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As countdown to 2020 Paralympics reaches 500 days, Tokyo making positive strides, IPC chief says

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 01:36
With 500 days to go until the 2020 Paralympic Games, International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons says Tokyo organizers have made great strides but must ...

Pictograms for 2020 Paralympics unveiled

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 00:42
The organizing committee of the Tokyo Games on Saturday unveiled a set of pictograms to be used to represent the different Paralympic sports, as Japan ...

Forrest Gregg, legendary lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 00:13
Forrest Gregg, the great Hall of Fame lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s that Vince Lombardi called the “finest player I ...

Rui Hachimura wins Julius Erving Award

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 22:33
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura was named the recipient of the Julius Erving Award as the best small forward in the nation at the College Basketball Awards ...

Tiger moves into contention at Masters; five tied for lead

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 22:09
Tiger Woods made the largest logjam in Masters history look even bigger by making Augusta National sound as loud as ever.Even on a Friday, in ...

Giants hitters give ace Tomoyuki Sugano a big boost in series-opening win over Swallows

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 07:08
Tomoyuki Sugano said his pitching was just “so-so.”The Tokyo Yakult Swallows and their red-hot lineup might beg to differ. The Yomiuri Giants ace held the ...

Chen, Zhou excel again as U.S. takes commanding lead at World Team Trophy

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 06:51
The powerful tandem of world champion Nathan Chen and world bronze medalist Vincent Zhou helped the United States open up a big lead on the ...

Toyama holds off Yokohama in series opener

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 06:09
The Yokohama B-Corsairs faced a 58-43 deficit at halftime in Friday’s series opener against the Toyama Grouses.They dominated the third quarter, pulling in front by ...

Padres blow lead, recover to defeat D-backs

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 04:54
Manuel Margot hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the San Diego Padres bounced back after blowing a late five-run lead to beat ...

Arsenal, Chelsea move closer to Europa League semifinals

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 04:53
Arsenal closed in on the Europa League semifinals with a 2-0 home win over Italy’s Napoli on Thursday, while Chelsea scored late to earn a ...

TryHoop Okayama to join B. League’s third division for 2019-20 season

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 04:51
TryHoop Okayama, a new men’s pro basketball team, will join the B. League’s third division for the 2019-20 season, it was announced on Friday.After an ...

Capitals survive late surge from Hurricanes to win Game 1

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 00:01
Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin came out firing, the Carolina Hurricanes surged and the Washington Capitals showed why they’re the defending Stanley Cup champions when ...

Japan Sumo Association lays groundwork for Trump visit

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 23:59
The Japan Sumo Association is preparing to host Donald Trump at an upcoming tournament after learning the U.S. President wants to watch a live sumo ...

Blind marathon runner Yoko Aoki chases berth at the Tokyo 2020 Games

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 23:49
A decade ago, Yoko Aoki would never have been able to imagine the current life she has.Without any major sports experience, her day-to-day lifestyle used ...

Cavs, coach Larry Drew part ways after 19-win season

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 20:38
The Cavaliers will continue to rebuild with a new coach. Larry Drew’s run is over after one season.The team parted ways Thursday with Drew, who ...

Amateur Takumi Kanaya lives dream of leading Masters

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 20:02
Japanese amateur Takumi Kanaya made a birdie-birdie start Thursday in his Masters debut, allowing the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship winner to live a dream and top ...

Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau share lead at the Masters

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 19:55
Bryson DeChambeau believes science was at work late in the afternoon at Augusta National, creating a force in the atmosphere where big roars from great ...

Smile Japan falls to U.S. in world championship quarterfinals

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 19:37
Kendall Coyne Schofield scored a tournament-leading fifth goal Thursday to help the United States beat Japan 4-0 and advance to the semifinals of the women’s ...

APNewsBreak: 2026 MLB All-Star Game in Philadelphia

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 19:36
Baseball’s 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, a person familiar with the planning ...

BayStars starter Shinichi Onuki earns first career victory

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 07:09
Shinichi Onuki picked up the first win of his career by pitching five solid innings on Thursday as the Yokohama BayStars claimed a 5-2 win ...

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