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Editorials Nov 20, 2018

Agreement eludes APEC

The APEC breakdown makes clear the widening gap in visions of regional order. Choices will have to be made, and soon.

Let's discuss the soaring birthrates in developing nations

Language | MORNING ENGLISH Nov 20, 2018

Let's discuss the soaring birthrates in developing nations

AFP-JIJI This week's featured article Soaring birthrates in developing nations are fueling a global baby boom but women in dozens of richer countries aren't producing enough children to maintain population levels there, according to figures released Friday. A global overview of birth, death and disease rates ...

Cerezo to part ways with head coach Yoon Jong-hwan

Soccer / J. League Nov 20, 2018

Cerezo to part ways with head coach Yoon Jong-hwan

Cerezo Osaka announced on Monday that it will not renew the contract of manager Yoon Jong-hwan for next year's first-division campaign. The South Korean will lead Cerezo, which currently sits in eighth place, in the two remaining matches of the season. His replacement has not ...

Sumo 101: Ozeki

Sumo Nov 20, 2018

Sumo 101: Ozeki

by John Gunning

Yokozuna are the stars of sumo. Always in the spotlight, they get the lion's share of column inches. Rightly so, given that only 72 men have ever attained the rank. And yet, yokozuna wasn't always the sport's highest position. For most of sumo's history, ozeki was its ...

Pack stays on leader's heels

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 20, 2018

Pack stays on leader's heels

Komusubi Takakeisho took out ozeki Tochinoshin on Monday to remain in sole possession of the lead after nine days of action at the 15-day Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament. But despite the quick victory, the Chiganoura stable wrestler doesn't have much room for error. Because in ...

Ireland tops All Blacks in blockbuster match

Rugby Nov 20, 2018

Ireland tops All Blacks in blockbuster match

Ireland is No. 1. At least to New Zealand coach Steve Hansen. His All Blacks, the undisputed No. 1 for nine years, lost to the Irish 16-9 on Saturday for the first time in Dublin. Hansen immediately dubbed Ireland the favorite for the Rugby World Cup ...

Steelers stage fourth-quarter rally to top Jaguars

More Sports / Football Nov 20, 2018

Steelers stage fourth-quarter rally to top Jaguars

Ben Roethlisberger threw two interceptions on his first 12 passes. The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to score in the first half for the first time in more than two years, and they still trailed by 10 approaching the 2-minute warning. So when Big Ben muscled his ...