Takakeisho Withdraws From Tournament Due To Injury

Takakeisho withdraws from tournament due to injury

New ozeki champion Takakeisho has withdrawn from the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament after injuring his right knee.

Stable master Chiganoura made the announcement on Thursday, the fifth day of the tournament.

Ngt48's Sugahara Riko To Go On Hiatus To Treat Her Injury

NGT48's Sugahara Riko to go on hiatus to treat her injury

It's been reported that NGT48 member Sugahara Riko will be going on hiatus after receiving surgery on her left knee. 

Sugahara injured her knee last year and had been continuing her activities within a reasonable range. She received surgery on January 15 seeking a complete recovery. While she is doing well after surgery, it will be about three or four months until she can perform on stage. She plans to continue updating her social networking sites at her own pace.

Ips Clinical Tests For Spinal Injury Clear Hurdle

iPS clinical tests for spinal injury clear hurdle

A panel at Keio University in Japan has approved in principle clinical trials which involve transplanting cells derived from induced pluripotent stem, or iPS, cells in patients who have lost mobility due to spinal cord injuries.

The iPS cells can be used to create cells that replicate different kinds of human tissue.

Ips Clinical Tests For Spinal Injury To Be Agreed

iPS clinical tests for spinal injury to be agreed

A panel at Keio University in Japan has approved in principal clinical trials which involve transplanting induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells, in patients who have lost mobility due to spinal cord injuries.

The iPS cells can be used to create cells that replicate different kinds of human tissue.

Kawasaki: Season-ending Injury For Clement Desalle

Kawasaki: Season-ending Injury for Clement DesalleClement Desalle of the Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team saw his medal hopes diminished after crashing out of the Dutch round of the FIM World MXGP Motocross Championship at Assen.
The 28-year old Belgian, a two-times GP winner this summer, had advanced strongly to sixth place until he crashed on the third lap of the opening GP moto at the rugged sand track built in front of the main grandstand of the famous road-racing facility in the northern part of the Netherlands. He was unable to contest the second moto and undergoes medical exams; he is now fourth in the championship standings, twenty-seven points shy of third prior to the season finale in France next weekend.

Season Ending Injury For Benoit Paturel

Season Ending Injury for Benoit PaturelKemea Yamaha Official MX2's Benoit Paturel will miss the remainder of the FIM MX2 World Championship season following an accident while training.


Benoit Paturel crashed on Wednesday 30th of September while training at Villars-sous-Ecot, the same venue that will host the final round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in three-week's time. Following a medical examination soon after the accident, it was confirmed that the twenty-two year-old had lacerated his liver. He remains in hospital under observation.

Osera Rallies From Injury To Relieve Carp

Osera rallies from injury to relieve CarpComing into the 2016 season with high hopes of filling a spot in the Hiroshima Carp starting rotation, right-hander Daichi Osera instead started out on the farm team due to right elbow problems.
It would be summer before Osera was able to pitch effectively again, but the Carp did not need a starter at that point. Instead, he was called upon to become a middle reliever, and he exceeded expectations to help the team clinch its first Central League title in 25 years.

Yamaha: Bradley Smith Injury Update

Yamaha: Bradley Smith Injury UpdateMonster Yamaha Tech3 rider Bradley Smith's participation in the final round of the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) for the YART Yamaha Official EWC Team came to an abrupt halt after the MotoGP-star suffered an unlucky crash towards the end of the Thursday morning Free Practice session. He was taken to the hospital "Städtisches Klinikum" in Magdeburg, Germany, for further examination and was diagnosed with a laceration to his right leg and ligament damage of the knee, but cleared of having a femur fracture.

Tennis: Doi, Injury-hit Nishikori Crash Out In Wimbledon 4th Round

Tennis: Doi, injury-hit Nishikori crash out in Wimbledon 4th roundJapan's Kei Nishikori and Misaki Doi both crashed out of Wimbledon in the fourth round on Monday.
Taking to No. 2 court following Doi's straight-sets defeat to Australian Open champion and women's fourth seed Angelique Kerber, men's fifth seed Nishikori was sluggish and retired in the second set, trailing 6-1, 5-1 against ninth-seeded Croat Marin Cilic.

Nishikori Pulls Out Of Gerry Weber Open With Rib Injury

Nishikori pulls out of Gerry Weber Open with rib injurySecond-seeded Kei Nishikori has pulled out of the Gerry Weber Open with a rib injury.
Nishikori reached the second round and was due to face Florian Mayer on Wednesday but told organizers that he was unable to play. Mayer advanced to the quarterfinals with a walkover.