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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, ...

Japan men rout Pakistan in Asian Games match

Aug 17, 2018

Japan men rout Pakistan in Asian Games match

After only managing one goal in its opener, Japan defeated Pakistan 4-0 in the Asian Games men's soccer tournament on Thursday and booked a spot in the last 16. Yuto Iwasaki scored the first of his two goals in the second minute and scored the ...

Aug 12, 2018

Japan beats Canada to reach softball world championship final

Japan booked a rematch in the women's softball world championship final against the world No. 1 United States after beating Canada 3-0 in the bronze medal game on Saturday afternoon. Right-hander Yukiko Ueno fanned seven and scattered four hits in her shutout victory, and left ...