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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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Japanese Grand Prix braced for typhoon chaos

October 2, 2014 - 22:50
Race organizers are bracing themselves for a rain-disrupted Japanese Grand Prix this weekend as a powerful typhoon closes in. (Japan Today)
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Ueno guides Japan to fourth consecutive Asian Games softball title

October 2, 2014 - 22:26
Japan's softball team understands the importance of being the hammer not the anvil, the molder of change not the ones molded by it. (Japan Times)
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Asian Games swimmer Tomita pays fine for camera theft

September 30, 2014 - 23:14
Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita was given the green light Tuesday to leave South Korea after paying a one million won ($950) fine for stealing a journalist's camera during the Asian Games. (Japan Today)
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Sumo: Hakuho wins autumn tourney to move into tie for 2nd on all-time list

September 28, 2014 - 13:18
Yokozuna Hakuho of Mongolia won the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Sept. 28 to capture his 31st Emperor's Cup while furthering his status as one of the greatest wrestlers in the history of the sport. (Asahi)
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