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Former Hanshin Tigers Pitcher Bacque Dies

September 15, 2019

New York- Gene Bacque, a go-to American pitcher for the popular Japanese professional baseball club Hanshin Tigers in the 1960s, died in his home state of Louisiana on Saturday. He was 82. Bacque died of complications after an abdominal aneurysm


Ex-skater Hashimoto may become Olympic minister

September 6, 2019

Tokyo–Former speed skater Seiko Hashimoto emerged as a candidate for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics minister on Thursday, ahead of a planned cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday. Hashimoto, elected to the House of Councillors for


US Open Tennis Championships

August 27, 2019

Misaki Doi of Japan hits a return to Madison Keys of the US during their match on the first day of the US Open Tennis Championships the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA, 26 August 2019.


2019 Judo World Championships

August 26, 2019

Japan’s Hifumi Abe (white) fights during a qualification bout against Italia’s Matteo Medves (blue) in the men’s under 66kg category during the 2019 Judo World Championships at the Nippon Budokan, a venue for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in


2020 Tokyo Olympics: Sailing

August 22, 2019

From L to R: Netherlands’ Marit Bouwmeester, Belgium’s Emma Plasschaert and Hungary’s Maria Erdi celebrate during the awards ceremony for the men’s one person Dinghy Laser class medal competition at a sailing test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games,


Bulgaria Op: Women’s doubles award ceremony

August 18, 2019

Silver medalists Miu Hirano (R) and Saki Shibata (L) of Japan pose during the award ceremony for the women’s doubles final match at the Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Asarel Bulgaria Open in the town of Panagurishte, Bulgaria on 17


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Swimming

August 11, 2019

Swimmers dive into the sea at the start of the men’s Marathon Swimming 5km competition, as a test event for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo on August 11, 2019. – Athletes voiced concerns over water


Australian Moto GP Grand Prix: Tetsuta Nagashima

August 11, 2019

Japan’s Tetsuta Nagashima from ONEXOX TKKR SAG Team rides his motorbike during the Moto2 race organised during the Austrian Moto GP Grand Prix in Spielberg on August 11, 2019. (Photo by VLADIMIR SIMICEK / AFP) Jiji Press