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Jan 17, 2023
Japanese football given chance to measure progress at Dream Bowl
When the Japanese team takes the field for the Japan-U.S. Dream Bowl at Tokyo's National Stadium on Sunday, it will offer a brief look at the nation’s collective football might in international competition.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 17, 2023
Jurgen Klopp searches for solutions to Liverpool 'low point'
The cost of Liverpool's bid for an unprecedented quadruple last season, which brought the club victories in the FA and League Cup finals, is still being felt as injuries and losses mount.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 15, 2023
Erik ten Hag hails 'unstoppable' Marcus Rashford after derby goals
The England star scored for the ninth successive home match in all competitions to snatch a late win for United over derby rival Manchester City.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 12, 2023
Southampton stuns Manchester City in League Cup quarterfinals
City's surprise exit from the League Cup continued a worrying trend of lackluster performances.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 11, 2023
Melbourne Victory handed heavy fine and sanctions for pitch invasion
City goalkeeper Tom Glover was left bloodied after being struck in the face by a metal bucket as Victory fans stormed the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium pitch.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / From the Spot
Jan 10, 2023
Major format changes await J. League in coming seasons
Stakeholders are preparing for a number of seismic shifts that they hope will push the competition and its clubs to even greater heights.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 6, 2023
Manchester City leans on depth to hold off Chelsea
Guardiola's halftime talk and substitutions made the difference, because City was often outplayed in the first half despite Chelsea's injury woes.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 5, 2023
Harry Kane fires Tottenham to win over Crystal Palace
Harry Kane lifted the gloom at Tottenham by scoring twice in a convincing 4-0 win against Crystal Palace, while Nottingham Forest hauled itself out of the relegation zone in the Premier League on Wednesday.
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Rugby
Jan 4, 2023
Japan face tall order replicating Rugby World Cup success
The lack of an extended camp ahead of the tournament in France will challenge the Brave Blossoms' ability to reach the knockout tournament for the second time in a row.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 2, 2023
Young captain Martin Odegaard fueling Arsenal's title challenge in Premier League
Any doubts about whether a young Martin Odegaard could shoulder the responsibility of the captain's armband for Arsenal have been erased in half a season, with the 24-year-old having guided the club to a seven-point lead atop the Premier League.
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SOCCER
Dec 23, 2022
Manchester City holds off Liverpool in League Cup thriller
Manchester City beat League Cup holder Liverpool 3-2 in an cracking game on Thursday, taking the lead three times before holding on to reach the quarterfinals.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 21, 2022
Australia aims to assuage crowd fears ahead of Women's World Cup
A pitch invasion at a recent A-League game has embarrassed the country as it prepares to co-host women's soccer's premier international competition in the summer of 2023.
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SOCCER
Dec 19, 2022
Australian soccer does not have culture of crowd trouble, says CEO
Melbourne City goalkeeper Tom Glover was concussed after being struck in the face by a metal bucket full of sand during the weekend's abandoned Melbourne derby.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 18, 2022
New Okinawa baseball league giving aspiring players a boost
The availability of the league's games and tracking data online is a boon to Japan's cash-strapped independent teams and overseas clubs.
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Rugby
Dec 18, 2022
Defending champion Wild Knights hold off Brave Lupus in season opener
The champions started the new season on the back foot against a hard-running Brave Lupus outfit coached by former All Black Todd Blackadder.
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SOCCER
Dec 18, 2022
Football Australia pledges to "weed out" hooligans after pitch invasion
The pitch invasion occurred amid a fan backlash against the A-League's decision to sell its men's and women's title-deciding Grand Final matches to Sydney until 2025.
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SOCCER / J. League
Dec 14, 2022
J. League first division to feature 20 teams from 2024
One club from the J1 will be relegated following the 2023 season, while the top three sides from the J2, which currently features 22 teams, will be promoted directly to the J1.
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SOCCER / World cup
Dec 4, 2022
How Japanese soccer evolved to produce world-beating warriors
The Samurai Blue's upset wins over Germany and Spain at the 2022 FIFA World Cup are a result of decades of effort to expand the sport's footprint across the country.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Nov 23, 2022
Man United sale would bring unpopular Glazer family's era to an end
The Glazers have been unpopular with the Old Trafford fan base since the day Malcolm Glazer took charge in 2005 with a $934 million takeover that leveraged huge debts upon the club.
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SOCCER / World cup
Nov 22, 2022
Kaoru Mitoma confident Premier League form will translate in Qatar
In that first match in Qatar, the 25-year-old will face a German defense that some have labeled a liability, giving him a chance to make some strides.

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