Rescues Continue Along Flooded Shibui River

Rescues continue along flooded Shibui RiverEmergency rescue teams are struggling to reach people stranded by floodwaters in a wide area along the Shibui River in Osaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, in northeastern Japan.

A 20-meter section of a levee collapsed on Friday morning. The area is the latest to suffer extreme damage from flooding caused by the recent record rains.

Soccer: Ogimi Rescues Point For Nadeshiko At Women's Asian Cup

Soccer: Ogimi rescues point for Nadeshiko at Women's Asian CupYuki Ogimi salvaged a point with a late equalizer as World Cup holders Nadeshiko Japan came from two goals down on Wednesday to draw 2-2 with defending champions Australia in their opening Group A game at the Women's Asian Cup, a qualifying competition for next year's Women's World Cup in Canada.

Diver Finds Olympus Camera In The Indian Ocean – And Rescues Memories Of A Honeymoon Trip

Diver finds Olympus camera in the Indian Ocean – and rescues memories of a honeymoon tripFortune in misfortune: in March 2013 a Finnish couple lost their Olympus TOUGH while snorkelling in the Maldives – and with it practically all the reminders of their honeymoon. Three months later, a German diver found the camera on the sea floor. Despite few specks of rust on the outside, the memory card inside the camera worked perfectly – therewith, the pictures were rescued. Mario N. posted a photo of his find on Facebook. The same day, the post was shared more than 20,000 times. That was how the owners got to hear of it. Now they have their camera back, and with it their holiday photos.

Toyota Hilux Rescues Ice Road Trucker

Toyota Hilux rescues ice road truckerThe icy blast that has wreaked havoc for motorists in East Sussex this week has proved no match for the Toyota Hilux.

This car, supplied by SLM Motors of Uckfield, successfully towed a heavy goods vehicle up a slippery stretch of road as it was attempting to supply a Sainsbury’s supermarket. Lorries of this type can weigh up to 44 tons fully laden.

Baseball: Matsui Rescues Team In 9th As Swallows Play Out Tie With Carp

Baseball: Matsui rescues team in 9th as Swallows play out tie with CarpJun Matsui hit a game-tying leadoff homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, helping the Yakult Swallows salvage a 10-inning, 2-2 tie against the Hiroshima Carp on Thursday night.

But the Swallows failed to give manager Junji Ogawa a celebratory win on his 55th birthday and could not widen the gap between themselves and the Carp as the two teams vie for the final playoff spot in the Climax Series.