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Japan’s Momota win singles match in Bangkok

May 21, 2018

Bangkok, Thailand- Kento Momota of Japan celebrates after defeating Ka Long Angus Ng of Hong Kong during their men’s singles match at the Thomas and Uber Cup badminton tournament on Sunday. AFP PHOTO / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA- Jiji Photo

Hiroto Kyoguchi defends his title against Filipino boxer Paras

May 21, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Hiroto Kyoguchi defeated Filipino boxer Vince Paras during their IBF minimumweight title boxing bout last Sunday. Kyoguchi successfully defended his title for the second time in a unanimous decision win with identical 117-110 scores from all the 3

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Nihon Univ. Football Coach to Resign over Dangerous Tackle

May 20, 2018

Tokyo- The head coach of Nihon University’s American football team offered Saturday to resign over a dangerous tackle by one of his players that left an opponent player injured in a recent match. Masato Uchida made the announcement after visiting

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Prince Hisahito joins sports meeting at Ochanomizu University

May 19, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Prince Hisahito (top) participates at a sports meeting at a primary school affiliated with Ochanomizu University in Tokyo on Sunday. His parents, Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko was seen in the the sport’s meeting supporting their their son.

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Fujii Gets 3rd Highest Shogi Rank at Youngest Age

May 19, 2018

Osaka- Breaking yet another record, Sota Fujii, the youngest professional shogi player now, rose to the third highest rank in the Japanese board game at the youngest age ever on Friday, by winning a qualifying match for the Ryuo tournament

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ATP Tennis Open tournament

May 19, 2018

Rome- Japan’s Kei Nishikori serves during the quarter final match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic at Rome’s ATP Tennis Open tournament at the Foro Italico, on Friday, 18 May 2018 in Rome. AFP-Jiji Press

Italian Open tennis tournament

May 16, 2018

Italy- Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during her women’s singles second round match against Romanian player Simona Halep at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Italy, Wednesday, 16 May 2018. EPA-Jiji Press

Olympic Committee Eyes App for Fast Access to Athlete Profiles

May 16, 2018

Tokyo- A student’s idea for an app enabling quicker access to the profiles of Olympic athletes has drawn the attention of the organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Games, backed by hopes that it will meet the changing needs of

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