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Ranking the Top Sport Stars: The Most Popular and Famous Japanese Athletes

May 9, 2024 - 18:53
"Every time I have a dream, somehow I accomplish it." These are the words of Naomi Osaka, a remarkable tennis player from Japan. (News On Japan)
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The Phoenix Rises: Team Tsuchiya's Comeback in Super GT

May 9, 2024 - 08:31
During the second round of the Super GT at Fuji Speedway on May 4th, Tsuchiya Takeshi, director of the "Hoppy Team Tsuchiya," set a simple yet profound goal before the staff: "First and foremost, our goal is to take the chequered flag. That's my primary goal, to do it in front of everyone here." (News On Japan)
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Inoue KOs Nery in Tokyo Dome Boxing Showdown

May 7, 2024 - 07:58
Undisputed world super bantamweight boxing champion Naoya Inoue fought back from an early knockdown to stop Mexico's Luis Nery in the sixth round of their title showdown at Tokyo Dome on Monday. (Kyodo)
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Ex-Major Leaguer Matsui Cheers Up Children in Quake-hit Ishikawa

May 6, 2024 - 08:22
Former Major League Baseball slugger Matsui Hideki has demonstrated his batting skills for children in the central Japanese prefecture of Ishikawa, which was severely affected by the New Year's Day earthquake. (News On Japan)
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Naoya Inoue VS Neri Prepare for Title Fight

May 5, 2024 - 14:15
Naoya Inoue, Japan's undisputed super bantamweight world champion said Saturday he has high hopes for the defense of his four belts against Mexico's Luis Nery when they fight on Monday. (Kyodo)
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Japan Clinches U23 Asian Cup Title, Ends Four-Tournament Drought

May 4, 2024 - 14:53
The U23 Japan National Soccer Team, having secured a spot in the Paris Olympics, defeated Uzbekistan in the final to claim the U23 Asian Cup title. (News On Japan)
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Young Racing Prodigy Aims to Break Barriers in Formula One

May 2, 2024 - 03:37
At just 18 years old, female driver Juju Noda, known in the racing world as "Juju," is making waves in the All Japan Super Formula Championship, where races often exceed speeds of 300 km/h. Noda's dream is to compete in Formula One and become the first woman to win an F1 race. (News On Japan)
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Mizuhara Launders Cash at Casinos

May 1, 2024 - 23:32
In the case where Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter was prosecuted for making unauthorized transfers from Ohtani's account, it has been revealed that the masterminds behind the illegal gambling had converted the received money into cash at casinos. (News On Japan)
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Japanese Rhythmic Gymnast Vows to Triumph at Paris Olympics

April 26, 2024 - 10:14
The Japanese national rhythmic gymnastics team, headed to the Asian Championships in Tashkent starting May 2, which also serves as a continental qualifier for the Paris Olympics, held a spirited send-off event on April 25 at the National Sports Science Center (JISS) in Kita, Tokyo. (News On Japan)
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