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Hakuho, Kisenosato upset for second straight day

Sumo / Basho Reports Jan 17, 2018

Hakuho, Kisenosato upset for second straight day

Yokozuna duo Hakuho and Kisenosato were both ousted for the second consecutive day, falling to their respective opponents in defeats at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday. There were shocks all around as first Kisenosato, the sole Japanese yokozuna, was dismissed to a ...

Former Japan coach Eddie Jones signs extension with England

Rugby Jan 17, 2018

Former Japan coach Eddie Jones signs extension with England

Former Japan coach and current England boss Eddie Jones has extended his contract with the national team until 2021, the Rugby Football Union announced Wednesday. Jones, who headed the Brave Blossoms from 2012 to 2015, was originally contracted with England until the 2019 World Cup ...

Rugby star George Smith arrested for punching taxi driver in Tokyo

Rugby Jan 17, 2018

Rugby star George Smith arrested for punching taxi driver in Tokyo

Australian rugby legend George Smith was arrested by the Tokyo police on New Year's Eve for allegedly assaulting a taxi driver after refusing to pay his fare, authorities said Wednesday. According to the police, shortly after midnight on Dec. 31, the 37-year-old flanker, who played ...