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Small but terrible: A young runner’s race for gold

April 6, 2018

An  11-year-old Grade 6 pupil from Dalaguisen Elementary School in Lagangilang, Abra, is arguably one of the most enduring runners of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) Meet 18 where she was hailed as the solo finisher of the 1,500-meter

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Tochinoshin returns to third-highest sumo rank

February 26, 2018

Tokyo- The Japan Sumo Association said Monday it has promoted Tochinoshin to the third-highest rank of sekiwake for the Osaka grand sumo tournament, set to start in the western Japan city on March 11. It will be the first time

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Japan earns record 13 medals in Pyeongchang Olympics

February 26, 2018

Pyeongchang, South Korea- Japan earned a total of 13 medals, including four golds, in the Pyeongchang Olympic Games, which ended on Sunday, with the total number marking a record high for the country in the history of the Winter Olympics.

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Japanese Skater Nana Takagi Wins Mass Start Gold; LS Kitami Curling Bronze

February 25, 2018

Pyeongchang, South Korea- Japan’s Nana Takagi on Saturday won a gold medal in the women’s speed skating mass start event in the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea, while LS Kitami, which took part in the Winter Games as Japan’s national

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Japan claims 11th medal, record at Winter Olympics

February 22, 2018

Pyeongchang, South Korea- Japan claimed its 11th medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea on Wednesday, a record for the country in the history of the Winter Olympics. The 11 medals are made up of three golds, five silvers

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Japan to mull pro baseball lottery

February 22, 2018

Tokyo- The Nippon Professional Baseball Organization will start full discussions on a proposed professional baseball lottery, informed sources said Thursday. The lottery may start as early as 2019, according to the sources. At a meeting on Wednesday in Naha, Okinawa

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Kodaira becomes 1st Japanese woman to win speedskating gold

February 19, 2018

Pyeongchang, South Korea- Nao Kodaira won the women’s 500-meter speedskating event in the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday, becoming the first Japanese woman to win gold in the sport. Kodaira, 31, marked an Olympic record time of 36.94 seconds, defeating two-time

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Hanyu defends Olympic figure skating title, 1st in 66 years

February 18, 2018

Pyeongchang, South Korea- Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu won gold in men’s single figure skating in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Saturday, becoming the first man in 66 years to earn two consecutive Olympic golds in the sport. Making a stellar comeback

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