• Kyodo


The Yomiuri Giants and its owner, Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings, defeated the club’s former general manager, Hidetoshi Kiyotake on Thursday in a lawsuit battle at the Tokyo District Court.

The court’s ruling ordered Kiyotake to pay ¥1.6 million in damages for discrediting the Giants side and rejected his suit against his dismissal as general manager.

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