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Nihon Univ. President Apologizes for Dangerous Tackle

May 27, 2018

Tokyo- Nihon University President Kichibee Otsuka on Friday offered an apology for a dangerous tackle by a member of the university’s American football team, an incident that sparked a nationwide controversy in Japan. “We apologize for causing injury with a

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Akita Puppy Presented to Russian Figure Skater Zagitova

May 26, 2018

Moscow- A three-month-old female Akita puppy was presented to Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova on Saturday. At a ceremony in Moscow, the 16-year-old gold medal winner in women’s figure staking singles at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea

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Nihon Univ. Questioned by Sports Agency over Tackle

May 25, 2018

Tokyo- Nihon University officials were questioned by the Japan Sports Agency on Thursday about a controversial dangerous tackle by a player of the university’s American football team that injured an opponent player. During a match in Tokyo on May 6,

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Barcelona Star Iniesta Joins Vissel Kobe with Record Pay in Japan

May 25, 2018

Tokyo- Spanish soccer star Andres Iniesta will move from FC Barcelona to Japanese club Vissel Kobe, likely becoming the highest-paid-ever player in Japan’s professional football league. The club based in Kobe, western Japan, announced his transfer on Thursday. The 34-year-old

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Halilhodzic Files Lawsuit against JFA over Dismissal

May 25, 2018

Tokyo- Vahid Halilhodzic, fired as coach of Japan’s national soccer team last month, on Thursday sued the Japan Football Association and its president, Kozo Tashima, to seek an apology for damage to his reputation. Halilhodzic, 66, claimed he was defamed

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Japan Sports Chief to Interview Nihon Univ. over Dangerous Tackle

May 24, 2018

Tokyo- Japan Sports Agency Commissioner Daichi Suzuki said Thursday he will interview Nihon University officials later in the day about a dangerous tackle by a player of the university’s American football team that left an opponent player injured. “The coaching

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Ex-Nihon Univ. Football Coach Denies Instruction to Inflict Injury

May 24, 2018

Tokyo- Embattled former Nihon University American football top coach Masato Uchida and incumbent assistant coach Tsutomu Inoue on Wednesday denied having instructed a player of the university team to injure a rival team’s quarterback. The denial came a day after

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Nihon Univ. Football Player Admits Coach’s Instruction behind Vicious Tackle

May 22, 2018

Tokyo- A member of Nihon University’s American football team, at the center of a nationwide controversy over dirty play, admitted Tuesday that he conducted a dangerous tackle against a rival team’s quarterback to injure him in a recent match at

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