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Beijing city authorities have banned one of the largest unofficial Protestant churches in the city and confiscated "illegal promotional materials," amid a deepening crackdown on China's "underground" churches. The Zion church had for years operated with relative freedom, hosting hundreds of worshippers every weekend in ...
Japan's gymnastics governing body on Monday handed two senior officials a temporary suspension over their alleged harassment of an Olympic gymnast. The Japan Gymnastics Association said Chieko Tsukahara and her husband Mitsuo will be suspended from their duties until an independent committee finishes investigating the ...
Yokozuna Kisenosato continued his comeback from injury in winning fashion Monday with a hard-fought victory over komusubi Takakeisho at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. Returning after missing a record eight-straight meets, Kisenosato withstood an opening onslaught from the quick and powerful up-and-comer to secure an ...