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Kakuryu suffers first defeat; injured Hakuho pulls out of Nagoya Basho

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 03:24
Yokozuna Kakuryu suffered his first defeat after an upset loss to Ikioi on Wednesday, the fourth day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.Kakuryu (3-1) was ...

Tennis legend Billie Jean King supports opposition to IAAF hormone policy

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 03:00
Billie Jean King is among more than 60 athletes urging international track and field’s governing body to rescind its new standard on natural hormone levels ...

Tony Brown shakes up lineup before Sunwolves’ season finale

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:59
Sunwolves stand-in head coach Tony Brown made five changes and two positional switches Wednesday as his side gets set for their final Super Rugby game ...

Teen Jo Azuchi rides waves to Shonan Open victory

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:18
Teenager Jo Azuchi on Wednesday won the Shonan Open, a World Surf League men’s Qualifying Series event held at Kugenuma Beach in Kanagawa Prefecture.Despite inconsistent ...

Hajime Moriyasu emerges as top coaching candidate for Japan national team

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:17
Hajime Moriyasu, who will coach Japan’s men’s team during the soccer competition at the 2020 Olympics, is the top candidate to manage the full national ...

Newcomer Fernando Gaviria claims second stage victory at Tour de France

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 01:39
Fernando Gaviria and Peter Sagan have turned the first four days of the Tour de France into an enthralling duel of rising star versus world ...

Yankees fall against Orioles in Tanaka’s return from DL

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:08
Masahiro Tanaka returned from the disabled list to start for the first time in a month on Tuesday, but the Baltimore Orioles spoiled his comeback ...

Serena rallies into Wimbledon quarterfinals

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 23:03
There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams, moments such as when she unleashed a 175-kph service winner to even ...

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid for Juventus

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:54
Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus in a move expected to benefit the Portugal forward’s tax return.Juventus said Tuesday it ...

Belgium’s golden generation falls short again at World Cup

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 19:40
Belgium’s golden generation has come up short at a major tournament. Again.With Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard in fantastic form creating chances for themselves ...

France edges Belgium to reach World Cup final

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 18:46
They’re young, they’re brash and they’re collectively worth a billion dollars. The one thing missing for this French squad is an international title.Kylian Mbappe, Paul ...

Naoyuki Uwasawa, Fighters maintain mastery over Hawks

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 07:08
When Naoyuki Uwasawa wasn’t on the mound doing his part to hold down the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters starter was busy ...

Fighters outfielder Taishi Ota receives fan vote for All-Star Series, but out with hand injury

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 04:57
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters outfielder Taishi Ota was announced as the Pacific League winner of the All-Star Series’ plus one fan vote a little after ...

Toledo Mud Hens release reliever Junichi Tazawa

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 04:44
The Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens released right-hander Junichi Tazawa on Monday after he played for them for just over a month.The 32-year-old veteran reliever, who ...

Yokozuna stay unbeaten at Nagoya Basho

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 04:33
Yokozuna Kakuryu and Hakuho, along with newly promoted ozeki Tochinoshin, each continued their winning streak on Tuesday, the third day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo ...

Veteran striker Fernando Torres accepts offer to join Sagan Tosu

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 04:15
Former Spain striker Fernando Torres has agreed to join Sagan Tosu, the J. League club said Tuesday.The first-division team announced that the 34-year-old, who had ...

Steve Sarkisian loses $30 million lawsuit against USC over firing

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 04:02
Former University of Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian has lost a $30 million lawsuit that claimed he was improperly fired by the school instead ...

New first for Kei Nishikori, but clock ticking on bid for major title

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 03:19
Up until the midway point of the second set of his fourth-round match with Ernests Gulbis, it appeared Manic Monday was going to get the ...

Nishikori battles into quarterfinals

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 03:02
Kei Nishikori clinched victory in the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time in his career on Monday after surviving a tough test against ...

Hanyu set for Helsinki, Cup of Russia

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 02:52
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will begin his Grand Prix season in Helsinki at the GP that is replacing the Cup of China, according to ...

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