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Business Mar 1, 2019

Japanese business spending rose 5.7% in October-December quarter from 2017

Capital spending by Japanese companies rose 5.7 percent in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, government data showed Friday. Investment by all nonfinancial sectors for purposes such as building factories and adding equipment increased for the ninth straight quarter, totaling ¥12.05 trillion. Pretax profits at ...

Antlers, Frontale play to 1-1 draw

Soccer / J. League Mar 1, 2019

Antlers, Frontale play to 1-1 draw

Sho Ito scored for the second game running on Friday as Kashima Antlers salvaged a 1-1 draw against Kawasaki Frontale. Ito scored the equalizer for the reigning Asian champions at Todoroki Stadium. He controlled a long pass from Atsuto Uchida before driving it home past ...

Sunwolves seeking first road victory in franchise history

Rugby Mar 1, 2019

Sunwolves seeking first road victory in franchise history

The Sunwolves will face the Chiefs on Saturday in Hamilton, New Zealand, looking to make history and record their first-ever win away from home. Over the past three seasons, the Japanese Super Rugby franchise struggled on the road, recording all of its wins in Tokyo ...

J. League, Konami to stage esports tournament

Soccer / J. League Mar 1, 2019

J. League, Konami to stage esports tournament

The J. League announced Friday it will launch an esports tournament together with Konami Digital Entertainment Co. featuring the videogame maker's trademark soccer title. The 40 clubs in J .League's top two tiers will select three players each to compete in a mobile-app version of ...

Cranes book spot in Asia League finals

More Sports / Ice Hockey Mar 1, 2019

Cranes book spot in Asia League finals

The Nippon Paper Cranes beat South Korea's Daemyung Killer Whales 4-3 in their semifinal game Thursday and advanced to the Asia League Ice Hockey finals for the first time in five seasons. The Killer Whales took a 1-0 lead 12 seconds after hitting the ice, ...