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Chinese theme park looks to cash in on virtual reality boom

Business / Tech Nov 24, 2017

Chinese theme park looks to cash in on virtual reality boom

Giant robots and futuristic cyberpunk castles rise out of lush mountain slopes on the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of one of China's poorest provinces. Welcome to China's first virtual reality theme park, which aims to ride a boom in demand for virtual entertainment set ...

Hakuho stays win ahead of two challengers

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 24, 2017

Hakuho stays win ahead of two challengers

Yokozuna Hakuho maintained his lead in the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament after surviving a close bout against Takarafuji on Friday. Hakuho (12-1), the lone yokozuna competing at the 15-day meet, twice came close to tasting defeat. After the initial charge, Hakuho tried to shove his ...

Arsenal advances in Europa League despite loss

Soccer Nov 24, 2017

Arsenal advances in Europa League despite loss

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal secured top spot in Europa League Group H on Thursday despite slumping to a 1-0 defeat at Cologne, while AC Milan reached the last 32 by thrashing Austria Vienna. Frenchman Wenger made 11 changes to the team that beat Tottenham Hotspur in ...

Injured Takayasu withdraws from Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 24, 2017

Injured Takayasu withdraws from Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament

Ozeki Takayasu has pulled out of the ongoing Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament with three days remaining because of a thigh injury, his stablemaster Tagonoura said Friday. The 27-year-old wrestler at sumo's second-highest rank becomes the eighth wrestler in the top makuuchi division to withdraw from ...

Urawa looking to end Japanese ACL drought

Soccer Nov 24, 2017

Urawa looking to end Japanese ACL drought

Urawa Reds will be favorites to exorcise Japan's Asian Champions League demons when they host Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal in the second leg of the final on Saturday. With Urawa hoping to end a decade of hurt in Asia's premier club competition, Brazilian forward Rafael Silva ...