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Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system during plane crash: autopsy

16 hours 7 min ago
An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in ...

Jets rally in second quarter to seize control against B-Corsairs

16 hours 7 min ago
The Chiba Jets Funabashi faced a 10-point deficit entering the second quarter on Saturday against the visiting Yokohama B-Corsairs.The Jets recovered in a big way. ...

Japan women’s ski jump squad wraps up season sweep in World Cup team events

17 hours 7 min ago
Japan completed a sweep of the season’s two women’s ski jumping World Cup team events by winning Saturday’s finale.The quartet of Kaori Iwabuchi, Yuka Seto, ...

Kakuryu, Mitakeumi share lead with 7-0 records

18 hours 47 min ago
Yokozuna Kakuryu and sekiwake Mitakeumi remained unbeaten at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.The tourney’s seventh day opened with four wrestlers atop the ...

Hino Red Dolphins earn promotion to Top League for first time

20 hours 3 min ago
The NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes were demoted following a 20-17 loss to the Hino Red Dolphins in Saturday’s Top League relegation-promotion playoffs.Shigenori Someyama kicked two ...

Snowboarders Reira Iwabuchi and Hiroaki Kunitake meet Olympic qualification criteria

20 hours 10 min ago
Reira Iwabuchi and Hiroaki Kunitake are among four snowboarders who met the qualification criteria for February’s Pyeongchang Olympics on Friday, according to requirements set by ...

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry delivers big performance in fourth quarter against Spurs

21 hours 10 min ago
Kyle Lowry turned in his best game since returning from injury, turning it on in the fourth quarter to help his Toronto Raptors grind out ...

Ryan Kesler’s deflection leads Ducks to win over Kings

21 hours 15 min ago
Ryan Kesler deflected home Francois Beauchemin’s shot for the tiebreaking goal with 7:39 to play and the Anaheim Ducks won their second Freeway Faceoff in ...

Naomi Osaka sinks local favorite Ashleigh Barty to reach Australian Open quarterfinals

21 hours 44 min ago
Unseeded Naomi Osaka downed local Australian Open hope Ashleigh Barty with a comprehensive 6-4, 6-2 win Saturday to reach the last 16 of a Grand ...

Shoe guru Hitoshi Mimura wants to help put Japan’s marathon runners back on right track

21 hours 59 min ago
Renowned footwear designer Hitoshi Mimura has become a global adviser for American sports apparel brand New Balance.But what he really wants to do is help ...

Koji Uehara intends to retire after 2018 season

22 hours 11 sec ago
MLBWorld Series-winning reliever Koji Uehara said Saturday he expects to hang up his cleats after one more season in the majors. “I want to play ...

Ryo Ishikawa takes share of halfway lead at Singapore Open

23 hours 10 min ago
Ryo Ishikawa moved into a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Singapore Open on Saturday, raising hopes the former teen prodigy ...

Japan crashes out of Asian U-23 tournament after Uzbekistan rout

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:30
Japan’s bid for a second-straight Asian Football Confederation Under-23 championship ended on Friday in a 4-0 quarterfinal loss to Uzbekistan.Fielding a team of players 21 ...

Shinji Kagawa rescues point for Dortmund against Hertha

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:15
Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored his fourth goal of the season for Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in its 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin on Saturday.Kagawa ...

IOC creates pool of Russian athletes eligible for Pyeongchang Games

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:43
The International Olympic Committee said Friday it has created a pool of 389 Russians who are eligible to compete under a neutral flag at next ...

Javier Fernandez wins sixth straight European figure skating title

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:38
Javier Fernandez won his sixth consecutive European figure skating championship Friday in a free skate full of flair that matched its Man of La Mancha ...

Golden Kings outlcass Evessa

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:21
The Ryukyu Golden Kings’ potent inside-outside scoring attack worked effectively in a runaway victory over the host Osaka Evessa on Friday night.The Golden Kings knocked ...

IBF super featherweight champ Kenichi Ogawa fails doping test, Teiken Gym announces

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:50
Kenichi Ogawa failed a doping test prior to his winning the then-vacant IBF super featherweight title in December, his gym announced Friday.Although his post-fight tests ...

Sara Takanashi places fourth at World Cup event in Yamagata

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:59
Sara Takanashi continued to struggle on the World Cup ski jump circuit, finishing fourth on Friday.Takanashi, who will compete at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics next ...

Kakuryu holds off rival Kotoshogiku, improves to 6-0

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:34
Yokozuna Kakuryu survived a tough battle to retain his share of the lead on Friday, the sixth day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.On ...

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