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Koshiro Hino's 'Geist' summons spirits with sound and light

Music Apr 18, 2018

Koshiro Hino's 'Geist' summons spirits with sound and light

by Erik Luebs

Despite being a fraction of the size of Tokyo, Osaka boasts a long history of underground music that pushes boundaries. The tradition is being kept alive by experimental musician Koshiro Hino. His newest project, "Geist," is a multisensory sound-and light-show that features 13 performers, live ...

Family legacy weighs heavily on young sumo prospects

Sumo | INSIDE SUMO Apr 18, 2018

Family legacy weighs heavily on young sumo prospects

by John Gunning

Jigjidiin Monkhbat, the father of yokozuna Hakuho, passed away recently. A legendary figure in Mongolian wrestling, the six-time Naadam festival champion was also a silver medalist at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Monkhbat's son, if anything, has surpassed his legendary father. Hakuho has 40 ...

Yuichi Sugita loses in first round at Monte Carlo

More Sports / Tennis Apr 18, 2018

Yuichi Sugita loses in first round at Monte Carlo

Yuichi Sugita bowed out in the opening round of the Monte-Carlo Masters on Tuesday with a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany. World No. 43 Sugita had won the only previous meeting between the pair on tour, but could only convert a single ...

Shizuka Arakawa elected to World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Figure Skating Apr 18, 2018

Shizuka Arakawa elected to World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Shizuka Arakawa, Japan's first Olympic champion in figure skating, was among the latest group elected to the sport's Hall of Fame, nominating chair Lawrence Mondschein said Tuesday. Arakawa, who won the women's singles title at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics, is the third Japanese to ...

Nadeshiko Japan reach Women's Asian Cup final

Soccer Apr 18, 2018

Nadeshiko Japan reach Women's Asian Cup final

Defending champion Japan cruised past China 3-1 on Tuesday to advance to the final of the Women's Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation's showpiece tournament. Forward Mana Iwabuchi sent a left-footed rocket off the hands of diving keeper Peng Shimeng in the 39th minute to ...