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Olympic Wrestling Champ Yoshida Announces Retirement

January 9, 2019

Tokyo–Saori Yoshida, a three-time Olympic gold medalist in women’s wrestling, announced her retirement from competition on Tuesday. “I decided to end my 33-year career as wrestler,” Yoshida, 36, said in a Twitter post. Yoshida, known for her high-speed tackles, garnered

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Kei Nishikori won the tennis Brisbane international men’s singles (Brisbane current affairs)

January 7, 2019

Kei Nishikori won the tennis Brisbane international men’s singles (Brisbane current affairs). Jiji Press

Osaka Girl to Become Youngest-Ever Pro Go Player at Age 10

January 7, 2019

Tokyo–Elementary school fourth-grade girl Sumire Nakamura is set to become the youngest professional “go” player on April 1 at the age of 10, the Nihon Ki-in, a Japanese association for the traditional board game, said Saturday. The girl, now 9

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Shogi Master Habu Goes Titleless for 1st Time in 27 Years

December 23, 2018

Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Pref.- Yoshiharu Habu, a 48 – year – old Japanese shogi master, on Friday lost his Ryuo title to 31 – year – old challenger Akihito Hirose, leaving him without a major shogi Title For The First Time

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Soccer Star Honda’s Ties with Cambodia Official Raise Concern

December 18, 2018

Bangkok–Human Rights Watch has expressed concern over Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda’s involvement with Sao Sokha, president of the Football Federation of Cambodia and an alleged human rights violator, according to the international organization. Honda effectively serves as coach of

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Youngest Pro Shogi Player Fujii Marks 100th Win

December 17, 2018

Tokyo- Sota Fujii became the youngest pro shogi player to reach the 100th official win on Wednesday at the age of 16 years and four months. Seventh-dan Fujii established the record after winning two matches in a At The Finals

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December 13, 2018

China, Guangzhou — Kenji Momota respond to cheers by starting a white star in men’s singles. Jiji Press

December 13, 2018

Professional baseball. Contract renewal Tokyo Minato-ku–Yakult’s Ishiyama Yasuki pitcher. Jiji Press