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Reference | The Week Ahead Apr 14, 2019

The week ahead April 15 to April 21

Monday Japan and the United States to start the first round of new bilateral trade talks in Washington. They are scheduled to run through Tuesday. Officials will discuss the scope of negotiations, with Washington hoping for a pact that will cover a range of ...

Kento Momota rallies to win Singapore Open final

More Sports Apr 14, 2019

Kento Momota rallies to win Singapore Open final

Kento Momota withstood a barrage of smashes from Anthony Sinisuka Ginting to rally for a thrilling 10-21, 21-19, 21-13 victory Sunday in the Singapore Open final. The world champion struggled to contain his powerful Indonesian opponent, who was finding both corners of the court in ...

Swallows beat Giants in slugfest

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 14, 2019

Swallows beat Giants in slugfest

by Jason Coskrey

The Yomiuri Giants provided the fireworks in the opener and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows lit up the scoreboard in second game. In the finale of the year's first three-game set between the crosstown rivals, they traded blows until only one was left standing. That turned out ...

Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Soccer / J. League Apr 14, 2019

Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Diego Oliveira scored twice in the opening half, while Kensuke Nagai netted his 50th J. League first-division goal, as FC Tokyo showed its class with a 3-1 dismantling of Kashima Antlers on Sunday. The victory at Ajinomoto Stadium continues an impressive start to the season ...

Saturnalia wins Satsuki-sho

More Sports / Horse Racing Apr 14, 2019

Saturnalia wins Satsuki-sho

No. 1 favorite Saturnalia pulled away from a tight pack of contenders to win the Satsuki-sho, the last Japanese Classic of the Heisei Era, on Sunday. Saturnalia, ridden by French jockey Christophe Lemaire, edged fourth pick Velox by a head at Nakayama Racecourse with Danon ...

Capitals beat Hurricanes to expand series lead

More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 14, 2019

Capitals beat Hurricanes to expand series lead

Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. The tone was set for a ...