Category Archives: Other Sports

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura HIROSHIMA – Yusuke Nomura allowed two runs over six innings on Tuesday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp held off the second-place Hanshin Tigers 4-3….

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest LOS ANGELES – Yu Darvish is coming to Dodger Stadium — plus a pair of…

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist   Tokyo will not benefit long term from hosting the 2020 Olympics — contrary to the hopes and prayers of…

Ex-Olympic star Fredericks suspended from IAF council while under investigation for alleged corruption

Ex-Olympic star Fredericks suspended from IAF council while under investigation for alleged corruption

Ex-Olympic star Fredericks suspended from IAF council while under investigation for alleged corruption MONTE CARLO, MONACO – Four-time Olympic medalist Frank Fredericks has been suspended from duty by track and…

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water The new chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) says the utility needs to stop dragging its feet on plans to dump massive amounts…

'Host towns' across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games

‘Host towns’ across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games

‘Host towns’ across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games   More than 250 local governments across Japan have come forward to serve as “host towns” for foreign athletes…

F1 needs two races in China, says McLaren boss

F1 needs two races in China, says McLaren boss Formula One needs two races in China and one should be on a street circuit to help make the sport more…

Federer, Djokovic, Kerber advance at Wimbledon

Federer, Djokovic, Kerber advance at Wimbledon

Federer, Djokovic, Kerber advance at Wimbledon Seven-time champion Roger Federer reached the Wimbledon third round for the 15th time on Thursday with a 7-6 (7/0), 6-3, 6-2 win over Dusan…

Oita aims to heat things up with video of Olympian synchronized swimming in onsen

Oita aims to heat things up with video of Olympian synchronized swimming in onsen Famous for its onsen (hot springs), Oita Prefecture has posted a promotional video featuring former Olympians…

Lawmakers agree to reopen Diet for one day in Abe’s absence

Lawmakers agree to reopen Diet for one day in Abe’s absence Japan’s ruling and opposition parties agreed Tuesday to briefly reopen the Diet next week for one-off committee deliberations, with…