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What A Champion! The World's Best Horse Equinox Wins The 2023 Japan Cup!

November 27, 2023 - 14:55
Already rated the world's best horse of 2023, Japanese champion Equinox produced a breathtaking performance to take out the G1 Japan Cup to Tokyo Racecourse for trainer Tetsuya Kimura, jockey Christophe Lemaire and owners Silk Racing! (World Horse Racing)
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Sumo Day 15 - Kirishima v Takakeisho

November 27, 2023 - 11:09
The final match on Day 15 in the final basho of the year 2023 is an ozeki clash between Takakeisho (9-5) and Kirishima (12-2). (Sumo Jason)
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Baseball great Ichiro Suzuki throws shutout against a high school girls’ team in Japan

November 23, 2023 - 03:05
He may have retired from professional baseball four years ago, but Ichiro Suzuki certainly hasn’t lost his appetite for the game. (CNN)
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21 countries compete in first-ever 'SpoGomi' trash pickup event in Tokyo

November 22, 2023 - 18:55
The first-ever competition to determine the world's best at trash collection has been held, with representatives from 21 countries gathering in Tokyo. (News On Japan)
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Sumo: Ozeki Kirishima moves into share of Kyushu lead

November 22, 2023 - 04:03
Ozeki Kirishima picked up his eighth win on the 10th day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament, leaving him in a four-way tie for the lead Tuesday. (Kyodo)
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Fatal crash at Suzuka circuit: One dead in four-motorbike collision

November 20, 2023 - 07:02
An accident involving four motorbikes while racing on the Suzuka Circuit in central Japan on Sunday has left one rider dead. (News On Japan)
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Japan men and women secure Olympic qualification in Osaka

November 20, 2023 - 06:13
There was double delight for Japan as both the men’s and women’s team became the final regional qualifiers for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 with victory in the Asia Rugby qualification tournament in Osaka. (
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Final Day Highlights | WRC FORUM8 Rally Japan 2023

November 20, 2023 - 05:48
Toyota 1-2-3 victory at home! Watch full highlights and exclusive onboard footage (FIA World Rally Championship)
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WWE Interested In Top New Japan Star

November 18, 2023 - 09:24
Having accomplished everything there is to achieve in NJPW multiple times and being widely regarded as one of the best wrestlers in the world today, there would certainly be a lot of buzz generated if The Rainmaker joined the largest wrestling promotion in the world. (
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Carnage in Japan: WRC FORUM8 Rally Japan 2023

November 18, 2023 - 08:14
Torrential rainfall, thick fog and roads covered with damp leaves were just some of the challenges faced by crews at the FORUM8 Rally Japan, the season finale. (Red Bull Rally)
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Bahlul MUSTAFAZADE: It will be better if Karabakh plays with Molde to win

November 15, 2023 - 22:33
Defender of Agdam “Qarabag” and the Azerbaijani national football team Bahlul Mustafazadeh answered questions from an correspondent. (
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Naomi Osaka launches latest Nike collection inspired by New York and Japan

November 14, 2023 - 03:37
Naomi Osaka's latest Nike collection is paying tribute to her heritage and experiences. The former world No. 1's latest Nike collection is inspired by New York and Japan, two places near and dear to her heart. (
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Who are the New Wrestlers in Top Division? | Sumo Wrestler Spotlight Ep. 10

November 12, 2023 - 04:28
There are a lot of new wrestlers in Grand Sumo Wrestling to get to know this year. This November Kyushu Basho 2023, there are 4 sumo wrestlers in Makuuchi (sumo top division) that are making their debut. (Sumostew)
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Ohtani Shohei heads into free agency

November 8, 2023 - 17:02
Japanese baseball superstar Ohtani Shohei has officially become an unrestricted free agent and is capable of signing with any Major League team. (NHK)
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Baseball: Hanshin wins Japan Series for first time in 38 years

November 6, 2023 - 00:50
In the first matchup between two Kansai teams in 59 years, Hanshin Tigers beat Orix Buffaloes 7-1 in game 7 of the Japan Series, claiming their second championship since 1985 and the first in 38 years. (News On Japan)
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Baseball: Shohei Ohtani named AL's most outstanding in Players Choice Awards

November 3, 2023 - 22:10
Shohei Ohtani was selected as the American League's Outstanding Player by his peers for the second time in this year's Players Choice Awards announced Thursday. (Kyodo)
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Baseball: Oyama's walk-off single evens Japan Series for Tigers

November 2, 2023 - 00:07
Yusuke Oyama hit a walk-off single as the Hanshin Tigers beat the Orix Buffaloes 4-3 in Game 4 to even the Japan Series at two games apiece Wednesday. (Kyodo)
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Surfing Japan's Futuristic Wave Pool

November 1, 2023 - 11:27
Right now we're in Japan at one of the best wave pools in the world. (Ben Gravy)
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Baseball: Mune, Tongu lead Buffaloes to 2-1 Japan Series lead

November 1, 2023 - 01:20
Yuma Mune doubled in two runs and Yuma Tongu hit a solo home run as the Orix Buffaloes edged the Hanshin Tigers 5-4 in Tuesday's Game 3 to lead the best-of-seven Japan Series two games to one. (Kyodo)
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Japan teenage 'Go' player Nakamura says she needs more competitive environment

October 31, 2023 - 05:10
Teenage Japanese "Go" player Nakamura Sumire says she has decided to shift her base of professional activity to South Korea as she finds it necessary for her to study the game in a more competitive environment. (NHK)
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