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Super Rugby to add team from Japan or Singapore

July 16, 2014 - 23:37
Either Singapore or Japan will have a team in Super Rugby in 2016 with governing body SANZAR confirming today that one of those nations will be home to the 18th team. (
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Sumo: 3 grand champions remain neck and neck on Day 3

July 15, 2014 - 23:11
Mongolian grand champions Hakuho, Harumafuji and Kakuryu continued their strong starts by winning their third-consecutive bouts to remain undefeated at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on July 15. (Asahi)
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Rio recognizes supporters who picked up litter

July 14, 2014 - 23:24
The environmental bureau of the State of Rio de Janeiro recently gave a certificate of commendation to Japanese Consul General Yasushi Takase in Rio de Janeiro, recognizing the Japanese supporters who collected litter at stadiums after World Cup matches in which the Japanese team played. (The Japan News)
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Ishikawa gets British Open spot after Stricker pulls out

July 9, 2014 - 03:18
World number 19 Steve Stricker will miss next week's British Open at Hoylake after deciding not to take up his exemption, organizers said in a statement on Tuesday. (Japan Today)
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