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67 articles published/printed


'Qiu Zhijie Living Writing'

/ Sep 05, 2018

'Qiu Zhijie Living Writing'

by Yukari Tanaka

Sept. 8-March 3, 2019 Born in Fujian Province and now based in Beijing, artist, writer, critic and curator Qiu Zhijie explores the universal and primordial question of human existence using traditional Chinese calligraphy, photography and video. His dramatic multimedia works are largely influenced by his formative ...

'Treasures of Buddhist Art'

/ Sep 05, 2018

'Treasures of Buddhist Art'

by Yukari Tanaka

Sept. 8-Oct. 14 With its roots in India, Buddhism came to Japan via monks traveling on the Silk Road trade route in the 5th century. As it flourished in East Asia, Buddhist artworks also proliferated with statues and paintings now admired by both the religious ...

Takeya Nakamura powers Lions past Fighters

/ Sep 05, 2018

Takeya Nakamura powers Lions past Fighters

Takeya Nakamura drove in three runs on three hits, including his 24th homer of the season, as the Seibu Lions beat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 7-3 in the Pacific League on Tuesday night. The PL-leading Lions forced the Fighters to go deep into their ...

Bryson DeChambeau wins 2nd straight tourney

/ Sep 05, 2018

Bryson DeChambeau wins 2nd straight tourney

Bryson DeChambeau plays golf differently from everyone else and is getting the results everyone wants. It doesn't take a scientist to figure that out. For the second straight week in the richest part of the PGA Tour season, DeChambeau took down one of the strongest fields ...

Ronaldo, Salah, Modric finalists for top FIFA honor

Sep 05, 2018

Ronaldo, Salah, Modric finalists for top FIFA honor

Lionel Messi was left off the shortlist for the FIFA's men's player of the year award on Monday as his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo was named alongside Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah. Messi has dominated the award along with Ronaldo over the past decade, but ...

Nishikori storms into quarterfinals

/ Sep 05, 2018

Nishikori storms into quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in straight sets on Monday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open. On a good day all around for Japan, Naomi Osaka reached the last eight of the women's draw after outlasting Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus in ...