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Soccer: Neymar says back injury is improving during promotional trip to Japan

July 31, 2014 - 13:25
Brazil and Barcelona striker Neymar says he is almost back to full fitness after the serious back injury he sustained at the World Cup. (
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Hakuho wins 30th title at Nagoya sumo tournament

July 27, 2014 - 23:08
Grand champion Hakuho defeated his Mongolian compatriot, Harumafuji, on Sunday to win his 30th career title at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament, edging closer to the all-time championship record in Japan's ancient sport. (AP)
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Sumo: Kotoshogiku, Hakuho keep share of lead; Kakuryu falls

July 27, 2014 - 01:07
Ozeki Kotoshogiku has changed an improbable script into his moment of truth ahead of the final day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. (Japan Times)
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Baseball: Rare Ichiro homer lifts Yanks

July 27, 2014 - 01:05
Derek Jeter stood on the dugout steps, stone-faced as a statue, when Ichiro Suzuki approached after rounding with the bases with his first home run since last August. (Japan Times)
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Sumo: Title up for grabs after Hakuho handed loss

July 26, 2014 - 00:52
Yokozuna Hakuho suffered a stunning defeat on Friday to fall back into a three-way tie for the lead with an 11-2 record at the 15-day Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. (Japan Times)
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