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Sailors slam Japan for having dolphin show at World Cup opening

Sep 12, 2018

Sailors slam Japan for having dolphin show at World Cup opening

The Japanese organizer of the World Cup sailing competition has been criticized for having included a dolphin show in the opening ceremony. World Sailing, a governing body that seeks to protect marine cetaceans, said in a statement it was "disappointed" that the organizing committee of ...

Indonesia raises curtain on Asian Games

Aug 18, 2018

Indonesia raises curtain on Asian Games

Asia's biggest multisport event, attracting more than 10,000 athletes from across the continent and offshore islands, got underway Saturday for two weeks of competition in 40 sports ranging from the mainstream to the esoteric. The 18th edition of the Asian Games, running through Sept. 2, ...

Katie Ledecky sets lofty goals  in the pool

/ Jul 25, 2018

Katie Ledecky sets lofty goals in the pool

Katie Ledecky, the freestyle phenomenon who bagged her 14th world record in May, says she'll keep trying to push her boundaries as she looks toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ledecky, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics to take her tally to ...

Yuto Nagatomo eager to play in Tokyo Olympics

Jul 24, 2018

Yuto Nagatomo eager to play in Tokyo Olympics

Galatasaray defender Yuto Nagatomo said Tuesday he is eager to represent Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games if he is picked as an overage player for the men's under-23 squad. Speaking at an event in Tokyo, the 31-year-old Nagatomo said he is ready to ...