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French Open: Japan's Naomi Osaka knocked out in opening round by Amanda Anisimova

May 23, 2022 - 22:16
Japan`s Naomi Osaka crashed out of the French Open in a 7-5 6-4 first-round loss to American Amanda Anisimova on Monday, a year after her dramatic withdrawal from the claycourt Grand Slam tournament amid mental health issues. (WION)
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2022 YUSHUN HIMBA (JAPANESE OAKS) (G1) | JRA Official

May 23, 2022 - 07:12
Sunday, 22 May 2022 TOKYO YUSHUN HIMBA (JAPANESE OAKS) (G1) 2400m, Turf (JRA公式チャンネル)
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Sumo: Terunofuji raises 7th Emperor's Cup after loss by Takanosho

May 22, 2022 - 22:47
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji clinched his seventh Emperor's Cup at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday, defeating ozeki Mitakeumi after the joint overnight leader, No. 4 maegashira Takanosho, lost to No. 12 Sadanoumi. (Kyodo)
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A day with Japanese pro skater

May 22, 2022 - 16:06
Exploring Tokyo, skating with some good friends, and Takuya showing me some Japanese culture in Asakusa. ( Luis Mora)
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Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Watching Grand Sumo Wrestling

May 22, 2022 - 04:54
I’ve been watching the tournaments for over a year now as a non-Japanese person. And I thought I would share with you the things I picked up in my first year of watching sumo that I wished I knew when I started watching the sport as a complete beginner. (Sumostew)
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Japanese Judo Team Training 2022

May 19, 2022 - 22:48
The Japan Judo team are full of monsters, and here they are all under one roof! (Judo Highlights)
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Three Japanese Sports Stars Who Have Made It Internationally

May 19, 2022 - 16:03
Japanese people love sports. Some live and breathe their chosen game, dedicating their lives to their passion. (newsonjapan.com)
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Honda set for F1 return at Japanese Grand Prix

May 18, 2022 - 02:56
The Honda name will officially return to F1 later this season, with the manufacturer receiving top billing at next October's Japanese Grand Prix as the event's title sponsor. (f1i.com)
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Japan's Endo lifts Stuttgart in dramatic Bundesliga finale

May 15, 2022 - 07:04
Wataru Endo scored in injury time for Stuttgart to clinch Bundesliga survival at Hertha Berlin's expense after a dramatic 2-1 win over Cologne in the final round on Saturday. (Nikkei)
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See Why Japan Volleyball Team Has the Best Defense in the World !!!

May 14, 2022 - 23:18
The Japan men's national volleyball team represents Japan in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches. Their nickname is "RYUJIN NIPPON (龍神 NIPPON) ", meaning "Japanese Dragon God" or "Dragon God of Japan" in Japanese. ( Power Volleyball)
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Angels' Shohei Ohtani hits first career grand slam in two-homer game vs. Rays

May 10, 2022 - 23:46
Two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani recorded his first grand slam in either his Major League Baseball or Nippon Professional Baseball career and his second multi-homer game of the season on Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays as the Los Angeles Angels notched their fifth win in their past six tries by an 11-3 final ()
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Japanese athlete collapses, vomits after sanitiser swig

May 10, 2022 - 12:39
Japanese authorities have pledged to investigate a mix-up that saw high school athletes given hand sanitiser to drink during a race, with one student falling ill after taking a swig. (straitstimes.com)
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Baseball’s biggest fans return to the stands in South Korea and Japan

May 5, 2022 - 14:11
Baseball is a national obsession in South Korea and Japan and for the first time since the pandemic, crowds returned to the stands to sing, dance and cheer on their favourite teams. (South China Morning Post)
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Life after the spotlight: Japan’s sumo wrestlers struggle to find work outside the sport

May 4, 2022 - 17:28
The life of a sumo wrestler can be one of lavish gifts and public adoration. But it’s a short-lived career. (South China Morning Post)
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The Cost of Injury in Sumo Wrestling

May 4, 2022 - 02:50
A look into how injuries are treated in the world of Grand Sumo Wrestling, the national sport of Japan. (Sumostew)
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Baseball: Shohei Ohtani hits 4th homer of season as Angels win 6th straight

April 30, 2022 - 16:25
Two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani blasted his fourth home run of the season Friday while batting cleanup for the first time since September 2020 as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 for their sixth straight win. (Kyodo)
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Sumo: Wakatakakage, Mitakeumi renew their battle on the east

April 25, 2022 - 14:59
Coming off his first top-division championship in March, sekiwake Wakatakakage remains on the more prestigious east side of the latest rankings released Monday by the Japan Sumo Association ahead of next month's Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. (Kyodo)
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Asia's aging sports stars never say 'retire'

April 20, 2022 - 18:55
Elderly Western visitors to East Asia often say they enjoy their trips partly because of the respect accorded to older people. But these cultural habits can hold back countries such as Japan and South Korea when it comes to sport. (Nikkei)
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FIFA 2022 World Cup - Which Teams Have Already Qualified?

April 18, 2022 - 17:09
We’re less than eight months away from the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Usually, the biggest sports event on the globe kicks off in spring/early summer. This year, it starts in November due to logistical and weather concerns. (newsonjapan.com)
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University of Tokyo student Hotaka Suyama passes sumo entrance exam

April 16, 2022 - 03:28
Hotaka Suyama made a little history on Friday when the student of philosophy passed the first part of his entrance test to enter professional sumo as its first apprentice wrestler from the University of Tokyo, a bastion of elite academia. (Japan Times)
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