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Nakata helps Fighters whittle Hawks' lead

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 31, 2016

Nakata helps Fighters whittle Hawks' lead

Sho Nakata hit a tie-breaking double to help the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters move within three games of the Pacific-League lead as they beat the front-running Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 6-3 on Sunday. With the game tied 3-3 in the sixth with one out and a ...

Hush, little baby

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Jul 31, 2016

Hush, little baby

Hush, little baby: Nick and his three siblings were found crying, desperately trying to suckle at the belly of their dead mother. They were rescued by a kind soul out walking a dog, taken into foster care and have now grown into healthy youngsters. ...

Japan hopeful of reclaiming past Olympic judo glory

More Sports / Judo Jul 31, 2016

Japan hopeful of reclaiming past Olympic judo glory

Japan's judoka had an uncharacteristically dismal showing at the London Olympics four years ago, with Kaori Matsumoto winning the sole gold medal for the originator of the sport, in the women's 57-kg weight class. Japan's supremacy came to an end, the country finishing with one ...

Brazil tops Japan in final Rio tuneup

Soccer Jul 31, 2016

Brazil tops Japan in final Rio tuneup

Japan was of no challenge to Brazil as Makoto Teguramori's side went down 2-0 at the hands of Neymar & Co. in its final Rio Olympic warm-up on Saturday. Brazil cantered to a win behind first-half goals from Gabriel Barbosa and Marquinhos ahead of its ...