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Police hunt for suspect after boy, 17, stabbed at Saitama home

National Jul 16, 2019

Police hunt for suspect after boy, 17, stabbed at Saitama home

A 17-year-old male high school student was stabbed early Tuesday at his home in Warabi, Saitama Prefecture, by a suspected intruder, police said. The boy sustained wounds to his neck and other parts of his body, but the injuries were not life-threatening, according to authorities. ...

Editorials Jul 16, 2019

'A piece of history of the solar system'

Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe made history last week when it collected samples from beneath the surface of an asteroid. The feat was an engineering and mathematical marvel that will, if the mission is completed as planned, provide unprecedented insight into conditions in the solar ...

Kakuryu moves to 10-0 with win

Sumo / Basho Reports Jul 16, 2019

Kakuryu moves to 10-0 with win

Yokozuna Kakuryu survived a slight scare Tuesday to claim his 10th straight win of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament, while Hakuho bounced back from his first loss of the 15-day meet to stay a win behind his fellow yokozuna. Kakuryu dodged a bullet against No. ...

Shintaro Mochizuki becomes world No. 1 for juniors

Tennis Jul 16, 2019

Shintaro Mochizuki becomes world No. 1 for juniors

Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki, who won the Wimbledon boys' title on Sunday, claimed the No. 1 spot for junior players in the latest world rankings released by the International Tennis Federation. In the latest rankings released on Monday, the 16-year-old jumped eight spots from last week, ...

Sumo 101: Futabayama's win streak

Sumo Jul 16, 2019

Sumo 101: Futabayama's win streak

by John Gunning

Sumo fans these days have the privilege of being able to watch the greatest rikishi of all time live in the ring. For a sport that's been around for a couple of millennia in one form or another that's no small thing. While Raiden may have ...