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Tanaka wins second title defense with TKO in ninth

/ Sep 14, 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

/ Sep 14, 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

/ Sep 14, 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

/ Sep 14, 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 ...

Retiring Miyazato looking to sign off in style

/ Sep 14, 2017

Retiring Miyazato looking to sign off in style

Ai Miyazato is hoping to bring the curtain down on her sparkling 11 years on the LPGA Tour in style this week with a first major triumph at the Evian Championship. A teenage phenomenon who became the women's world No. 1 seven years ago, Miyazato ...