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Japan to host first G-20 summit in 2019, source says

National Jul 8, 2017

Japan to host first G-20 summit in 2019, source says

Japan will host its first Group of 20 summit in 2019, a G-20 source said Saturday as the leaders of the advanced and emerging economies wrapped up a conference focused on trade and climate change. Argentina plans to assume the presidency of the G-20 next ...

Editorials Jul 8, 2017

A dangerous peek behind the technology curtain

Governments too often have other motives — the identification of holes for future exploitation or even the "mundane" desire to steal intellectual property — for demanding source code from technology companies.

Ruthless BayStars slay Dragons

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 8, 2017

Ruthless BayStars slay Dragons

Shoichi Ino struck out a season-high nine over seven innings and two relievers provided perfect relief as the Yokohama BayStars whipped the Chunichi Dragons 9-0 on Saturday. Ino (4-4), who allowed five hits, walked a batter and hit one, and struck out four of the ...

Sanfrecce salvage point against in-form Marinos

Soccer / J. League Jul 8, 2017

Sanfrecce salvage point against in-form Marinos

Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes earned a vital point for troubled Sanfrecce Hiroshima with a late equalizer in a 1-1 draw away to in-form Yokohama F Marinos in the J. League first division on Saturday night. Playing their first game since Hajime Moriyasu stepped down in ...

Takayasu set for ozeki debut

Sumo Jul 8, 2017

Takayasu set for ozeki debut

Fighting fit and ready to rumble, newly promoted ozeki Takayasu takes center stage when the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament gets underway on Sunday. Takayasu took a hammering by yokozuna Kisenosato earlier in the week during practice bouts, but the ozeki insists he is in top ...

Matsuyama four shots back at Irish Open

More Sports / Golf Jul 8, 2017

Matsuyama four shots back at Irish Open

World No. 2 Hideki Matsuyama fired a 4-under-par 68 Friday to sit in a share of eighth place after the second round of the Irish Open. Matsuyama had six birdies and two bogeys in blustery conditions at Portstewart Golf Club, while compatriot Hideto Tanihara sizzled ...

Darvish pulls out of All-Star Game

Baseball / MLB Jul 8, 2017

Darvish pulls out of All-Star Game

Right-hander Yu Darvish on Friday withdrew from the All-Star Game at the request of the Texas Rangers. Darvish is scheduled to pitch against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. He had the option of still pitching in Tuesday's All-Star Game in Miami if he would ...