Kisenosato Keeps Cool, Nabs 2nd Win

Kisenosato keeps cool, nabs 2nd winWith all eyes on Kisenosato, the new yokozuna made sure not to disappoint on the second day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in Osaka on Monday.
Kisenosato took on komusubi Shodai, conqueror of yokozuna Hakuho on the first day, and appeared to be in trouble early in the bout. The yokozuna was pushed to the edge of the ring, but then set his feet to gain leverage, pushing back with authority. Turning the tables, Kisenosato sent Shodai (1-1) flying out of the ring for his second win.

Baseball: Matsuda, Tsutsugo Homer As Japan Starts Wbc With Win Vs Cuba

Baseball: Matsuda, Tsutsugo homer as Japan starts WBC with win vs CubaNobuhiro Matsuda and Yoshitomo Tsutsugo homered to help Japan capture its opening game in Pool B of the World Baseball Classic with an 11-6 win over Cuba on Tuesday.
With two-time champion Japan leading 3-1 in the fifth inning, Matsuda of the SoftBank Hawks hit a three-run homer into the left-field stands at Tokyo Dome to extend the host's lead before DeNA BayStars slugger Tsutsugo added a two-run clout two innings later.

Yamaha: Four More Days To Enter And Win A Dream Ride In The Emx125 Championship

Yamaha: Four More Days to Enter and Win a Dream Ride in The EMX125 ChampionshipIf you've ever dreamed of being an Official Yamaha rider, you currently ride a YZ125 and you are born between 2001 and 2005 then there are four more days for you to enter the EMX125 Championship for your chance at a dream come true! Registrations so far have been a great success, with more than 80 riders registered. To continue a positive trend and make sure no one misses out, Yamaha has extended the registration, that now closes on 10th March!

Yamaha: Emphatic Gp Win For Simpson

Yamaha: Emphatic GP Win for SimpsonBesieged by storms, the second round of the FIM Motocross World Championship was reduced to a one-race program due to the extreme deterioration of the track. Wilvo Yamaha Official MXGP's rut connoisseur Shaun Simpson mastered the unusual and ever transforming swamp-like dirt of Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, for his first grand prix since the MXGP of The Netherlands 2015.

Teen Abe Youngest To Win World Judo Tour Event

Teen Abe youngest to win world judo tour eventSixteen-year-old Uta Abe beat Amandine Buchard of France in the final of the women’s 52-kilogram division at the Dusseldorf Grand Prix on Friday in Germany, making her the youngest judoka in history to capture a world tour event.

Yamaha: Lowes And Yzf-r1 Closer Still To The Win As Van Der Mark Improves

Yamaha: Lowes and YZF-R1 Closer Still to The Win As Van der Mark ImprovesThe second FIM Superbike World Championship race of the opening round at Phillip Island saw Alex Lowes once again fourth at the flag, but this time even closer to the winner - only 0.9 of a second - after 22 intense laps. Michael van der Mark found real improvements with his YZF-R1 race set-up to ride to a strong seventh, two places higher than his Saturday performance and much closer to the podium finishers.

Suga: Govt. Failed To Win Understanding

Suga: Govt. failed to win understandingThe Japanese government says it failed to win the court's full understanding in the lawsuit over noise pollution from the US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga spoke to reporters on Thursday after the Naha District Court ordered the government to pay over 260 million dollars in damages to some 22,000 residents near the base.
The court rejected residents' demands for a ban on US military flights at night.

Tennis: Nishikori Kicks Off Argentina Open With Win

Tennis: Nishikori kicks off Argentina Open with winJapanese ace Kei Nishikori opened his Argentina Open campaign with a win over local favorite Diego Schwartzman in the second round on Wednesday.
Nishikori, the top seed and world No. 5, dropped the first set but came roaring back to post a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win in a little over two hours and book his spot in the last eight in Buenos Aires.

Ski Jumping: Takanashi Scores Record-equaling 53rd World Cup Win

Ski jumping: Takanashi scores record-equaling 53rd World Cup winJapanese ski jumping superstar Sara Takanashi captured the 53rd World Cup title of her career to tie Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer's all-time record at a meet in South Korea on Thursday.
A day after securing her fourth overall World Cup title, the 20-year-old Takanashi had jumps of 99.5 and 97 meters to post a winning total of 215.1 points on the second day of the test event for next year's Pyeongchang Olympics.

Emotional Win For Toyota In Rally Sweden

Emotional Win for Toyota in Rally SwedenToyota has celebrated victory just two events into its comeback to the World Rally Championship (WRC) with an emotional first place in the snow and ice of Rally Sweden.
Jari-Matti Latvala in the No. 10 Toyota Yaris WRC took a slender 3.8-second lead into the final day, then won all three stages to extend his winning margin to 29.2 seconds.

Skiing: Watabe Wins 1st Nordic Combined World Cup Event In 2 Years

Skiing: Watabe wins 1st Nordic combined World Cup event in 2 yearsJapan's Akito Watabe claimed his first win in two years at a World Cup individual Nordic combined event on Saturday.
The 28-year-old, who finished runner-up a day earlier on home soil, topped the podium this time as he overcame a 25-second deficit in the 10-kilometer cross country to log 25 minutes, 55.9 seconds.

Tennis: Uchiyama Gets Davis Cup Consolation Win For Japan

Tennis: Uchiyama gets Davis Cup consolation win for JapanYasutaka Uchiyama scored a consolation win against Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the final reverse singles on Sunday to prevent a whitewash for Japan in its Davis Cup World Group first-round tie against France.
The Japanese team had only pride to play for after France built an unassailable 3-0 lead after Friday's opening singles rubbers and Saturday's doubles.