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Table tennis prodigy Harimoto misses out on record

Feb 20, 2017

Table tennis prodigy Harimoto misses out on record

A 13-year-old Japanese table tennis prodigy has set his sights on the Tokyo Olympics after he narrowly failed to become the youngest champion in World Tour history in New Delhi. Fourteenth seed Tomokazu Harimoto lost to top seed Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany 11-6, 11-8, ...

Red Wings finish strong in win over Penguins

Feb 20, 2017

Red Wings finish strong in win over Penguins

Admittedly not where they want to be in the standings, the Detroit Red Wings still have plenty of fight left. That much was evident this weekend with back-to-back wins against two of the NHL’s best teams. Tomas Tatar and Thomas Vanek scored early third-period ...

Feb 20, 2017

Takanashi seeking gold at Nordic worlds

Ski jumping supernova Sara Takanashi is hoping to create another special memory in Lahti, Finland, as she aims for her first gold medal at the Nordic Ski World Championships starting on Wednesday. Takanashi, who last week scored the 53rd World Cup win of her ...

Dustin Johnson goes to No. 1 with win at Riviera

Feb 20, 2017

Dustin Johnson goes to No. 1 with win at Riviera

Dustin Johnson’s raw talent and a trophy case that keeps growing allowed him to believe he was the best player in golf. Now he can say it. Even if he doesn’t understand the math involved with being No. 1. Johnson extended a remarkable run, ...

Feb 19, 2017

Former Wallaby Vickerman dies at 37

Dan Vickerman, who played 63 rugby tests for Australia, has died at his home in Sydney. He was 37. The Australian Rugby Union issued a statement Sunday saying players and officials were shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden death of the former Wallabies ...

Feb 19, 2017

Takahashi, Okada win race walk titles

Eiki Takahashi and Kumiko Okada on Sunday won the men’s and women’s 20-km race walk, respectively, at the national championships, a qualifier for this summer’s athletics world championships. The 24-year-old Takahashi, who finished 42nd at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last summer, won his ...

Nishikori beats Berlocq to reach Argentina Open final

Feb 19, 2017

Nishikori beats Berlocq to reach Argentina Open final

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori overcame an early scare to beat hometown favorite and world No. 77 Carlos Berlocq 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Argentina Open. Nishikori will face Alexander Dolgopolov of Ukraine in Sunday’s final with ...