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Applicants top 80,000 for 2020 Tokyo Olympics volunteer roles

National Nov 22, 2018

Applicants top 80,000 for 2020 Tokyo Olympics volunteer roles

The number of applications for volunteer jobs during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics has already topped the organizing committee's target of 80,000 one month ahead of the deadline. The organizing committee said Wednesday that the number of applications stood at 81,035 as of 9 ...

Editorials Nov 22, 2018

'It is what it is'

Other countries must closely study U.S. President Donald Trump's lesson on the role of values in diplomacy.

Yellow Magic Orchestra go big and go home

Music Nov 22, 2018

Yellow Magic Orchestra go big and go home

by Irma Nunez

Yellow Magic Orchestra made its 1980 debut on the legendary American dance show “Soul Train” performing a cover of “Tighten Up” by Archie Bell & the Drells, two years after the November 1978 release of the trio’s eponymous first album Dressed in logoed button-downs with ...

The Stylistics: Philly soul comes to Japan

Music Nov 22, 2018

The Stylistics: Philly soul comes to Japan

by Jordan Allen

Fresh from a 29-date tour of the British Isles, and celebrating their 50th anniversary year, Philadelphia soul icons The Stylistics are setting up camp in Japan for a 12-date tour of three cities: Yokohama (Dec. 9), Tokyo (Dec. 10 and between Dec. 18 and ...

Ireland coach Martin O'Neill departs after five years at the helm

Soccer Nov 22, 2018

Ireland coach Martin O'Neill departs after five years at the helm

Martin O'Neill ended his five-year stint as Ireland coach on Wednesday after relegation in the UEFA Nations League, taking assistant Roy Keane with him. Under O'Neill, Ireland advanced from the group stage at the 2016 European Championship for the first time, but fell short of ...

Takakeisho stays ahead of the pack

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 22, 2018

Takakeisho stays ahead of the pack

Takakeisho maintained his one-win lead after beating rank-and-filer Tamawashi on Thursday, the 12th day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament. The 22-year-old komusubi, whose only loss came against sekiwake Mitakeumi on Day 7, beat the No. 2 maegashira comfortably and appeared primed to win his ...

Rui Hachimura leads Gonzaga past No. 1 Duke

Basketball Nov 22, 2018

Rui Hachimura leads Gonzaga past No. 1 Duke

Ascendant star Rui Hachimura scored 20 points and made key late plays to lead third-ranked Gonzaga University to a win over college basketball heavyweight Duke in the Maui Invitational title game on Wednesday. The 20-year-old junior shot 7-for-14 from the floor and 5-for-9 from the ...