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Naomi Osaka maintains silence over ex-coach's lawsuit

Tennis Mar 21, 2019

Naomi Osaka maintains silence over ex-coach's lawsuit

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka refused on Wednesday to become embroiled in a dispute with one of her former coaches who is suing her for 20 percent of her career earnings. Christophe Jean, who helped the two-time Grand Slam champion when she was a junior, ...

Activists file suit to stop dolphin hunting in Taiji

National / Crime & Legal Feb 15, 2019

Activists file suit to stop dolphin hunting in Taiji

Environmental campaigners have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in a bid to halt the so-called drive hunting of dolphins in Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, arguing that the practice is cruel and illegal. In drive hunting, fishermen force dolphins into a cove by beating on boats to disorient ...

Takanoiwa drops lawsuit against ex-yokozuna Harumafuji over assault

Sumo Oct 30, 2018

Takanoiwa drops lawsuit against ex-yokozuna Harumafuji over assault

Wrestler Takanoiwa on Tuesday dropped a damages suit filed against former yokozuna Harumafuji for an assault last year, saying his family in Mongolia has been subject to abuse over the legal action. In the civil suit filed earlier this month, Takanoiwa sought ¥24 million ($213,000) ...

Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett sues accountant for $77 million

Basketball / NBA Sep 7, 2018

Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett sues accountant for $77 million

Former NBA star Kevin Garnett has filed a lawsuit against an accountant accused of helping defraud the player of $77 million, U.S. media reports said Thursday. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Garnett was suing Kentucky-based accountant Michael Wertheim and his firm Welenken, accusing him ...