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Koji Miyoshi puts Consadole on track for Asian Champions League spot

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 06:06
Consadole Sapporo took a step toward a berth in next year’s AFC Champions League on Sunday when Koji Miyoshi’s 74th-minute goal lifted the club to ...

Nasa Hataoka takes second LPGA trophy of 2018

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:48
Teenager Nasa Hataoka shot a dazzling five-under 67 to win the Japan Classic by two strokes on Sunday, her second LPGA Tour triumph this season.Hataoka ...

Kei Nishikori to replace injured Juan Martin del Potro at year-end ATP Finals

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:47
Kei Nishikori claimed the eighth and final entry to the season-ending ATP Finals Saturday when Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro withdrew due to a right ...

Kazuki Yoshinaga wins 1,500m in short track World Cup opener

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:42
Kazuki Yoshinaga won the men’s 1,500 meters in the season-opening short track World Cup in Calgary on Saturday.According to the International Skating Union, the 19-year-old ...

Reira Iwabuchi, Takeru Otsuka win big air World Cup gold

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:36
Japanese teenager Reira Iwabuchi won her second straight women’s World Cup big air competition on Saturday, while compatriot Takeru Otsuka topped the podium in the ...

London gold medalist Kaori Matsumoto to retire from judo’s front line

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:31
London Olympic judo champion Kaori Matsumoto said Sunday she will retire from the front line of the sport following her first-round loss at the Kodokan ...

Stellar Accelerate wins Breeders’ Cup Classic

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 03:15
Even if he isn’t recognized as this year’s top thoroughbred, Accelerate all but assured his place as North America’s best older horse.His signature win in ...

Horizontal bar silver for Kohei Uchimura at worlds

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 03:14
Kohei Uchimura missed out on the men’s horizontal bar gold Saturday as Japan finished without any individual apparatus titles at the artistic gymnastics world championships.The ...

Kaori Sakamoto takes bronze, while Yuzuru Hanyu shines in Grand Prix return

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 03:10
Kaori Sakamoto bounced back from a disappointing short program to secure a podium finish in the women’s event at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating ...

Dramatic Series ride for SoftBank

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 03:06
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks wrapped up the Japan Series against the Hiroshima Carp on Saturday at Mazda Stadium, achieving back-to-back NPB championships with a 2-0 ...

Hawks rule the roost with dominating NPB title run

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 03:06
In the moments after the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks clinched their second consecutive Japan Series title on Saturday, club chairman Sadaharu Oh was asked for his ...

Fukuoka hammers Kyoto for first victory of season

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 07:18
After an overtime loss on Friday night, the Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka rebounded in a big way, blasting the Kyoto Hannaryz 100-47 in the series finale ...

Yuzuru Hanyu takes commanding lead at Helsinki Grand Prix

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 06:56
Yuzuru Hanyu leads comfortably after the men’s short program at the Helsinki Grand Prix after landing two clean quads.The two-time defending Olympic champion was nearly ...

Hawks shut out Carp in Game 6, capture back-to-back Japan Series crowns

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 06:28
The Heisei Era in Japan is set to end when Emperor Akihito abdicates next year on April 30.Pinning down the end of the Fukuoka SoftBank ...

Minjee Lee takes three-stroke lead entering final round at Toto Japan Classic

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 04:02
Minjee Lee shot an 8-under 64 to take a three-shot lead after the second round of the Toto Japan Classic on Saturday.Lee, seeking her second ...

Frontale beat Reysol, move step closer to J. League title repeat

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 03:40
Kawasaki Frontale moved closer to a second straight J. League title with a 3-0 win Saturday against visiting Kashiwa Reysol.Akihiro Ienaga opened the scoring in ...

Kenzo Shirai captures silver in floor exercise at worlds

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 02:11
Kenzo Shirai took silver in the floor exercise at the world championships on Friday.Russia’s Artur Dalaloyan followed his victory in the men’s individual all-around competition ...

Panthers rally past Jets in rematch

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 02:07
Roberto Luongo made 32 saves in his return from a knee injyr and the Florida Panthers rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Friday ...

Lakers coach Luke Walton says team management supports him

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 02:01
Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton said he is confident of the support of team management on Friday after a report suggested his position was ...

Dodgers keep Clayton Kershaw with $93 million pact

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 02:01
Washington outfielder Bryce Harper and Boston closer Craig Kimbrel were among just seven free agents who received $17.9 million qualifying offers from their former clubs ...

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