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Lions' Kishi tosses no-hitter against Marines

May 2, 2014

Lions' Kishi tosses no-hitter against Marines

Seibu right-hander Takayuki Kishi threw the first no-hitter of his career and the 89th in Nippon Professional Baseball history as the Lions defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines 2-0 on Friday night. Kishi (3-2) struck out eight and walked one in a 117-pitch outing, and ...

Hakuho beats Kakuryu in playoff to capture 28th title

Jan 26, 2014

Hakuho beats Kakuryu in playoff to capture 28th title

Yokozuna Hakuho won his 28th career championship Sunday, sumo’s dominant force doing what he has done umpteen times with everything on the line on the final day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament. Hakuho suffered his first setback with a defeat at the ...

Ozeki Kisenosato beats Aminishiki

Jan 18, 2014

Ozeki Kisenosato beats Aminishiki

Ozeki Kisenosato kept his slim hopes for promotion alive, overpowering Aminishiki while undefeated yokozuna Hakuho continued to wreak havoc with a demolition of Toyohibiki on the seventh day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday. Hakuho, who is gunning for his 28th ...

IOC chief Bach leaves door open for baseball at 2020 Games

Nov 20, 2013

IOC chief Bach leaves door open for baseball at 2020 Games

IOC president Thomas Bach said in an exclusive interview on Wednesday the possibility still exists for the inclusion of baseball and softball for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Making his first official visit to the Japanese capital after being elected president of the IOC, Bach ...