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Japan’s Captain Hasebe Retires from National Soccer Team

July 4, 2018

Kazan, Russia- Japanese soccer player Makoto Hasebe, who led Japan in the FIFA World Cup in Russia as team captain, has announced his retirement from the Japanese national squad. The 34-year-old midfielder, who currently plays for Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany’s

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S. Korean Basketball Players Arrive in Pyongyang

July 3, 2018

Seoul- South Korean athletes arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday to take part in inter-Korean friendly basketball matches. The matches will be held as part of sports exchange activities between the two Koreas. The 50 male and female basketball players are part

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Australian basketball team leaves Philippines

July 3, 2018

The Australian basketball team who were involved in a brawl with the Philippines during their FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifier match on Monday left Tuesday afternoon on board Philippine Airlines. The Australian cagers were assisted by Australian Embassy staff upon entering Ninoy

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Japan Fails to Reach World Cup Last Eight

July 3, 2018

Rostov-on-Don, Russia- Japan failed to reach the quarterfinals at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, after allowing Belgium’s come-from-behind win at their knockout-round match in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Monday. After the scoreless first half, the Samurai Blue’s Genki Haraguchi shook

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Figure Skater Hanyu Receives People’s Honor Award

July 2, 2018

Tokyo- Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu received the Japanese government’s People’s Honor Award on Monday. Hanyu, 23, appeared at the award ceremony, held at the prime minister’s office, dressed in a traditional hakama made of textiles from his

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Retired Olympic Figure Skating Medalist Takahashi Coming Back

July 2, 2018

Tokyo- Olympic figure skating medalist Daisuke Takahashi, who retired in 2014, said Sunday he will return to competition this autumn. He aims to make a comeback at the Kinki regional championships in October and seek a berth for the national

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150 Years of Japan-U.S. Baseball History Being Traced in Washington

July 1, 2018

Washington- An exhibition to trace the 150-year history of Japan-U.S. baseball ties has been held at the Japan Information & Culture Center of the Japanese embassy in Washington. The main purpose of the event, which runs through Aug. 10, is

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Nihon Univ. Panel Finds Coaches Responsible for Dangerous Tackle

July 1, 2018

Tokyo- A third-party panel set up by Nihon University found Friday former head coach Masato Uchida and former assistant coach Tsutomu Inoue responsible for a dangerous tackle by a member of the Japanese university’s American football team. Uchida and Inoue

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