Baseball: Maeda Gets Win As Dodgers' Streak Hits 11

Baseball: Maeda gets win as Dodgers' streak hits 11

Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda claimed his eighth win of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Wednesday in a game that was called in the top of the eighth inning because of rain.

Maeda (8-4) allowed one run, on a first-inning homer to Melky Cabrera. The hurler gave up five hits in five innings, while fanning three and walking one.

Sumo: Hakuho Gets 1,046th Win, One Shy Of Kaio's All-time Record

Sumo: Hakuho gets 1,046th win, one shy of Kaio's all-time record

Yokozuna Hakuho collected his 1,046th career win Tuesday as he edged rank-and-file grappler Chiyoshoma to stay perfect at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.

The Mongolian grand champion notched his 10th win in as many days of the 15-day tourney to grab sole possession of second place on the all-time ranking, surpassing late yokozuna Chiyonofuji and moving within one of former ozeki Kaio's record.

Mlb: Cubs' Uehara Blows Save But Gets Win

MLB: Cubs' Uehara blows save but gets win

BALTIMORE, Maryland (Kyodo) -- Japanese right-hander Koji Uehara blew the save but ended up with the win as the Chicago Cubs edged the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 after a rain delay Friday.

With the Cubs up 8-6 in the eighth, Uehara (3-4) came on as the sixth of seven pitchers to take the mound in the first game after the All-Star break.

Baseball: Giants' Sugano Tames Hawks To Earn 1st Interleague Win

Baseball: Giants' Sugano tames Hawks to earn 1st interleague win

Tomoyuki Sugano hurled a three-hit gem for his first interleague win this season as the Yomiuri Giants defeated the SoftBank Hawks 5-1 on Tuesday.

Sugano (7-2) yielded a combined 13 runs in his previous two starts against Pacific League teams, but showed what he can do on this night, fanning 10 without a walk for his Central League-leading seventh victory at Tokyo Dome.

Gallery: Yoshihide Muroya's Win At Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2017, Chiba

GALLERY: Yoshihide Muroya's win at Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2017, ChibaPilot Yoshihide Muroya claimed a second successive victory at the Red Bull Air Race World Championships 2017 held in Chiba this month.


The third event of this season's Red Bull Air Race World Championship took place at the waterfront Kaihin Seaside Park, Chiba on June 3 and 4.  The 2017 edition saw Japanese pilot Yoshihide Muroya (室屋義秀) of Team Falken continue where he left off at the same stop in 2016, taking out his second successive event win in front of 90,000 spectators over the two days.

Baseball: 10 Years In Making, Murata Earns First Npb Win

Baseball: 10 years in making, Murata earns first NPB win

Nearly 10 years after he was taken in the first round of Japan's amateur draft, Toru Murata earned his first win in top-flight pro ball on Sunday.

Murata, who turned 32 last month, stood on the Sapporo Dome hero's podium after the Nippon Ham Fighters beat his first pro team, the Yomiuri Giants, 5-1 in interleague play.

Double Win For Lexus Rc F Gt3 Teams

Double Win for Lexus Rc F Gt3 TeamsLexus RC F GT3 teams have won both races in the latest round of Europe's International GT Open series at Belgium's famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
Lexus has now won the first four races in the seven-round, 14-race series.

Table Tennis: Oshima, Morizono Win Men's Doubles Silver At Worlds

Table tennis: Oshima, Morizono win men's doubles silver at worlds

Yuya Oshima and Masataka Morizono gave Japan its first World Table Tennis Championships men's doubles silver medal in 48 years Sunday after being beaten 4-1 by the Chinese pair of Fan Zhendong and Xu Xin.

The last Japanese men's pair to win silver was Nobuhiko Hasegawa and Tokio Tasaka, who managed it in 1969. Top seeds Oshima and Morizono lost a tight match 11-9, 16-14, 11-9, 6-11, 13-11 to the powerhouse Chinese duo.

Horse Racing: Satono Aladdin Denies Lemaire 4th Straight G1 Win

Horse racing: Satono Aladdin denies Lemaire 4th straight G1 win

Satono Aladdin denied jockey Christophe Lemaire a record fourth Grade 1 victory in four weeks as Yuga Kawada's mount won the Yasuda Kinen at Tokyo Racecourse on Sunday.

Lemaire closed in on the Japanese racing mark after winning the Japanese Derby aboard Rey de Oro last week, but fizzled to eighth on Isla Bonita in the 1,600-meter Yasuda Kinen, where 6-year-old Satono Aladdin edged defending champion Logotype at the wire for his long-awaited first G1 win.

Baseball: Norimoto Breaks Nomo Strikeout Mark In Win Over Giants

Baseball: Norimoto breaks Nomo strikeout mark in win over Giants

Takahiro Norimoto moved past Hall of Famer Hideo Nomo in the record books on Thursday by striking out 10-plus batters in seven consecutive games.

The 26-year-old Norimoto (7-1) struck out 12 in eight innings for the Rakuten Eagles in their 3-2 interleague win over the Yomiuri giants before 25,040 at rainy Kobo Park Miyagi. The right-hander allowed six hits and a walk and finished his night with 129 pitches.

Soccer: Urawa Reach Acl Q'finals But Win Vs Jeju Turns Into "pro Wrestling"

Soccer: Urawa reach ACL q'finals but win vs Jeju turns into

Urawa Reds reached their first Asian Champions League quarterfinals since 2008 with a gutsy 3-0 extra-time victory over Jeju United on Wednesday, but all hell broke loose after the game as tempers boiled over at Saitama Stadium.

Ryota Moriwaki's 114th-minute goal gave Urawa a 3-2, round-of-16 aggregate win to celebrate, but Jeju felt the hosts took it too far -- in particular Japan defender Tomoaki Makino.

Soccer: 15-yr-old Kubo Stars As Japan Win U-20 World Cup Opener

Soccer: 15-yr-old Kubo stars as Japan win U-20 World Cup opener

Former Barcelona youth prodigy Takefusa Kubo came off the bench and set up Ritsu Doan's winner as Japan came from behind to defeat South Africa 2-1 on Sunday in their Group D opener at the U-20 World Cup.

Grant Margeman handed South Africa the lead in the seventh minute but Koki Ogawa leveled three minutes after the break, and the 59th-minute introduction of the 15-year-old Kubo had a telling impact.