In Women's World Cup soccer in France, Japan lost to the Netherlands 2-1 in the first match of the knockout stage, failing to make it to the quarterfinals.
The world's seventh-ranked Japanese squad, nicknamed Nadeshiko, played the eighth-ranked Netherlands in the northwestern French city of Rennes on Tuesday.
CHESTER, Pennsylvania--Alex Morgan scored her 99th international goal, but Yuka Momiki responded with a stoppage-time equalizer and Japan tied the United States 2-2 on Wednesday night in the SheBelieves Cup tuneup tournament for the Women's World Cup.
Megan Rapinoe also scored for the Americans in a rematch of the last two Women's World Cup finals.
Sumo wrestler Takakeisho has vowed to work harder to ensure his first victory will not be his last after winning the Emperor's Cup in Fukuoka on Sunday.
Takakeisho, who holds the 4th-highest rank of Komusubi, picked up 13 wins in the 15-day tournament by using his signature pushing and thrusting techniques.