U.S. lauds Abe WWII anniversary statement

Aug 16, 2015

U.S. lauds Abe WWII anniversary statement

The White House on Friday gave high marks to a statement issued by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. “We welcome Prime Minister Abe’s expression of deep remorse for the suffering caused by ...

Japan, U.S. primed for World Cup rematch

Jul 4, 2015

Japan, U.S. primed for World Cup rematch

Reigning champion Japan and the United States rekindle their rivalry on the grandest stage of all on Sunday in what promises to be an absorbing conclusion to the Women’s World Cup. Charismatic coach Norio Sasaki guided Japan to a fairy tale finish in Germany ...

U.S. edges China, makes semis

Jun 27, 2015

U.S. edges China, makes semis

Carli Lloyd scored on a header in the 51st minute, and the United States beat China 1-0 Friday night to reach a semifinal against Germany at the Women’s World Cup. Hope Solo had her fourth straight shutout for the second-ranked United States, which has ...