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38 articles published


Editorials Sep 7, 2017

Unauthorized cord blood treatments

The recent arrests over alleged unauthorized stem cell therapies using blood collected from umbilical cords and placentas has shed light on the shady aspects of these expensive treatments.

Ichiro surpasses Oh's total bases career mark

Baseball / MLB Sep 7, 2017

Ichiro surpasses Oh's total bases career mark

Ichiro Suzuki went one better than Japan's all-time home run king Sadaharu Oh on Wednesday when he reached 5,863 total bases in NPB and MLB combined in the Miami Marlins' 8-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. Ichiro had a pinch-hit single in the fifth inning ...

Yokozuna Kisenosato, Kakuryu pull out of Autumn Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 7, 2017

Yokozuna Kisenosato, Kakuryu pull out of Autumn Basho

Yokozuna Kisenosato and Kakuryu have pulled out of the upcoming Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament due to injuries, their respective stablemasters said Thursday. The announcement of their withdrawal, which came three days before the start of the meet at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, once again dashed ...

Japan eager to start World Cup preparations

Soccer / World Cup Sep 7, 2017

Japan eager to start World Cup preparations

Japan feels sorry it could not come through for Australia against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, but the Socceroos' minimal win over Thailand did not help matters, firing up the Saudis who saw an opportunity they did not let go of to qualify for their ...