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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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Victim’s Side Reports to Police over Football Tackle

May 22, 2018

Osaka- The father of an injured member of Kwansei Gakuin University’s American football team said Monday that his family has reported to police over a dangerous tackle by an opponent player in a recent match. At a news conference in

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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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