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In Senegal, Xi pledges stronger Sino-African ties

Jul 22, 2018

In Senegal, Xi pledges stronger Sino-African ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged during a visit to Senegal on Saturday to strengthen economic ties with Africa, a continent already awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and huge construction projects. Xi arrived in Senegal on Saturday for a two-day visit to ...

Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

/ Jun 22, 2018

Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

Despite Japan's surprise 2-1 win over Colombia fueling predictions of a knockout-stage berth, members of the Samurai Blue squad were keeping a lid on expectations Thursday ahead of their upcoming match against Senegal. Prior to its victory Tuesday over a 10-man La Tricolor side in ...

Japan resets after avenging '14 loss

/ Jun 21, 2018

Japan resets after avenging '14 loss

by Sean Miyaguchi

For veterans of Japan's 2014 World Cup campaign, avenging a painful loss at that tournament to Colombia was cause for only momentary celebration, goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima said Wednesday. In the buildup to the rematch between the two sides in Saransk on Tuesday, the 35-year-old custodian ...