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Japan coach Aguirre names 23-man squad for Asian Cup

December 15, 2014 - 22:45
Japan coach Javier Aguirre opted for experience Monday when he named his 23-man squad for next month's Asian Cup, where the defending champion will be bidding for a record fifth title. (Japan Today)
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Japan national volleyball team member arrested for theft

December 14, 2014 - 22:57
A member of the Japanese national men's volleyball team has been arrested for theft. (Japan Today)
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South Korea won't share 2018 Games with Japan

December 13, 2014 - 23:26
South Korea said on Friday that it had no intention of sharing some of its 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games with its historic rival Japan, rejecting an International Olympic Committee suggestion for cost-cutting. (
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Rugby: Japan smoker free to play

December 10, 2014 - 11:36
Christian Loamanu, who tested positive for cannabis five years ago, has had his indefinite ban for playing rugby in Japan lifted. (
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IOC approves flexible Olympic sports program; Baseball, softball get chances to be included in Tokyo Games

December 8, 2014 - 21:51
The IOC has approved plans for a more flexible sports program, a move that could lead to the inclusion of baseball and softball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (The Japan News)
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Kenya's Makau wins Fukuoka Intl. Marathon

December 7, 2014 - 22:10
Kenyan runner Patrick Makau won the Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship on Sunday. (NHK)
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Nagano could host 2018 Olympic events

December 7, 2014 - 22:02
The IOC is urging South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Games to move bobsled and luge events to another country to save money, according to an IOC official with knowledge of the situation. (Japan Times)
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Matsuzaka returns to Japan to pitch for Softbank

December 6, 2014 - 03:48
Daisuke Matsuzaka has signed a contract with the Softbank Hawks of Japan's Pacific League after eight years in Major League Baseball. (Japan Today)
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