Ben Paltridge (left) of the Sagamihara Dynaboars scores a try in the second half of a Japan Rugby League One match against Kubota Spears at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo on Sunday.
Mar 4, 2024
Steenkamp and Paltridge lead Dynaboars to upset over Spears
The result snapped a three-game win streak for Kubota, who remained outside the playoff picture in sixth place.
Japan's Reiya Abe (right) battles Mexico's Luis Alberto Lopez for the IBF world featherweight championship in Verona, New York, on Saturday.
Mar 4, 2024
Abe outgunned in IBF featherweight title shot against Lopez
The result leaves Abe with a record of 25 wins, four losses and one draw, with 10 wins by knockout.
Hannah Green of Australia celebrates with the trophy after winning the final round of the HSBC Women's World Championship golf tournament in Singapore on Sunday.
Mar 3, 2024
Australia's Green wins World Championship title with late birdie blitz
Japan's Ayaka Furue, who had led going into the final round, had to settle for a share of eighth spot after a disappointing day.
Mar 3, 2024
Hataji becomes first Japanese golfer to win New Zealand Open
Hataji's four-under 67 was enough to secure his maiden victory as a professional by one stroke over Australia's Scott Hend.
RB's Yuki Tsunoda drives during the Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir on Saturday.
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Mar 3, 2024
Yuki Tsunoda's temper flares over team orders in closing laps of Bahrain GP
Tsunoda did not take kindly to being asked to let his teammate by and showed his frustration over the team radio and on the track.
Benson Kipruto of Kenya wins the men's Tokyo Marathon on Saturday.
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Mar 3, 2024
Kipchoge struggles as Kipruto wins Tokyo Marathon
Ethiopia's Sutume Asefa Kebede won the women's race in 2:15:55, ahead of Kenya's defending champion Rosemary Wanjiru.
Sean Williams' sled dog team participates in the ceremonial start of the 52nd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday.
Mar 3, 2024
Alaska's 52nd annual Iditarod sled dog race mushes to starting line
The number of competitors this year, 38, represents one of the smallest fields going back to the first year of the race in 1973.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves