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55 articles published


Editorials May 30, 2019

Mixed ruling on eugenics victims

A Sendai court ruled that the constitutional rights of victims who were sterilized under the eugenics law were violated, but rejected their demand for redress because the statute of limitations had already expired.

Naomi Osaka stages another great escape at Roland Garros

Tennis May 30, 2019

Naomi Osaka stages another great escape at Roland Garros

Top seed Naomi Osaka staged a second successive Roland Garros great escape on Thursday when she battled back from a set and a break down to defeat Victoria Azarenka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. World No. 1 Osaka, bidding to add the French Open to her U.S. ...

Sunwolves coach Tony Brown to return to Otago Highlanders

Rugby May 30, 2019

Sunwolves coach Tony Brown to return to Otago Highlanders

Sunwolves coach Tony Brown announced Thursday he will return home to the Otago Highlanders as an assistant for the 2020 season following the demise of Japan's Super Rugby side. The New Zealander said he was looking forward to rejoining the South Island club where he ...

Eden Hazard leads Chelsea to Europa League title

Soccer May 30, 2019

Eden Hazard leads Chelsea to Europa League title

For Eden Hazard, it was the perfect goodbye. For Petr Cech, it was a painful way to retire. Hazard scored twice past his former teammate as Chelsea sliced through Arsenal in the second half of the Europa League final on Wednesday, netting four times in ...

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling

More Sports / Track & Field May 30, 2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling

South African runner Caster Semenya filed an appeal Wednesday against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion's lawyers said she lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal Tribunal, ...