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WE LEAGUE

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Rugby
Apr 25, 2023
Wild Knights not looking past semifinals in League One title defense
The Robbie Deans-coached Wild Knights wrapped up the regular season with a 15-1 record, with their only loss coming in a penultimate-round upset by Shizuoka BluRevs.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 24, 2023
Eagles and Verblitz win on final day of Rugby League One regular season
The fourth-place Yokohama Eagles and sixth-place Toyota Verblitz won their respective matches Sunday, the last day of the Japan Rugby League One regular season.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Apr 24, 2023
Shonan's Shuto Machino nets penalty to keep Nagoya out of first place
Japan forward Shuto Machino equalized from the penalty spot as visiting Shonan Bellmare held Nagoya Grampus to a 2-2 draw on Sunday, denying it the chance to move to the top of the J. League first division.
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SOCCER
Apr 23, 2023
Wrexham follows Hollywood script to reach Football League
Wrexham has garnered global appeal since 'Deadpool' star Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney took control from a supporters trust with an initial $2.5 million investment.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Apr 23, 2023
Surfing legend Kelly Slater misses cut to leave career in limbo
Known for his prowess and style, the 51-year-old is the sport's youngest and oldest world champion.
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SOCCER
Apr 21, 2023
J. League chairman Yoshikazu Nonomura stresses importance of league's growth in Asia
The second session of the FIFA Diploma in Club Management opened Thursday in Tokyo, where J. League chairman Yoshikazu Nonomura appeared as a lecturer and spoke about Japan's policy for growth.
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SOCCER
Apr 19, 2023
Olivier Giroud sends Milan into CL semis despite late Napoli rally
Milan coach Stefano Pioli said he would welcome a potential semifinal against the team's city rival Inter.
Japan Times
SPORTS
Apr 17, 2023
Arsenal manager confident Gunners can handle pressure of title race
Arsenal's bid to win the Premier League for the first time since 2004 is in danger of imploding.
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SOCCER
Apr 13, 2023
Real Madrid grabs advantage in first-leg of Champions League quarterfinal against Chelsea
In a battle between the last two Champions League winners, Madrid demonstrated its strength with an impressive display.
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SOCCER
Apr 10, 2023
Arsenal rues mistakes after squandering two-goal lead against Liverpool
After surrendering a two-goal advantage against Liverpool and squandering a chance to build on its Premier League lead, Arsenal was lucky to escape Anfield with a 2-2 draw after an exhilarating encounter on Sunday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 9, 2023
Lions' MLB hopeful Kona Takahashi fans 11 in first win
The 26-year-old has allowed one run over 16 innings.
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SOCCER
Apr 7, 2023
Frank Lampard says returning to Chelsea was 'easy decision'
Asked if the role could become permanent, Lampard said he 'would not get ahead of himself.'
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SOCCER
Apr 5, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma assists, sets club record in Brighton win
The win moved Brighton to sixth on the league table with 46 points, four behind fourth-place Tottenham.
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Rugby
Apr 5, 2023
Over 150 ex-soccer and rugby players join concussion lawsuit
Tuesday's filings brought the total number of claimants, who allege that their sports' governing bodies failed to protect them from head injuries, to 380.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 5, 2023
Ryoya Kurihara powers Hawks to fourth straight win
Kensuke Kondo, a key member of Japan's World Baseball Classic-winning team, also went deep for SoftBank at Kyocera Dome in Osaka.
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SOCCER
Apr 3, 2023
Manchester United holds players-only meeting after 'unacceptable' loss
Frustrated Manchester United players held a meeting without manager Erik ten Hag after being humbled in a 2-0 loss to Newcastle United on Sunday, said defender Luke Shaw, who gave a brutally honest assessment of his team.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Apr 2, 2023
Mitoma nets Japanese-high seventh goal in Premier League season
Shinji Kagawa scored six goals for Manchester United during the 2012-13 season, and Shinji Okazaki reached the same tally with Leicester in the 2017-18 campaign.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 31, 2023
Dortmund target overcoming Munich hoodoo on Tuchel's big day
Dortmund sit one point clear of Bayern but face their title rivals at Munich's Allianz Arena, which has been a graveyard for their aspirations.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 29, 2023
Manchester United looks immune to the banking crisis
The bidding war for Manchester United, a sporting institution, bears little connection to financial reality.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 28, 2023
Antonio Conte thanks fans who shared 'passion' after Tottenham exit
Conte, who took over in November 2021, will be replaced by his assistant Cristian Stellini until the end of the season.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan