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Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 05:09
Tomoa Narasaki pulled off a nearly flawless showing Friday in bouldering qualification for sport climbing’s men’s combined event at the Asian Games.The 2016 overall world ...

Rikako Ikee captures record sixth Asian Games swim gold

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 04:57
Golden girl Rikako Ikee stormed to a record sixth Asian Games swimming title on Friday, marking a few other firsts for good measure.Ikee won the ...

Hayley Wickenheiser joins Maple Leafs as assistant director of player development

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 04:41
Hayley Wickenheiser, one of the top players in women’s hockey history, joined the Toronto Maple Leafs’ front office on Thursday.The longtime star of Canada’s national ...

Japan softball squad claims fifth straight Asian Games gold medal

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 02:54
Ace Yukiko Ueno and Japan won their fifth straight Asian Games gold medal on Friday with a 7-0 mercy-rule win over Taiwan.Ueno got some much-needed ...

Para Arena a barrier-free home base for athletes

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 01:58
With the start of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics just two years away, para athletes have begun to ramp up preparations and intensify their training. But ...

Ex-WBO minimumweight champ Ryuya Yamanaka to retire on medical grounds

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 01:50
Former WBO minimumweight champion Ryuya Yamanaka is set to call time on his boxing career due to subdural bleeding, sources familiar with the matter said ...

Men’s wheelchair national team coach grateful for expanded training opportunities

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 01:49
Until recently, Japan’s elite para-sport athletes have struggled to earn support from their workplace as they aim to represent their country in international competition.Shinpei Oikawa, ...

Former Cowboys DE George Andrie, who played in Ice Bowl, dies at 78

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 01:45
George Andrie, the former Dallas Cowboys defensive end who scored a touchdown in the Ice Bowl game against Green Bay in 1967, has died. He ...

NBA proposes shortening shot clock after offensive rebound, other rule changes

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 01:44
The NBA is expected to pass several rules changes for the 2018-19 season, including the shortening of the shot clock after an offensive rebound and ...