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1st Japanese U.S. Open Champ Osaka Eyes Tokyo Olympic Gold

September 14, 2018

Yokohoma- Speaking to more than 100 reporters shortly after returning to Japan on Thursday morning, Naomi Osaka, who became the first Japanese tennis player to win the U.S. Open singles title for women, said she now feels the victory “sinking

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Osaka Becomes 1st Japanese to Win Grand Slam Singles Title

September 9, 2018

New York- Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title by defeating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open women’s final in New York on Saturday. The 20th-seeded Osaka won 6-2, 6-4 against the former world

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INTERVIEW: Japanese Paralympic Chief Aims to Expand Fan Base

August 31, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese Paralympic Committee aims to expand the fan base for Paralympics in the two years until the 2020 Tokyo Games, its president, Yasushi Yamawaki, said in a recent interview. Although people’s interest in Paralympics is growing, partly following

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Japanese Olympian Claims Power Harassment by National Gymnastics Body

August 30, 2018

Tokyo- Olympic gymnast Sae Miyakawa has claimed that she suffered power harassment by the Japan Gymnastics Association, while complaining that the association’s punishment on her coach for violence toward her was too severe. “I felt that the association was trying

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4 Japan Basketball Players Banned for One Year for Buying Sex

August 30, 2018

Tokyo- The Japan Basketball Association on Wednesday decided to suspend four male professional players from official matches for one year for misconduct, including buying sex, in Jakarta earlier this month while they were participating in the ongoing Asian Games. The

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ASIAD 2018 Climbing Medals

August 26, 2018

Gold medallist Japan’s Akiyo Noguchi poses for photographers during the victory ceremony for the women’s combined climbing event at the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang on Sunday, 26 August 2018. AFP-Jiji Press

Duterte lauds Filipina weightlifter for 1st Philippine gold medal in Asian Games

August 21, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte hailed Tuesday Hidilyn Diaz as the first Filipino who won the gold medal in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. Duterte announced to the crowd in Cebu City that the Philippines won its first gold medal.

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Takanohana Sent to Hospital after Briefly Losing Consciousness

August 21, 2018

Tokyo- Sumo stablemaster Takanohana, 46, was sent to a hospital in the northeastern Japan city of Akita on Tuesday after collapsing at a gymnasium where a local tour event of the professional sport was held, informed sources said. Takanohana suffered

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