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Monorail service linking Haneda airport disrupted due to power outage

National Sep 13, 2017

Monorail service linking Haneda airport disrupted due to power outage

The monorail service connecting Tokyo's Haneda airport to the downtown area was temporarily suspended Tuesday following a power outage, canceling 75 trains and affecting close to 16,000 people. Tokyo Monorail Co. said a six-car train stopped around 2:15 p.m. between Showajima and Seibijo stations, stranding ...

Tanaka wins second title defense with TKO in ninth

More Sports / Boxing Sep 13, 2017

Tanaka wins second title defense with TKO in ninth

Kosei Tanaka set the stage for a light flyweight title unification bout when he defended his World Boxing Organization crown in the weight category Wednesday at Edion Arena Osaka. The fight against 13th-ranked contender Rangsan Chayanram of Thailand, who fights under the name of Palangpol ...

Carp rout BayStars to trim magic number to two

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 13, 2017

Carp rout BayStars to trim magic number to two

The Hiroshima Carp lowered their magic number to clinch the Central League pennant to two on Wednesday with a 12-4 win over the Yokohama BayStars. Leadoff man Kosuke Tanaka provided the spark after rookie pitcher Yuta Nakamura surrendered two runs in the top of the ...

Kotoshogiku maintains perfect record

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 13, 2017

Kotoshogiku maintains perfect record

Former ozeki Kotoshogiku cruised to his fourth win on Wednesday, the fourth day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. With three yokozuna and one ozeki having pulled out of the competition, the fourth day of the 15-day tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan dawned without a single ...

Nara powers past Osaka in Japan Women's Open clash

More Sports / Tennis Sep 13, 2017

Nara powers past Osaka in Japan Women's Open clash

Kurumi Nara claimed local bragging rights with a stunning 6-3, 6-0 win over rising star Naomi Osaka on Wednesday to reach the second round of the Japan Women's Open. Nara, ranked 108th in the world, romped past the 46th-ranked Osaka in 70 minutes to book ...