Kentucky Derby winner Country House out of Preakness due to illness

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 22:03
After being declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby by disqualification, Country House will not run in the Preakness because of illness, ending any chance ...

Rikako Ikee opens official website, says leukemia treatment ‘proceeding smoothly’

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 20:54
Star Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee announced the opening of her official website on Wednesday, providing one of the most substantial updates to her status since ...

John Daly approved to use cart at PGA Championship

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 18:47
John Daly has been approved to use a cart next week in the PGA Championship because of arthritis in his right knee that he says ...

Liverpool sinks Barca in historic Champions League comeback

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 18:33
Liverpool’s players had their hands on their heads, seemingly unable to comprehend their achievement. One of them, James Milner, was in tears. When he wasn’t ...

Reds triumph, Frontale earn draw in Asian Champions League

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 07:13
Shinzo Koroki and Yuki Muto struck in the first half as the Urawa Reds picked up a much-needed 2-1 win against Thai side Buriram United ...

Alvark outplay Golden Kings in semifinal series finale, advance to title game against Jets

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 07:01
Strength in numbers defined the Alvark Tokyo’s performance on Tuesday night.Seven of nine Alvark players who stepped onto the court scored eight or more points ...

Dragons’ Yudai Ono tosses three-hit shutout, fans 13 batters in rout of Carp

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 06:58
Yudai Ono pitched a complete-game shutout Tuesday to lead the Chunichi Dragons to a 6-0 win over the Hiroshima Carp.Ono (3-1) struck out 13 while ...

Referees Nigel Owens, Wayne Barnes to appear in Rugby World Cup for fourth, final time

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 05:41
Welsh referee Nigel Owens will have a chance to control his second Rugby World Cup final after making the 12-man list on Tuesday for the ...

Life still normal for Kentucky Derby winner Country House

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 03:55
Kentucky Derby winner Country House isn’t a racing rock star just yet.If not for the garland of roses draped across the white saw horse outside ...

Israel Folau found guilty of breach of conduct over anti-gay tweet

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 03:12
A disciplinary hearing ruled Tuesday that Wallabies fullback Israel Folau committed a “high-level breach” of Rugby Australia’s code of conduct when he used social media ...

Shohei Ohtani expected to return as DH against Tigers

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 02:50
Los Angeles Angels player Shohei Ohtani will meet up with his team on Tuesday and could return as a designated hitter in that night’s game ...

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