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Eagles manager Nashida to stay; Matsui set to move on

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 21:23
Manager Masataka Nashida will return next season for a third year at the helm of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, team owner Hiroshi Mikitani said ...
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Goya strikes late to claim draw for Gamba at Urawa

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 21:15
Substitute Hiroto Goya snatched a last-gasp equalizer to earn a point for Gamba Osaka in a pulsating 3-3 draw away to Asian Champions League finalists ...
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Among Japan’s voters, hope for new blood vies with desire for stability

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 20:35
The Lower House election Sunday saw voters back newcomers vowing to heed the voices of ordinary people and older voters opting for familiarity and stability ...
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Typhoon Lan delays vote-counting in west, central Japan

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 20:09
Several regional election boards said Sunday that ballot-counting for the general election would likely be delayed until at least Monday because of transport disruptions caused ...
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Nadeshiko Japan beats Switzerland in friendly

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:35
Substitutes Emi Nakajima and Mina Tanaka were on target to give former women’s world champion Japan a 2-0 win at home to Switzerland in an ...
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Minister says U.K.’s divorce bill figure can only come with final Brexit deal

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:31
Britain can only come up with a figure for a financial settlement with the European Union when a Brexit deal has been agreed, Trade Minister ...
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Kiseki takes Kikka-sho for first G1 win

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:31
Top favorite Kiseki powered to victory on Sunday to capture the Kikka-sho, the last race of the Japanese triple crown.Ridden by Italian jockey Mirco Demuro, ...
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Defiant Cambodia Daily is down but not out

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:30
Tokyo-based publishing family hopes to resurrect paper that was forced to shut last month amid claims it owes Cambodia a huge tax bill.
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Japan-born American finds freedom in not playing the part

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:29
Young man caught between two cultures finds freedom in disregarding the expectations of others, be they Japanese or American.
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Witches’ brew: a black cat named Chamomile

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:28
Sweet, affectionate, happy and playful, soothing Chamomile is well-named.
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Darvish to start Game 2 or 3 of Fall Classic

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:19
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Yu Darvish is expected to start either Game 2 or 3 of the World Series against the Houston Astros, manager Dave ...
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The traditional kimono never goes out of style

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:05
The fusion of traditional Japanese culture with contemporary life isn’t a new concept, but as trends change the results can vary greatly. On the runway, ...
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Fun with zombies, kaiju and Mario in your living room

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:04
Hungry for a new PSVR experience? For those who haven’t yet purchased the PlayStation VR, Sony is releasing an updated version, model number CUH-ZVR2. Unlike ...
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Anime tourism invites overseas fans to join festivities

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:00
Yuwaku Onsen is a 1,300-year-old hot-springs resort tucked between mountains along the Asano River south of Kanazawa. Ten mid-size traditional inns line its slim main ...
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Shinsuke Kashiwagi takes young Diamond Dolphins under wing

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:00
While he may not be officially listed as such, veteran point guard Shinsuke Kashiwagi is a de facto player/coach for the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins.Before this ...
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No. 2 Penn State routs No. 19 Michigan

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:57
The whiteout at Penn State is one of the most mesmerizing scenes in college football. With more than 100,000 fans dressed in white, Beaver Stadium ...
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Hawks earn spot in Japan Series

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:14
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks clinched the Pacific League Climax Series’ Final Stage on Sunday with a 7-0 win over the Tohoku Golden Rakuten Eagles to ...
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Shadowed by shark and boat swept away, Australian diver swims miles to shore

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:06
A diver separated from his boat off the coast of Australia said Sunday he was lucky to be alive after being forced to swim miles ...
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Nikola Vucevic leads way as Magic snap losing streak against LeBron, Cavs

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:05
The Orlando Magic certainly know how to end a long losing streak.Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points and the Magic snapped a 17-game skid against the ...
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Wallabies coach not getting carried way with win over All Blacks

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 16:52
Australia coach Michael Cheika is determined the Wallabies will not get carried away with their 23-18 victory over New Zealand on Saturday and warned them ...
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