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Honda committed to F1, says sport's CEO

Honda committed to F1, says sport’s CEO

Honda committed to F1, says sport’s CEO auto racing SINGAPORE Formula One chief Chase Carey said on Wednesday he was confident that Honda was in F1 for the long haul…

Japanese ozeki set sights on becoming yokozuna in 2017

Sole competing yokozuna Harumafuji starts Autumn Basho with victory

Sole competing yokozuna Harumafuji starts Autumn Basho with victory Harumafuji got off to a winning start as the only yokozuna standing at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament with a convincing…

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash Ethnic Koreans living in Japan are nervously watching growing tensions over North Korea and are wary of a possible…

Katy Perry appears in Japanese commercial for Laundrin’

Katy Perry appears in Japanese commercial for Laundrin’

Katy Perry appears in Japanese commercial for Laundrin’ American songstress Katy Perry is known around the world for her hit songs, extravagant costumes, and her bad blood with fellow singer…

Japan's economy growing but slower, quarterly data show

Japan’s economy growing but slower, quarterly data show

Japan’s economy growing but slower, quarterly data show The Japanese economy grew at a slower pace in the April-June quarter, not the surprisingly strong spurt indicated by an earlier estimate,…

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0 South Korea and Saudi Arabia qualified for next year’s World Cup on Tuesday, while war-torn…

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only…

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok on Thursday, where responses to North Korea…

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea The United States said Monday it would target countries doing business with North Korea as U.N. Security Council members called…

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia soccer SEOUL, South Korea For five countries still contending for two direct spots at the World Cup, the Asian…