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Baseball star Otani announces desire to play in US

November 11, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese professional baseball star Shohei Otani of the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters officially announced his desire on Saturday to move to the U.S. major leagues using a posting system. “I’ve conveyed my thoughts to the club and gained permission,” the

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Onosho promoted to 4th-highest sumo rank

October 31, 2017

TOKYO- The Japan Sumo Association said Monday it has promoted Onosho to the fourth-highest rank of komusubi for the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament set to start in the southwestern city of Fukuoka on Nov. 12. The 21-year-old achieved the promotion

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Maeda in action vs. Houston Astros

October 26, 2017

LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda of Japan throws against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) World Series game two at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA, Wednesday, 25 October 2017.

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Tanaka leads Yankees in game five

October 19, 2017

NEW YORK- New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of Japan reacts after striking out Houston Astros batter Josh Reddick (not pictured) in the fifth inning of the Major League Baseball (MLB) American League Championship Series (ALCS) game five between

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High school baseball star Kiyomiya to turn professional

September 23, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese high school baseball star Kotaro Kiyomiya, who has slugged a total of 111 home runs for his school, expressed his intention on Friday to turn professional. “I have decided to hand in the papers stating my intention to

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Sports agency chief vows maximum aid for Japanese athletes

July 30, 2017

TOKYO- The Japan Sports Agency is resolved to offer maximum support for Japanese Olympians and Paralympians to facilitate the best results at the Tokyo Games, Olympic gold medalist Daichi Suzuki, who now serves as commissioner of the agency, said in

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Horn dethrones Pacquiao in boxing upset

July 2, 2017

Manny Pacquiao lost his World Boxing Organization welterweight championship to Jeff Horn of Australia on Sunday in Brisbane. Pacquiao lost on all three scorecards 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113 in one of boxing’s biggest upsets. It was Horn’s 17th victory with

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Ueda, former Japanese pro baseball manager, dies

July 2, 2017

Tokyo- Toshiharu Ueda, who won three consecutive Japan Series professional baseball titles starting in the 1975 season as manager of the former Hankyu Braves, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Kawasaki near Tokyo on Saturday. He was 80. Ueda, who

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