Events

Japan to skip South Korea fleet event over 'rising sun' flag

Oct 5, 2018

Japan has announced it won't send a warship to an international fleet review hosted by South Korea next week after Seoul requested the removal of the Japanese navy's "rising sun" flag

Tokyo to 'screen off' bacteria for Olympic swimming in bay

Oct 5, 2018

Tokyo organizers says E. Coli, other bacteria will meet 'agreed limits' for Tokyo Bay swim events at 2020 Olympics

Osaka into China Open semifinals with win over Zhang

Oct 5, 2018

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka powered into the semifinals of the China Open on Friday with a come-from-behind win

Micheluzzi holes out for eagle, leads Asia-Pacific Amateur

Oct 4, 2018

Micheluzzi eagles final hole for 64 and lead at Asia-Pacific Amateur

Osaka into China Open quarters, Zhang upsets Kerber

Oct 4, 2018

Naomi Osaka maintained her strong form since winning the U.S. Open by reaching the China Open quarterfinals by crushing Julia Goerges 6-1, 6-2

Del Potro qualifies for ATP Finals, reaches Beijing quarters

Oct 3, 2018

Juan Martin del Potro qualified for the ATP Finals for the fifth time by beating Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (4) at the China Open

Uchida scores late to give Kashima 3-2 win over Suwon

Oct 3, 2018

Atsuto Uchida made up for an early own-goal by scoring a 90th-minute winner with the last kick of the match, leading Kashima Antlers to a 3-2 victory over Suwon Bluewings in the first leg of the Asian Champions League semifinals

Kerber, Osaka, Garcia march into China Open 3rd round

Oct 2, 2018

Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber comes back from a break down twice in the first set to beat Carla Suarez Navarro in straight sets in the second round of the China Open in Beijing

Japan's PM reshuffles Cabinet; foreign, trade ministers stay

Oct 2, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reshuffled his Cabinet following his re-election as president of the ruling party, retaining key diplomatic and economy posts as Japan tackles tough trade talks with the U.S.

New Okinawa chief embodies complexity of Japan's US bases

Oct 2, 2018

Denny Tamaki is the first half-American elected leader of Okinawa, and he is promising to reduce the U.S. military presence on the southwestern Japanese islands

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