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Baseball: Tigers wipe out Giants' advantage with Game 1 win

October 15, 2014 - 22:21
The Hanshin Tigers were behind the Yomiuri Giants before even stepping on the field, but the Kansai club didn't waste any time getting even. (Japan Times)
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Baseball: Archrivals Giants, Tigers ready for Climax Series showdown

October 14, 2014 - 22:38
The Yomiuri Giants worked out in a mostly empty Tokyo Dome, with neither fans nor the Hanshin Tigers anywhere in sight. The Big Egg will be rocking the next time they're in it, as they square off with their oldest rivals for the right to participate in the Japan Series. (Japan Times)
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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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