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Insurance leader proud to be there in times of need

| Jun 04, 2018

Insurance leader proud to be there in times of need

by Jane Kitagawa

Name: Kenneth Reilly Title: President and CEO, AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd. (since January 2018) URL: www.aig.co.jp/sonpo DOB: Aug. 29, 1973 Hometown: Kobe Working years in Japan: 8 Kenneth Reilly, president and CEO, AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd., is the first to admit that insurance isn't sexy. Laughing that most people ...

Akiyo Noguchi wins third straight bouldering World Cup event

Jun 04, 2018

Akiyo Noguchi wins third straight bouldering World Cup event

Two years before sport climbing makes its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, Akiyo Noguchi won the women's championship in the fifth event of the bouldering World Cup season on Sunday. Her victory at Esforta Arena Hachioji in western Tokyo was Noguchi's third straight win on ...

New ozeki Tochinoshin to ask Georgian president to build sumo ring

Jun 04, 2018

New ozeki Tochinoshin to ask Georgian president to build sumo ring

Sumo wrestler Tochinoshin, who was recently promoted to the sport's second-highest rank of ozeki, said Sunday he plans to ask Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili to build a sumo ring in his homeland. The 30-year-old, who won the 15-day January Grand Sumo Tournament this year, expressed ...

Depleted Sunwolves lose to Brumbies

Jun 04, 2018

Depleted Sunwolves lose to Brumbies

The Sunwolves were beaten 41-31 by the Brumbies at Canberra's GIO Stadium on Sunday as the Super Rugby competition heads into the June break. With the majority of their national team members back in Japan preparing for the upcoming tests against Italy and Georgia, the ...

Mozu Ascot wins Yasuda Kinen in record-tying time

/ Jun 04, 2018

Mozu Ascot wins Yasuda Kinen in record-tying time

Mozu Ascot won the 68th running of the Yasuda Kinen on Sunday for the colt's first Grade One victory. Ninth-favorite Mozu Ascot, ridden by jockey Christophe Lemaire tied the race record of 1 minute, 31.3 seconds set in 2012 by Strong Return. Fifth-pick Aerolithe finished ...

Masahiro Tanaka strikes out seven as Yankees beat Orioles

/ Jun 04, 2018

Masahiro Tanaka strikes out seven as Yankees beat Orioles

The New York Yankees have been dominant for most of the season, and they certainly don't need any extra help from the opposition. So, when the Baltimore Orioles had several gaffes in the field, the Yankees took advantage and pulled away from their American League ...

Capitals soar past Golden Knights in Game 3

/ Jun 04, 2018

Capitals soar past Golden Knights in Game 3

Alex Ovechkin went airborne, Evgeny Kuznetsov flapped his arms like a bird of prey and the Washington Capitals are flying high, just two wins away from winning the Stanley Cup. Ovechkin dived to score his 14th goal of the playoffs and raised his arms in ...

Bryson DeChambeau leads Memorial; Tiger Woods in hunt

/ Jun 04, 2018

Bryson DeChambeau leads Memorial; Tiger Woods in hunt

The cheers kept coming across Muirfield Village, even after Tiger Woods was done making another run up the leaderboard at the Memorial. Patrick Cantlay made two eagles, including a hole-in-one. Joaquin Niemann, the 19-year-old from Chile, took the lead with a 50-foot eagle putt and fell ...