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Sandanbeki to host intl cliff diving contest / Dramatic event to be 1st of its kind held in Asia

March 12, 2016 - 23:32
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series competition will be held at the Sandanbeki cliff in the town of Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, on Oct. 16, the first time for the event to come to Japan. (
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Architect plays down Olympic stadium cauldron fears

March 9, 2016 - 23:15
The architect of the new national stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics said Wednesday that the cauldron for the Olympic flame will be placed without trouble. (Japan Today)
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Soccer: Sasaki out as Nadeshiko coach, Japan win his final game in charge

March 9, 2016 - 23:14
Nadeshiko Japan coach Norio Sasaki said on Wednesday that he is stepping down after the former world champions failed to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (Kyodo)
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Soccer: Nadeshiko Japan coach Sasaki faces chop over Rio flop

March 8, 2016 - 22:17
Japan look set to replace coach Norio Sasaki after the former women's world champions failed to qualify for the Rio Olympic soccer tournament. (Japan Today)
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Baseball: 4th Yomiuri pitcher admits to betting on baseball

March 8, 2016 - 22:00
Three top officials of the Yomiuri Giants, Japan's oldest existing professional baseball team, will resign following the team's announcement on Tuesday that a fourth Giants player was found to have bet on baseball. (Kyodo)
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