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Editorials Jul 19, 2018

The lessons of Trump's European trip

Tokyo must recognize the reality of Trump's approach to foreign policy and insulate the bilateral relationship and Japan's security from the vicissitudes he can create.

Mitakeumi dealt first loss

Sumo / Basho Reports Jul 19, 2018

Mitakeumi dealt first loss

Sekiwake Mitakeumi suffered his first defeat at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday, losing to ozeki Takayasu. In the final bout of Day 12, Takayasu went for a shoulder blast from the jump but conceded a belt hold to the tournament leader, who turned ...

NPB getting on board with boom in esports

More Sports Jul 19, 2018

NPB getting on board with boom in esports

by Jason Coskrey

Nippon Professional Baseball is ready to take a swing at esports. This fall, the league will join forces with Konami to launch the Pawapuro Pro League, an esports league that will bring together pro baseball and pro gamers. Players in the league will compete using ...

Geraint Thomas takes tough mountain stage

More Sports Jul 19, 2018

Geraint Thomas takes tough mountain stage

Geraint Thomas is in the perfect position to win a maiden grand tour title after claiming victory on Wednesday's first mountain stage of the Tour de France, but the Briton says compatriot Chris Froome remains the Team Sky leader. Thomas, who won the week-long Criterium ...

Spurs ship Kawhi Leonard to Raptors, get DeMar DeRozan

Basketball / NBA Jul 19, 2018

Spurs ship Kawhi Leonard to Raptors, get DeMar DeRozan

The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto. An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off Wednesday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San Antonio. ...