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/ Aug 17, 2017

Ebinuma nominated for key post with International Judo Federation

Masashi Ebinuma, a two-time Olympic bronze medalist in the men's 66-kg division, is among 17 judoka nominated for the nine available places on the International Judo Federation's Athletes' Commission, the organization said Wednesday. Five judoka will be elected to represent their counterparts for a four-year ...

Padres' Weaver retires after 12-year pitching career

/ Aug 17, 2017

Padres' Weaver retires after 12-year pitching career

Padres right-hander Jered Weaver announced his retirement before San Diego played the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Weaver, a three-time All-Star, battled health issues since signing with the Padres in the offseason. The 12-year veteran, who spent the bulk of his career with the Los Angeles ...

U.S. talks tough on trade deficit as talks on NAFTA revisions begin

Aug 17, 2017

U.S. talks tough on trade deficit as talks on NAFTA revisions begin

The United States drew a hard line for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, demanding major concessions aimed at slashing trade deficits with Mexico and Canada and boosting U.S. content for autos. At the start of talks in Washington, U.S. President Donald ...

/ Aug 17, 2017

Japan logs July trade surplus of ¥418.8 billion

Japan's goods trade surplus came to ¥418.77 billion ($3.8 billion) in July thanks to solid growth in exports, but narrowed from a year ago on a in energy imports, government data showed Thursday. The figure represents a 17.0 percent fall from the previous year. Exports ...

Top seeds advance on day filled with upsets

/ Aug 17, 2017

Top seeds advance on day filled with upsets

Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova — the No. 1 seeds in the Western & Southern Open — advanced with straight-set wins Wednesday, while the rest of their brackets suffered more top losses. Nadal sat out an hour-long rain delay and beat Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 ...

Aug 17, 2017

Japan asks Hong Kong to lift 3/11 food import ban

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Ken Saito has called on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to abolish the Chinese region's import ban on food from five prefectures in eastern Japan. "I asked the Hong Kong leader to scrap the ban based on scientific grounds," ...