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Rikako Ikee rewrites national 100-meter freestyle record

More Sports / Swimming Nov 18, 2018

Rikako Ikee rewrites national 100-meter freestyle record

Teenage sensation Rikako Ikee slashed 0.24 second from her national record in the women's 100-meter freestyle on Sunday at the Kosuke Kitajima Cup. The 18-year-old Ikee clocked 52.79 seconds on the final day of the two-day meet at Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center. She set ...

Phoenix triumph in return to field

More Sports / Football Nov 17, 2018

Phoenix triumph in return to field

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The Phoenix are back on the field. The Nihon University football team, which has been suspended by the Kantoh Collegiate Football Association for the 2018 season after the illegal tackle incident on May 6, had an exhibition game against a combined X League team on ...

More Sports / Football Nov 17, 2018

Big Game postponed due to California wildfire

The annual Big Game between Stanford and California scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks because of the unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area from a wildfire some 240 km to the north. Cal announced Friday that the game would be played Dec. 1 ...

Final four now set for ATP Finals

More Sports / Tennis Nov 17, 2018

Final four now set for ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev set up a semifinal with six-time champion Roger Federer by defeating John Isner 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 on Friday. Zverev is the youngest player at 21 to reach the semifinals since 2009 and the first from Germany since 2003. The 37-year-old Federer holds a 3-2 ...

Nasa Hataoka slips to tie for 13th with 4-over 76

More Sports / Golf Nov 17, 2018

Nasa Hataoka slips to tie for 13th with 4-over 76

Nasa Hataoka shot a 4-over-par 76 and dropped into a seven-way tie for 13th after Friday's second round of the CME Group Tour Championship, the LPGA's season-ending event. Despite starting the day in second place, one shot behind first-day leader Amy Olson, Hataoka struggled to ...