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University students promote 2020 Tokyo Games in dance, music competition

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Students from 12 universities across Tokyo came together in Tokyo Saturday, one day after Olympic Day, for Olympic Spirit competitions involving 16 teams presenting musical, dance and cheerleading performances. After the dynamic, youthful performances, members of the audience voted for winners they felt had achieved their “personal best,” one of… Read

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WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym

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The World Taekwondo Federation has changed its name to World Taekwondo after becoming uncomfortable with the "negative connotations" of its acronym, WTF. The body has been named World Taekwondo Federation since 1973, but it has been considering a change since the slang abbreviation 'WTF' gained currency on social media. "In… Read

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Saturday's international rugby results

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New Zealand 30 (Rieko Ioane 2, Codie Taylor tries; Beauden Barrett 3 conversions, 3 penalties), British and Irish Lions 15 (Sean O'Brien, Rhys Webb tries; Owen Farrell conversion, penalty). HT: 13-8 Fiji 27 (Peceli Yato, Henry Seniloli tries; Ben Volavola conversion, 5 penalties), Scotland 22 (Ross Ford, Ruaridh Jackson, Fraser… Read

TENNIS

Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final

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Roger Federer defeated Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (5) to advance to the final of the Gerry Weber Open for the 11th time on Saturday. Federer will bid for his 92nd career title in what will be his 140th final against the fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev, who rallied to beat Richard Gasquet… Read

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Japanese baseball results

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Results of Japanese baseball games played on Saturday. CENTRAL LEAGUE Chunichi Dragons 8, Yomiuri Giants 2 DeNA BayStars 5, Yakult Swallows 1 PACIFIC LEAGUE Rakuten Eagles 2, Nippon Ham Fighters 1 Seibu Lions 3, SoftBank Hawks 2, Orix Buffaloes 2, Lotte Marines 1 Read

RUGBY UNION

All Blacks beat British and Irish Lions 30-15 in 1st test

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Winger Rieko Ioane scored two tries in his first test start as New Zealand quelled a spirited performance from the British and Irish Lions to win the first test 30-15 Saturday and take a 1-0 lead in the three-test series. Ioane dived over in the left corner in the 55th… Read

RUGBY UNION

Ireland beats Japan 35-13 in rugby

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Ireland beat Japan 35-13 on Saturday to sweep the two-match series between the 2019 Rugby World Cup group rivals. Ireland, a 50-22 winner a week ago, took control with four tries in the first half at Ajinomoto Stadium, venue for the opening match of the 2019 tournament. Garry Ringrose scored… Read

BASEBALL

Yankees edge Rangers after thrilling Darvish-Tanaka duel

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Ronald Torreyes hit a game-winning single with two outs in the 10th inning after midnight, lifting the New York Yankees over the Texas Rangers 2-1 in Major League baseball on a rainy Friday night for just their second win in 10 games. Brett Gardner lined a tying home run with… Read

TENNIS

Federer beats defending champion Mayer to reach Gerry Weber semifinals

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Roger Federer advanced to the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open for the 13th time by beating defending champion Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-4 Friday. Federer, an eight-time champion in Halle, had 11 aces, saved both break points he faced and converted two of his own to maintain his bid for… Read

SOCCER

Arsenal's Asano rejoins Stuttgart on loan

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Arsenal forward Takuma Asano will return to VfB Stuttgart for a second successive season on loan, the English Premier League club said. The 22-year-old Japan international joined Arsenal in July last year and was loaned out to Stuttgart shortly after for the 2016-17 campaign, where he scored four goals in… Read

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