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Former Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou takes reins at Marinos

Soccer / J. League Jan 14, 2018

Former Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou takes reins at Marinos

Former Australia coach Ange Postecoglou was introduced as head coach of Yokohama F. Marinos on Sunday. The 52-year-old announced his shock resignation from the Socceroos in November, weeks after guiding Australia through a lengthy qualifying campaign for this year's World Cup in Russia. "Our goal is ...

Uno eager to escape Hanyu's shadow

Figure Skating Jan 14, 2018

Uno eager to escape Hanyu's shadow

by Elaine Lies

Shoma Uno first stepped on the ice at five, but it was the rough-and-tumble of hockey he had his eyes on — until a chance meeting with a figure skater changed everything. The skater was Mao Asada, now a household name and two-time Olympian who ...

Totsuka takes third in World Cup event

More Sports / Winter Sports Jan 14, 2018

Totsuka takes third in World Cup event

Yuto Totsuka finished third in men's halfpipe Saturday at a snowboard World Cup event in the United States. The 16-year-old Totsuka scored 94.50 points in the event won by American superstar Shaun White, who nailed a perfect 100 to secure his place at the Pyeongchang ...

Yoshinori Muto scores fourth goal of season in Mainz defeat

Soccer Jan 14, 2018

Yoshinori Muto scores fourth goal of season in Mainz defeat

Mainz striker Yoshinori Muto scored his fourth Bundesliga goal of the season away to Hannover on Saturday, but a Niclas Fullkrug hat trick ensured a 3-2 victory for the home side. Japan international Muto struck home a cross inside the penalty area to put the ...

Top-seeded underdog Eagles beat Falcons

More Sports / Football Jan 14, 2018

Top-seeded underdog Eagles beat Falcons

Fly Eagles Fly. With the wind and against it. With Nick Foles engineering several long drives, Jake Elliott converting three field goals, and the defense getting stingy in the tightest spot, Philadelphia moved into the NFC championship game with a 15-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons ...