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K. International spelling whiz wins Japan Times Bee

National Mar 3, 2018

K. International spelling whiz wins Japan Times Bee

by Cory Baird

Hanna Yoshida of K. International School Tokyo managed to outlast her final opponent Saturday over the course of nine tense rounds by spelling "insubordinate" to secure victory at the ninth annual Japan Times Bee. After misspelling a word in the final round, it appeared 14-year-old ...

Trump sours NAFTA talks with steel trade war threats

Business Mar 3, 2018

Trump sours NAFTA talks with steel trade war threats

U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to unleash a trade war over steel crushed hopes of substantial progress in the latest talks to rework NAFTA, pitching negotiators into a political maelstrom and heightening fears for the trade deal's future. Trump said on Thursday that a plan ...

Xavier carries Grampus past Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Mar 3, 2018

Xavier carries Grampus past Jubilo

Nagoya Grampus continued their impressive return to the J. League first division Saturday with a 1-0 win over visiting Jubilo Iwata. An eighth-minute goal from Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Xavier proved the difference in front of a vocal home crowd savoring its first taste of top-flight ...

Rebels stick it to Sunwolves

Rugby Mar 3, 2018

Rebels stick it to Sunwolves

by Andrew McKirdy

The Sunwolves fell to their second defeat of the Super Rugby season on Saturday after collapsing early in the second half in a 37-17 loss to Australia's Rebels. The Sunwolves went into the game at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground looking for their first win ...

Nadeshiko tops Iceland at tourney

Soccer Mar 3, 2018

Nadeshiko tops Iceland at tourney

Japan rebounded from an opening-day loss to defeat Iceland 2-1 on Friday in their second Algarve Cup Group C match. Japan midfielder Rumi Utsugi converted a cross from Emi Nakajima for the eventual game-winner in the 85th minute, giving Asako Takakura's side the much-needed three ...