Category Archives: Other Sports

North Korea's missile lands off Japan's east

North Korea’s missile lands off Japan’s east

North Korea’s missile lands off Japan’s east Government officials say the missile was launched toward the northeast at around 5:58 AM on Tuesday, Japan Time. They suspect a missile split…

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen fulfilled a childhood dream by beating the legendary Lin Dan in straight games to claim the men’s singles gold…

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…