Basketball: Japan ends World Cup qualifiers with win over Bahrain

Posted by February 26, 2023

Japan cruised past Bahrain 95-72 on Sunday in its final match of Asian qualifying for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Joshua Hawkinson

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Kyodo News Digest: Feb. 20, 2023

Posted by February 20, 2023

Fans bid farewell to giant panda Xiang Xiang at Tokyo's Ueno Zoological Gardens on Feb. 19, 2023, her last day in front of visitors befor

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Tennis: Japanese doubles pair clinches Davis Cup tie against Poland

Posted by February 5, 2023

Doubles pair Ben McLachlan and Yosuke Watanuki secured victory for Japan in its Davis Cup World Group I playoff against Poland on Sunday, b

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Tennis: Japan takes 2-0 lead over Poland in Davis Cup…

Posted by February 4, 2023

Yoshihito Nishioka and Taro Daniel gave Japan a commanding 2-0 lead in its Davis Cup World Group I playoff tie against Poland on Saturday,

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World No. 1 wheelchair tennis player Shingo Kunieda retires

Posted by January 22, 2023

Japan's Shingo Kunieda, considered one of the greatest wheelchair tennis players of all time, said Sunday he has hung up his racket. The 38

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Football: Moriyasu stays on as Japan manager after World Cup…

Posted by December 28, 2022

The Japan Football Association retained Hajime Moriyasu as men's national team manager Wednesday after he led them to the round of 16 at th

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Football: Hajime Moriyasu to stay on as Japan manager after…

Posted by December 25, 2022

Japan manager Hajime Moriyasu, who led the Samurai Blue into the World Cup round of 16 in Qatar, is set to retain his post, according to so

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Tennis: Roger Federer less stressed in retirement but would do…

Posted by November 19, 2022

Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer said Saturday he felt freed by his retirement from pro tennis, but wouldn't hesitate

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Basketball: Japan beats Bahrain in men’s World Cup qualifying

Posted by November 12, 2022

Japan defeated Bahrain 87-74 on Friday in the second round of Asian qualifying for next year's Basketball World Cup. World No. 38 Japan, wh

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Japan to reopen visa-free travel as Covid Pandemic recedes

Posted by October 10, 2022

By Reuters Oct 10, 2022, 07:10 AM IST (Updated)MiniFrom Tuesday, Japan will reinstate visa-free travel to dozens of countries, ending some of world's strictest

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Figure skating: Uno, Sakamoto lead host to Japan Open win

Posted by October 8, 2022

Japan won figure skating's Japan Open on Saturday after Shoma Uno and Kaori Sakamoto topped the men's and women's standings, respectively,

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Basketball: Japan loses 3rd straight at World Cup against France

Posted by September 26, 2022

Japan took its third straight loss of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup on Monday, going down 67-53 to France following a final-quarter

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