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Student-led climate rally envelops the globe

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Mar 16, 2019

Student-led climate rally envelops the globe

A global day of student protests aimed at spurring world leaders into action on climate change to protect the planet for future generations kicked off in Australia and New Zealand on Friday. Thousands of young people marched in Wellington carrying placards reading "Time's Melting Away" ...

Irish eyes are smiling in Japan

Events Mar 16, 2019

Irish eyes are smiling in Japan

by J.J. O'Donoghue

The first ever St. Patrick's Day parade in Tokyo made history for a number of reasons — least of all for the fact that it was the first such parade in Asia, and it unfolded on a sidewalk in Roppongi. On March 15, 1992, a ...

Evessa hand NeoPhoenix ninth consecutive loss

Basketball / B. League Mar 16, 2019

Evessa hand NeoPhoenix ninth consecutive loss

by Ed Odeven

The San-en NeoPhoenix are in the midst of their worst stretch of basketball in recent memory. The Osaka Evessa defeated the host NeoPhoenix 86-68 on Saturday afternoon, extending San-en's losing streak to nine games. Osaka big man Josh Harrellson powered the visitors with 30 points, including ...

Title chase heats up in Osaka

Sumo / Basho Reports Mar 16, 2019

Title chase heats up in Osaka

Yokozuna Hakuho continued his march toward a record-extending 42nd championship at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday, improving to a perfect 7-0 by beating Shodai. After a pair of tougher-than-expected bouts against rank-and-filers, the yokozuna showcased his phenomenal power on Day 7 at Edion ...

Sunwolves blow big lead in loss

Rugby Mar 16, 2019

Sunwolves blow big lead in loss

The Sunwolves scored three-first half tries but were unable to hold onto the lead Saturday, losing a heartbreaker to the visiting Queensland Reds 34-31. Playing in front of a full house at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, the Sunwolves took a 21-5 lead into halftime, ...

Spotlight on Ichiro for openers

Baseball / MLB Mar 16, 2019

Spotlight on Ichiro for openers

by Jason Coskrey

Ichiro Suzuki still isn't used to dealing with the jet lag that comes with flying from the United States to Japan. Even so, being back in his home country has given the Seattle Mariners' 45-year-old outfielder a jolt of energy compared to earlier in spring ...

Both head coaches tossed in Clippers' win over Bulls

Basketball / NBA Mar 16, 2019

Both head coaches tossed in Clippers' win over Bulls

Danilo Gallinari scored 27 points, Montrezl Harrell added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in a third quarter that saw both coaches ejected for arguing to beat the Chicago Bulls 128-121 on Friday night. The Clippers trailed 63-57 at halftime, but took control in ...