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Figure skater Daisuke Takahashi retires

October 14, 2014 - 22:18
Japanese Olympic medalist Daisuke Takahashi is retiring from competitive figure skating. (NHK)
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Tennis: Stosur retains Japan Open title in Osaka

October 12, 2014 - 22:16
Big-serving Australian Samantha Stosur retained a title for the first time in her career Sunday with a resounding 7-6, 6-3 victory over Zarina Diyas in the Japan Women's Open final. (Japan Times)
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50 years on, Tokyo Games a symbol of peace

October 9, 2014 - 21:09
Japan marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics on Friday, evoking the memory of a festival of peace that inspired and thrilled people across the nation. (The Japan News)
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Swimmer Tomita gets 18-month ban for stealing camera

October 8, 2014 - 22:46
The head of Japan's delegation to the Asian Games is to receive a severe reprimand by the country's Olympic committee (JOC) in the wake of swimmer Naoya Tomita's fine and ban for stealing a camera in South Korea. (Japan Today)
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Footage emerges of Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix crash

October 7, 2014 - 03:01
Footage has emerged of Jules Bianchi's crash at the Japanese Grand Prix that left the Formula One star with a severe head injury and in a 'critical but stable condition'. (
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Tennis: Air-Kei lands 2nd Japan Open crown

October 5, 2014 - 21:36
U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori beat the No. 3-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-4 in the final of the Japan Open on Sunday to win his fourth ATP Tour title of the season. (The Japan News)
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Lewis Hamilton wins Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Nico Rosberg

October 5, 2014 - 09:23
Lewis Hamilton took one of his greatest victories to win the Japanese Grand Prix in wet conditions and extend his world championship lead. (BBC)
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Japanese Grand Prix braced for typhoon chaos

October 2, 2014 - 22:50
Race organizers are bracing themselves for a rain-disrupted Japanese Grand Prix this weekend as a powerful typhoon closes in. (Japan Today)
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Ueno guides Japan to fourth consecutive Asian Games softball title

October 2, 2014 - 22:26
Japan's softball team understands the importance of being the hammer not the anvil, the molder of change not the ones molded by it. (Japan Times)
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Asian Games swimmer Tomita pays fine for camera theft

September 30, 2014 - 23:14
Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita was given the green light Tuesday to leave South Korea after paying a one million won ($950) fine for stealing a journalist's camera during the Asian Games. (Japan Today)
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