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Climate activists look to 2021 to rebound from pandemic

World Apr 18, 2021

Climate activists look to 2021 to rebound from pandemic

Stopped in their tracks by the pandemic, citizens around the world are once again bracing to mobilize for the planet in a year marked by several major international summits on climate and biodiversity. In 2019, millions of people, led by student and youth organizations, flooded ...

Sanfrecce battles for draw against league-leading Frontale

J. League Apr 18, 2021

Sanfrecce battles for draw against league-leading Frontale

Sanfrecce Hiroshima clawed their way to a 1-1 draw against J. League first-division leader Kawasaki Frontale on Sunday, with Tsukasa Morishima equalizing midway through the second half to cancel out Akihiro Ienaga's opener. The stalemate at Kawasaki's Todoroki Stadium snapped a four-game winning streak for ...

Rikako Ikee vows to provide big performance at Tokyo Olympics

Swimming Apr 18, 2021

Rikako Ikee vows to provide big performance at Tokyo Olympics

Swimming star Rikako Ikee vowed Saturday to make her presence felt at the Tokyo Olympics this summer after she dramatically earned her spot on Japan's team this month as she continues her recovery from leukemia. The 20-year-old, diagnosed with the disease in February 2019, stunned ...

Marathon runners sweating over future of 2021 races

Track & Field Apr 18, 2021

Marathon runners sweating over future of 2021 races

by Hannah Elliott

Steven Rojas was ready. He had already started the program of long runs, track workouts, and tempo efforts prescribed by Brooklyn Track Club in anticipation of running the 2020 New York Marathon. Then the novel coronavirus hit. Organizers cancelled the 26.2-mile (42.1-kilometer) race that famously ...

Mai Murakami defends Japan all-around gymnastics title

Gymnastics Apr 18, 2021

Mai Murakami defends Japan all-around gymnastics title

Mai Murakami, the first Japanese woman to win a world gymnastics all-around silver medal, defended her national title on Saturday and took a step toward qualifying for this summer's Tokyo Olympics. Murakami, who represented Japan at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, earned 112.564 points ...