Japan’s Rally Too Late To Beat Fiji

Japan’s rally too late to beat FijiLevani Botia scored two tries as Fiji beat Japan 38-25 to end its European tour with a win and kept their Asian rival out of the world top 10.
Fiji coach John McKee said the Pacific nation’s Olympic sevens title had given them new confidence in their ability as they head toward the 2019 World Cup campaign.

Former Sony Exec Thinks The Ps Vita Arrived On The Market ‘too Late’

Former Sony Exec Thinks The PS Vita Arrived On The Market ‘Too Late’When it comes to handheld consoles, Nintendo’s DS/3DS lineup has been pretty successful. Now Sony has attempted to steal some market share with their PS Vita, but unfortunately it didn’t quite capture the market in the same way. In fact last year Sony said that there weren’t plans for a successor, and earlier this year there were rumors that it could have been discontinued.

Late Kobayashi Winner Sends Frontale Into Playoffs

Late Kobayashi winner sends Frontale into playoffsYu Kobayashi struck in the 105th minute as Kawasaki Frontale qualified for their first J. League Championship Playoff with a dramatic 3-2 win over Yokohama F. Marinos on Sunday.
Kenta Kano and Koji Miyoshi had given Kawasaki a two-goal lead going into injury time but with nine minutes added on because of Frontale goalkeeper Shota Arai’s second-half injury substitution, Marinos managed to level with goals from Kosuke Nakamachi and Sho Ito in the 96th and 98th minutes.

Mrj Flight To U.s. Feared To Be Delayed Until Late Sept. Or After

MRJ flight to U.S. feared to be delayed until late Sept. or afterA trouble-plagued new passenger jet developed by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. probably won't fly to the United States before late September, it has emerged.
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aborted its U.S.-bound flight for the second straight day on Aug. 28 due to malfunctions in its air conditioning system after it took off from Nagoya Airport in Aichi Prefecture.

Abe May Visit Cuba Late Next Month

Abe may visit Cuba late next monthJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may visit Cuba late next month after attending the UN General Assembly in New York.
Abe plans to speak at the UN General Assembly if his Diet and other political schedules allow. He is now arranging to visit the Cuban capital, Havana, after finishing his itinerary at the General Assembly.

Hundreds Gather To Pay Final Respects To Late Yokozuna Chiyonofuji

Hundreds gather to pay final respects to late yokozuna ChiyonofujiSome 1,000 turned out to honor late legendary sumo wrestler Chiyonofuji on Sunday, when the funeral and memorial service were held at Tokyo’s Kokonoe stable.
Cattleya, the orchid loved by the iconic former yokozuna, were laid inside his coffin, as his former stablemate and fellow yokozuna Hokutoumi, current Japan Sumo Association head director, and former ozeki Chiyotaikai, who succeeds Chiyonofuji as stablemaster Kokonoe, spoke.

Abe Helps Giants Edge Tigers Late

Abe helps Giants edge Tigers lateThe Giants had a grueling start in the second half of the pennant race after the All-Star Games, edging out the Hanshin Tigers 2-1 at Koshien Stadium on Monday night as Shinnosuke Abe’s single to left was the difference in a game filled with Yomiuri mistakes.

Yanks Bury Angels With Late Hrs

Yanks bury Angels with late HRsIdeally, Carlos Beltran says, the New York Yankees want to string good at-bats and bunch together some runs.
“The plan isn’t to go out and hit homers. It’s a terrible plan,” he said, adding, “but tonight it worked out for us.”

Late Liverpool Rally Downs Dortmund

Late Liverpool rally downs DortmundLiverpool added another fairy tale comeback to the history books after fighting back from 3-1 down against Borussia Dortmund to reach the Europa League semifinals after Dejan Lovren’s towering stoppage-time header secured a 4-3 win on Thursday.

Mitsubishi Outlander Phev Due In Late Summer, Early Fall

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV due in late summer, early fallAny day now, American plug-in vehicle shoppers will be able to actually buy a plug-in hybrid SUV. Europeans and Japanese buyers have had this option for many years, since the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV went on sale in those markets in 2013. There have been plenty of diversions in the route that is bringing the big PHEV to our shores, but it's looking like, "late summer, early fall," is when thing will for real happen.

Late Surge Puts Kitajima On Path To Rio

Late surge puts Kitajima on path to RioHisanori Kitajima did not run his first marathon until he was 30. At 31, he will likely be going to his first Olympics.
Kitajima all but assured himself a place on Japan’s team to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when he placed second in Sunday’s Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, the last of the three men’s domestic qualifiers.