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BASEBALL
Dec 10, 2013
Outfielder Tani to play for Buffaloes
Veteran outfielder Yoshitomo Tani, who has been released by the Yomiuri Giants, will join the Orix Buffaloes in 2014, the Pacific League club said Tuesday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Dec 7, 2013
Fabled strand of 500 pines
Beautiful beaches, we've all seen our share, right? But a beautiful beach that's also historic and sacred? That sounds worth driving out of our way for — especially as the way takes us over a span I've long yearned to traverse: the Ondo Bridge, a delightful crimson structure over the Ondo Strait, a...
COMMENTARY / COUNTERPOINT
Dec 7, 2013
Pearl Harbor: The Day of Infamy that won't go away
Dec. 8 (Japan time) is the 72nd anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the infamous attack launched by Imperial Japanese forces against the United States that continues to reverberate in the popular imagination.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Dec 7, 2013
Sanfrecce defend J. League crown
Defending J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima retained their title as Yokohama F. Marinos suffered a final-day meltdown with a 1-0 loss to Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / SOCCER SCENE
Dec 6, 2013
Marinos, Sanfrecce to play starring roles in season's final act
The J. League title race has gone down to the wire in all but two seasons since the single-league format was introduced in 2005, so it should come as no surprise that the destination of the trophy is still undecided going into the final day of the 2013 campaign.
JAPAN
Dec 5, 2013
Court buys time for vote-value adjustment
The Hiroshima High Court says vote-weight disparities put the Upper House election “in a state of unconstitutionality” but stops short of calling it unconstitutional.
JAPAN
Nov 28, 2013
Court voids Okayama poll result
The Hiroshima High Court rules that the outcome of the July Upper House election in Okayama Prefecture should be invalidated due to an unconstitutional disparity in the value of votes between constituencies.
JAPAN
Nov 28, 2013
Court voids election in western Japan on vote disparity
The Hiroshima High Court ruled Thursday that the outcome of the July Upper House election in Okayama Prefecture should be invalidated due to an unconstitutional disparity in the weight of votes.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Nov 16, 2013
Takahagi brace powers Hiroshima past Kashima
J.League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima gave themselves the mental edge for the stretch run of the season with a resounding 3-1 victory over Kashima Antlers in the Emperor's Cup round of 16 on Saturday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 11, 2013
Hiroshima poll returns governor for second term
Hiroshima Gov. Hidehiko Yuzaki won a second four-year term Sunday, defeating a Communist challenger by a large margin.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 10, 2013
Hiroshima Gov. Yuzaki cruises toward re-election
Hiroshima Gov. Hidehiko Yuzaki was assured a second four-year term in prefecture's gubernatorial election Sunday, defeating an independent challenger, exit polls showed.
JAPAN
Oct 31, 2013
Hiroshima, Nagasaki mayors slam Obama over nuclear test
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EDITORIALS
Oct 28, 2013
Pushing for nuclear disarmament
For the first time Japan has joined other nations in signing a U.N. statement calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons, despite Japan's reliance on the U.S. nuclear umbrella.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Oct 26, 2013
Champions Hiroshima move back into J-League lead
J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima moved back into first place on goal difference ahead of Yokohama F Marinos with a narrow 1-0 victory over Vegalta Sendai on Saturday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Oct 23, 2013
Marinos poised to capture first league title since 2004 as stretch run starts
Yokohama F. Marinos may hold the advantage in the J. League title race with five games remaining, but all three of the front-running teams will be confident of lifting the trophy come the end of the season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Oct 21, 2013
Lower seeds face stacked deck during NPB's Climax Series
When the Hiroshima Carp lost Game 1 of the Central League Climax Series Final Stage, they found themselves trailing 2-0 in the six-game series. Ditto for the Chiba Lotte Marines in the Pacific League.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 20, 2013
Carp looking toward brighter days ahead
The Hiroshima Carp lingered in the clubhouse a little longer than usual after their unlikely playoff run skidded to a conclusion.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 19, 2013
Giants put away Carp
This was the realist's ending.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 18, 2013
Defending champion Giants wrap up sweep against Carp, return to Japan Series
There may not have been a better story in Japanese baseball this season than the rise of the Hiroshima Carp.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 18, 2013
Study raises A-bomb fallout exposure risks
A study by Hiroshima University researchers has shown that men who entered the city just after the 1945 atomic bombing face a greater chance of dying from cancer than those who came three days later.

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