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Abe issues reassurances in meeting with abductees' kin

National Apr 22, 2018

Abe issues reassurances in meeting with abductees' kin

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday stressed his resolve to advance the long-stalled abduction issue a day after Pyongyang announced it would freeze nuclear weapons testing and scrap its test site. "It is extremely important to make progress on the abduction issue more than anything," ...

Jets dig deep to hold off Sunrockers

Basketball / B. League Apr 22, 2018

Jets dig deep to hold off Sunrockers

by Ed Odeven

For the Chiba Jets Funabashi, their 42nd victory of the season in game No. 55 was a hard-earned triumph on Sunday. It was a win that wasn't determined until the final buzzer sounded. In succession, Josh Harrellson and Leo Vendrame missed 3-pointers in the closing ...

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

Soccer / J. League Apr 22, 2018

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

Shu Hiramatsu scored a 50th-minute header and promoted V-Varen Nagasaki held on for a 1-0 victory over Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League first division on Sunday. Despite conceding the bulk of possession to Reysol at Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, the hosts defended well and Hiramatsu ...

New Zealand wins Kitakyushu Sevens; Japan finishes last

Rugby Apr 22, 2018

New Zealand wins Kitakyushu Sevens; Japan finishes last

New Zealand won the women's Kitakyushu Sevens for the second straight year Sunday, beating France 24-12 in the final on another disappointing day for host Japan. While the Black Ferns were treating fans at Mikuni World Stadium to another wonderful display of rugby, the Sakura ...