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China and Japan set to agree on panda lease during Abe's visit

National Oct 20, 2018

China and Japan set to agree on panda lease during Abe's visit

China and Japan are expected to reach a broad agreement on panda leasing during Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Beijing next week, bilateral sources said Friday. The agreement would come amid a marked improvement in Sino-Japanese relations. This year marks the 40th anniversary of ...

Hawks pound Lions in Game 4

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 20, 2018

Hawks pound Lions in Game 4

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks moved to within one win of the Japan Series on Saturday when they whipped the Seibu Lions 8-2 in Game 4 of the Pacific League Climax Series Final Stage. The Hawks have won three of the four games played at MetLife ...

NTT Communications snatches final playoff spot

Rugby Oct 20, 2018

NTT Communications snatches final playoff spot

The NTT Communications Shining Arcs survived some nerve-racking moments Saturday to grab the eighth and final spot in the playoffs to determine the Japan Rugby Top League champions. Having overcome a stuttering start, a last-minute try from Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco guaranteed the Shining Arcs a bonus ...

Nathan Chen takes big lead at Skate America

Figure Skating Oct 20, 2018

Nathan Chen takes big lead at Skate America

Defending champ Nathan Chen, who is back competing for the first time since being crowned world champion, seized the early lead after the men's short program at Skate America, the season's first Grand Prix event, on Friday. Chen earned 90.58 points to finish well ahead ...

Brewers beat Dodgers to force Game 7

Baseball / MLB Oct 20, 2018

Brewers beat Dodgers to force Game 7

Ryan Braun slid across home plate and raised his arms in sheer joy. A big lead, a bruising bullpen and a boisterous crowd have the Milwaukee Brewers all set up for Game 7. Jesus Aguilar sparked Milwaukee's slumping lineup with three RBIs on a pair of ...