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Kimiko Date tips Naomi Osaka as future No. 1

/ Sep 10, 2018

Kimiko Date tips Naomi Osaka as future No. 1

After becoming a Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka can follow her historic U.S. Open triumph by becoming the first Japanese player to become No. 1 in the world, predicts former Japanese great Kimiko Date. Though Osaka's moment of glory was overshadowed by Serena Williams' meltdown ...

Spieth wins British Open with thrilling final round

/ Jul 24, 2017

Spieth wins British Open with thrilling final round

During one of Jordan Spieth's many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan. The message: "You belong ...

Teenager Iida claims first Grand Slam title

/ Feb 13, 2017

Teenager Iida claims first Grand Slam title

Teenage judoka Kentaro Iida earned his first career Grand Slam title on Sunday when he won the men's 100-kg division on the final day of competition in Paris. Japan picked up five gold medals in men's competition and two on the women's side in the ...

Spieth hopes to lean on experience

/ Apr 6, 2016

Spieth hopes to lean on experience

Packing for a three-week road trip reminded Jordan Spieth that winning the Masters wasn't as easy as he made it look. Driving down Magnolia Lane made it all seem possible again. Among the clothes he packed was the green jacket that had been hanging in his ...

England tops France to complete Grand Slam

/ Mar 20, 2016

England tops France to complete Grand Slam

Six Nations champion England completed its first Grand Slam in 13 years after beating France 31-21 in an error-strewn finale on Saturday. England, handed the title last weekend after France lost to Scotland, scored three tries to none but kept giving away kickable penalties to ...