March 2018
M T W T F S S
« Feb   Apr »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

44 articles published/printed


K. International spelling whiz wins Japan Times Bee

National Mar 04, 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 04, 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 ...

Shivering Europe hopes for weekend respite as deep freeze persists

World Mar 04, 2018

Shivering Europe hopes for weekend respite as deep freeze persists

Europe's deep freeze, which has cost more than 60 lives over the past week, continued to wreak havoc early Saturday as the shivering continent awaited a sliver of weekend respite from a brutal Siberian cold front. After heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe, conditions ...

Xavier carries Grampus past Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Mar 04, 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 04, 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 ...

Shohei Ohtani strikes out eight for Angels

Baseball / MLB Mar 04, 2018

Shohei Ohtani strikes out eight for Angels

Shohei Ohtani struck out eight of the 12 batters he faced Friday for the Los Angeles Angels in a split-squad spring training game against Milwaukee. The 23-year-old right-hander threw 52 pitches and showed mastery of secondary pitches as well as a strong fastball while surrendering ...

Nadeshiko tops Iceland at tourney

Soccer Mar 04, 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 ...