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Sungoliath, Jubilo keep unbeaten records intact

Suntory Sungoliath and Yamaha Jubilo remain on course for a Christmas Eve showdown as they both won Saturday to remain unbeaten in the Top League. Suntory overcame a poor start to top Coca-Cola Red Sparks 48-12 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, while Yamaha downed NEC Green Rockets 47-5 at ...

IJF announces new regulations

The International Judo Federation on Friday announced new regulations that will apply for the next Olympic cycle at the 2020 ...

Dec 10, 2016

Kodaira victorious at World Cup event

Nao Kodaira stormed to her fourth women’s 500-meter World Cup win of the season on Friday. Kodaira clocked 37.69 seconds for the gold, while China’s Yu Jing took second place with 37.81 and Maki Tsuji took third with 37.97. Kodaira, 30, was teamed with ...

Dec 10, 2016

Heisman winner Salaam laid to rest

Former teammates joined family and friends to say goodbye to 1994 Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam on Friday, remembering his warm heart and peaceful spirit. About 250 people gathered for a funeral service for Salaam at the Islamic Center of Boulder near Folsom Field, ...

Capitals handle Sabres again

Dec 10, 2016

Capitals handle Sabres again

The Washington Capitals have been a bit inconsistent of late — just not against the Buffalo Sabres. T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist, Philipp Grubauer made 27 saves and the Capitals beat the Sabres 4-1 on Friday night. Jakub Vrana, John Carlson ...

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

Dec 10, 2016

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

Oakland and Alameda County leaders will vote Tuesday on a financial and development plan to build a $1.3 billion football stadium at the Coliseum site to keep the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas. Mayor Libby Schaaf and other local leaders on Friday presented ...

Decorated boxing champion Hasegawa hangs up his gloves

Dec 9, 2016

Decorated boxing champion Hasegawa hangs up his gloves

Three-division belt winner Hozumi Hasegawa announced his retirement on Friday, bringing his decorated 17-year boxing career to an end with a 36-5 record, including 16 knockouts. The fleet-footed 35-year-old retires as WBC super bantamweight champion after he defeated Mexican Hugo Ruiz by technical knockout ...

Dec 9, 2016

Giants' Cruz speaks out on racist vandalism at teammate's home

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz spoke out Thursday after racist graffiti was scrawled at the home of teammate Nikita Whitlock during a break-in. Whitlock’s home in Moonachie, New Jersey, was broken into on Tuesday night by robbers who wrote “Go back to Africa” ...

Flyers rally past Oilers, win seventh straight

Dec 9, 2016

Flyers rally past Oilers, win seventh straight

After leaning on Steve Mason throughout most of the last three weeks, the Philadelphia Fyers bailed out their goaltender with a strong offensive display. Michael Raffl scored with 1:29 remaining to cap Philadelphia’s rally from two goals down in the third period to beat ...

Dec 8, 2016

Japan Sports Agency boss Suzuki set for FINA appointment

Japan Sports Agency commissioner Daichi Suzuki will be chosen as one of 23 bureau members of swimming’s world governing body FINA, sources said Thursday. Suzuki, who won the men’s 100-meter backstroke at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, is set to replace Kazuo Sano of Japan ...

Dec 8, 2016

Harimoto, 13, captures table tennis world title

Tomokazu Harimoto won the boys’ singles at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships for players age 18 and under on Wednesday, becoming the youngest-ever champion in the event at age 13. Harimoto lost the first two games to Cho Seung-min of South Korea in ...