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Samurai Japan holds off South Korea in last game of Premier12 Super Round

6 hours 53 min ago
Samurai Japan did just enough against rival South Korea during what amounted to an entertaining dress rehearsal for the Premier12 final.Now the Japanese will head ...

Yuma Kagiyama, Mana Kawabe win short programs at Japan Junior Championships

7 hours 10 min ago
Heavy favorite Yuma Kagiyama took the lead after the short program at the Japan Junior Championships at Shin-Yokohama Skate Center on Saturday night.The 16-year-old from ...

Big second-half run seals Evessa victory over Diamond Dolphins

7 hours 42 min ago
Point guard Tatsuya Ito provide a big spark for the Osaka Evessa in a pivotal stretch of the fourth quarter on Saturday afternoon.Ito’s dynamic play ...

Spectators will be allowed to bring drinks to Tokyo Games venues

10 hours 27 min ago
Spectators at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics can each bring one bottled non-alcoholic drink up to 750 ml into venues as a “special measure” to combat ...

Hakuho maintains advantage

11 hours 1 min ago
Yokozuna Hakuho maintained his sole lead by beating rank-and-filer Takarafuji on Saturday, the seventh day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.The Mongolian-born yokozuna defeated No. ...

Volunteers start 2020 training

11 hours 50 min ago
Diversity was on full display at the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward on Saturday.The former site of the athletes’ village from ...

Ozeki Kaio ruled the sport

11 hours 51 min ago
Raiden is often mentioned as the greatest rikishi never to reach yokozuna.Back when the Edo Period legend was dominating in the ring however, ozeki was ...

Reysol clinches return to top flight

11 hours 52 min ago
Kashiwa Reysol proved for the third time they are a hard team to keep down after clinching the J. League’s second-division championship and earning promotion ...

Canadiens respond to Alex Ovechkin’s hit on Jonathan Drouin, trounce Capitals

12 hours 18 min ago
By the time Capitals coach Todd Reirden called a timeout to tell his team to wake up, it was too late.Alex Ovechkin’s thunderous hit on ...

Gallinari, Paul lead Thunder past 76ers

13 hours 21 min ago
When Danilo Gallinari hit a big 3-pointer in overtime, the crowd roared in support of the Oklahoma City Thunder.It was just like old times. Gallinari ...

Bill Russell finally accepts Basketball Hall of Fame ring

13 hours 23 min ago
Bill Russell finally accepted his Basketball Hall of Fame ring.The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champ said on Twitter ...

Alexander Zverev advances to semis at ATP Finals; Rafael Nadal eliminated

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 23:08
Defending champion Alexander Zverev secured the last semifinal spot at the ATP Finals on Friday, eliminating Rafael Nadal in the process.Zverev beat already eliminated Daniil ...

Cleveland’s Myles Garrett banned for rest of season after helmet swing

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 22:03
Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again.He was suspended ...

Chinese swimming star Sun Yang defends failure to take doping test

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 21:39
One of China’s biggest Olympic stars fought Friday for his right to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Games during a rare public hearing that turned ...

Finnish fans celebrate as country reaches first major soccer tournament

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 21:33
Flag-waving Finland fans poured onto the field, embracing each other and mobbing the players as fireworks exploded outside the stadium.A party decades in the making ...

Evgenia Medvedeva leads, Satoko Miyahara sixth after Cup of Russia women’s short program

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 20:49
Pyeongchang Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva claimed the lead after the women’s short program at the Cup of Russia on Friday, while Satoko Miyahara placed ...

South Korea rallies past Mexico, secures 2020 Olympic berth

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 07:52
South Korea didn’t just book a spot in the Premier12 final with its win over Mexico on Friday night.The South Koreans also booked a return ...

Shoma Uno sits in fourth place after Cup of Russia short program

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 07:14
Shoma Uno was fourth at the Cup of Russia after the men’s short program on Friday.Uno, looking for his third victory in a Grand Prix ...

Eagles pitcher Manabu Mima on verge of joining Marines as free agent: source

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 06:34
Free agent right-hander Manabu Mima, who led the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in innings pitched this year, is poised to join the Chiba Lotte Marines, ...

Top young skaters back in the spotlight at Japan Junior Championships

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 05:40
Yuma Kagiyama and Shun Sato will be in the spotlight this weekend at the Japan Junior Championships at Shin-Yokohama Skate Center. Both skaters have qualified ...

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