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Last stand: The looming, final battle for Syria's rebels

| Sep 01, 2018

Last stand: The looming, final battle for Syria's rebels

In a corner of northwestern Syria packed with nearly 3 million people, the government and its opponents are preparing for a final, bloody showdown. The campaign for Idlib, the opposition's only remaining stronghold in the country and now a refuge for over a million displaced ...

Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

/ Sep 01, 2018

Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

Shonan Bellmare ran out comfortable 3-1 winners away to V-Varen Nagasaki in the J-League on Friday night. In the only J1 clash of the night, the visitors went into the break with a 1-0 lead thanks to a 32nd-minute opener from Tsukasa Umesaki. The 31-year-old midfielder, ...

Astros extend manager AJ Hinch's contract through 2022

/ Sep 01, 2018

Astros extend manager AJ Hinch's contract through 2022

The World Series champion Houston Astros have rewarded manager A.J. Hinch with a new contract that extends his run in the dugout through the 2022 season. The Astros made the announcement Thursday. Hinch's contract had been set to expire after this year. The 44-year-old Hinch guided Houston ...

Yuzuru Hanyu previews new free skate 'Origin'

Sep 01, 2018

Yuzuru Hanyu previews new free skate 'Origin'

Yuzuru Hanyu said Thursday he wants to return to his skating roots as the two-time Olympic champion previewed "Origin," his free skate for the upcoming season. "The beginning of my skating life, the origin — I want to skate while feeling like I did when ...

Shohei Ohtani gets green light to pitch again

/ Sep 01, 2018

Shohei Ohtani gets green light to pitch again

Rookie right-hander Shohei Ohtani, who has been sidelined as a pitcher for nearly three months with an elbow injury, will start Sunday night against the Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced Thursday. The 24-year-old admitted he has been cleared to pitch this ...

Yuko Takahashi triumphs in women's triathlon

Sep 01, 2018

Yuko Takahashi triumphs in women's triathlon

Yuko Takahashi captured gold in the women's triathlon at the Asian Games on Friday. Takahashi seized the initiative in the swim and never relinquished the lead, crossing the finish line at JSC Lake Jakabaring iin 1 hour, 59 minutes, 29 seconds to earn Japan its ...

Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

Sep 01, 2018

Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together in the Champions League group stage on Thursday. After winning four titles at Real Madrid, and one with United, Ronaldo aims to end ...

Kei Nishikori advances to third round at U.S. Open

/ Sep 01, 2018

Kei Nishikori advances to third round at U.S. Open

Kei Nishikori secured a spot in the third round of the U.S. Open when France's Gael Monfils retired with an injury in the second set of their second-round match on Thursday. World No. 19 Nishikori was leading 6-2, 5-4 when his 39th-ranked opponent and 2016 ...