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Campaigning for Nagoya mayoral race begins

National / Politics Apr 11, 2021

Campaigning for Nagoya mayoral race begins

Official campaigning for the Nagoya mayoral election started Sunday, with incumbent Takashi Kawamura facing three challengers. The April 25 contest will effectively be a fight between Kawamura, 72, and his primary challenger, Toshiaki Yokoi, 59, a former city assembly member backed by the ruling Liberal ...

Harry but no Meghan at pared-back funeral for Prince Philip

World Apr 11, 2021

Harry but no Meghan at pared-back funeral for Prince Philip

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, will take place this week, Buckingham Palace said Saturday, announcing a stripped-back ceremony due to coronavirus restrictions, and a return for exiled royal Prince Harry but not his wife, Meghan. The announcement came as the couple's ...

Canucks to return Friday as NHL season extended

Ice Hockey Apr 11, 2021

Canucks to return Friday as NHL season extended

The NHL announced Saturday that the Vancouver Canucks will return to play on Friday, and the league's regular season has been extended to May 16. The Canucks have been idle since March 24 due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the team. Per the NHL, the Canucks ...

Rookies spell relief as Carp get past Giants

Japanese Baseball Apr 11, 2021

Rookies spell relief as Carp get past Giants

Rookie relievers Haruki Omichi and Ryoji Kuribayashi each worked a scoreless inning on Saturday to preserve the Hiroshima Carp's 4-2 Central League win over the Yomiuri Giants. Starting pitcher Aren Kuri (3-0) allowed two runs, one earned, over seven innings, while leadoff man Ryosuke Kikuchi ...