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Voices | OVERHEARD Nov 11, 2017

Deep thoughts

"It surprises me to think that humans will be able to communicate with aliens from outer space when they can't even talk to animals on Earth."

V-Varen Nagasaki promoted to J1 for first time

Soccer / J. League Nov 11, 2017

V-Varen Nagasaki promoted to J1 for first time

V-Varen Nagasaki earned promotion to the J. League's first division for the first time on Saturday. V-Varen, competing in the J2 since 2013, sealed a second-place spot in the league with a 3-1 home win over Katamare Sanuki behind goals from Daichi Inui, Yusuke Maeda ...

Judoka Akari Inoue claims first Kodokan Cup title

More Sports / Judo Nov 11, 2017

Judoka Akari Inoue claims first Kodokan Cup title

Akari Inoue won the women's over-78 kg division on Saturday, the first day of the Kodokan Cup, one of the qualifying events for next year's judo world championships. The 20-year-old Inoue, the Universiade unlimited weight class champion, defeated last year's runner-up, Akira Sone by ippon ...

Kisenosato seeks strong comeback at Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament

Sumo Nov 11, 2017

Kisenosato seeks strong comeback at Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament

Yokozuna Kisenosato hopes he can shake off the rust and get back to winning ways when he competes in the upcoming Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament after missing the entire previous meet. On Sunday, when the 15-day meet begins at Fukuoka Kokusai Center, Kisenosato, one of ...

Brazil rolls by Japan in tune-up

Soccer Nov 11, 2017

Brazil rolls by Japan in tune-up

Tomoaki Makino netted a goal against Brazil on Friday but Japan succumbed 3-1 to the South American powerhouse in an international friendly, as both teams continued their preparations for next year's World Cup soccer finals. Brazil, ranked No. 2 in the world rankings, dominated the ...