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Djokovic, Muguruza, Nadal advance; Venus Williams beats Nara at French Open

Djokovic, Muguruza, Nadal advance; Venus Williams beats Nara at French Open In contrasting fashion, defending champions Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza both advanced to the third round at the French…

Sato still reveling in Indy triumph

Sato still reveling in Indy triumph

Sato still reveling in Indy triumph Still ecstatic on Tuesday at his new place in history as the first Japanese driver to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” Sato posed…

Nishikori, Venus Williams through to third round at Australian Open

Nishikori ousts Kokkinakis; Osaka exits French Open

Nishikori ousts Kokkinakis; Osaka exits French Open PARIS – World No. 9 Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the French Open on Tuesday, when Japan’s women crashed out…

Denver sportswriter out of job after tweet about Japanese Indy 500 winner

Denver sportswriter out of job after tweet about Japanese Indy 500 winner

Denver sportswriter out of job after tweet about Japanese Indy 500 winner A veteran sportswriter left the Denver Post on Monday after he said he was unsettled by a Japanese…

Takuma Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – Takuma Sato won the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, becoming the first Japanese driver to…

Japan consumer prices rise in April for 4th straight month

Japan consumer prices rise in April for 4th straight month

Japan consumer prices rise in April for 4th straight month The country’s prospects have been improving on the back of strong exports, with investments linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics…

Computer beats Chinese champion in ancient board game of go

Computer beats Chinese champion in ancient board game of go

Computer beats Chinese champion in ancient board game of go A computer defeated China’s top player of the ancient board game go on Tuesday, earning praise that it might have…

Crusaders stretch unbeaten run as Kiwis dominate Super Rugby

Crusaders stretch unbeaten run as Kiwis dominate Super Rugby

Crusaders stretch unbeaten run as Kiwis dominate Super Rugby The Canterbury Crusaders vanquished another title rival this weekend as New Zealand teams tightened their grip on Super Rugby ahead of…

Kubo sparks triumphant Japan in Under-20 World Cup opener

Kubo sparks triumphant Japan in Under-20 World Cup opener

Kubo sparks triumphant Japan in Under-20 World Cup opener   Click here to view original web page at www.japantimes.co.jp Want to discuss about the post you just read? Visit Tokyo…

Land of rising temperatures: The cultural effects of climate change in Japan

Land of rising temperatures: The cultural effects of climate change in Japan

Land of rising temperatures: The cultural effects of climate change in Japan With contrasts being such a notable feature of life in Japan, it is no surprise that – like…