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Editorials Aug 11, 2019

Keep looking for ways to fight piracy websites

Government measures to crack down on online piracy of manga and anime content have failed to move forward after a series of plans and ideas discussed since last year by a panel of experts at the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry and the Cultural ...

Rowers at Olympic test event treated for heatstroke symptoms

More Sports Aug 11, 2019

Rowers at Olympic test event treated for heatstroke symptoms

A number of athletes at the world rowing junior championships, a test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics, received treatment Sunday after displaying symptoms of heatstroke. As temperatures reached 34 degrees Celsius around Olympic rowing venue Sea Forest Waterway, a British men's rower was unable ...

Sagan beats Cerezo on late Yohei Toyoda goal

Soccer / J. League Aug 11, 2019

Sagan beats Cerezo on late Yohei Toyoda goal

Sagan Tosu snatched an improbable 2-1 comeback victory against Cerezo Osaka in the J. League's first division Sunday following late goals from veteran forward Yohei Toyoda and debutant Daichi Hayashi. Making his first J. League appearance as a late substitute, 22-year-old Hayashi scored in the ...

India wants Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir tensions

Tennis Aug 11, 2019

India wants Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir tensions

India have asked the International Tennis Federation to shift their upcoming Davis Cup tie from Pakistan to a neutral venue due to escalating political tensions between the two nations. The Indian team are scheduled to tour Pakistan's capital Islamabad for the Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie ...

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup final

Tennis Aug 11, 2019

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup final

Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the Rogers Cup final. Williams, seeded eighth in a tournament she has won three times, will take on local hope Bianca Andreescu in the ...

Springboks claim Rugby Championship title

Rugby Aug 11, 2019

Springboks claim Rugby Championship title

South Africa warmed up for the Rugby World Cup in superb style by beating Argentina 46-13 in the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship in Salta on Saturday to claim its first major international trophy in a decade. Flyhalf Handre Pollard scored two tries and tallied a ...