Yamaha In Contention For Top Honours After Stage One At Morocco Rally

Yamaha In Contention For Top Honours After Stage One At Morocco RallyFinishing the first full day of competition at the OiLibya Morocco Rally without any difficulties, all four Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team riders find themselves inside the top 15 in the provisional standings. With the race now entering Morocco's desert dunes Alessandro Botturi, Hélder Rodrigues, Adrien Van Beveren and Rodney Faggotter remain in the fight for a good final result at this week-long adventure in the heart of the north African country.

Usj Set To Stage Samurai Era Spectacle Using Osaka Castle

USJ set to stage samurai era spectacle using Osaka CastleUniversal Studios Japan is set to hold its first outdoor spectacular away from the theme park here with a dazzling show about the siege of Osaka Castle in the 17th century.
USJ said the event, titled “Sengoku the Real at Osaka Castle,” will involve images beamed on to the walls of Osaka Castle as well as fireworks, music and live performances. It will run from December through March next year.

2017 Acura Rlx Takes The Stage

2017 Acura RLX Takes the StageThe 2017 Acura RLX, the most lavishly equipped and technologically advanced Acura sedan goes on sale tomorrow at Acura dealerships nationwide, with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $54,4501.

J.league Considering Return To Single-stage J1 System

J.League considering return to single-stage J1 systemThe J.League is considering returning to the single-stage system that had been in place for 10 years through the 2014 season for the first division, soccer sources say.
The change may be implemented possibly starting next season, they said. The J.League has been using the two-stage system followed by a championship playoff for the top flight since last year in the hope of boosting sponsorship revenues.

Kashima Focused On Big Prize After 1st-stage Title

Kashima focused on big prize after 1st-stage titleKashima Antlers won their first league trophy since 2009 on Saturday, but the addition wasn’t a cause for mass celebration.
The most successful club in J.League history wrapped up the J1 first-stage title after Shuto Yamamoto and Shoma Doi found the net in a 2-0 cruise over bottom-placed Avispa Fukuoka, but the players took the triumph in stride and have their sights set on the ultimate prize at the end of the season.

Antlers Grab 1st-stage Pole Position

Antlers grab 1st-stage pole positionYasushi Endo scored the go-ahead goal as Kashima Antlers rallied past Vissel Kobe 2-1 on Saturday, putting themselves into the pole position for the J.League’s first-stage title after overnight leader Kawasaki Frontale were held to a draw by last-place Avispa Fukuoka.

Botturi And Yamaha Secure Victory On Final Stage Of Sardinia Rally 2016

Botturi And Yamaha Secure Victory On Final Stage Of Sardinia Rally 2016Ensuring a highly positive end to his week-long adventure in the Sardinia Rally 2016, Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team rider Alessandro Botturi secured victory in the fifth and final stage of the event. In winning both of the day's special stages aboard his WR450F machine the Italian wrapped up his first international event back from injury with a well-earned fourth place in the final overall standings.

Strong Opening Stage Performances For Yamaha Riders At Sardinia Rally

Strong Opening Stage Performances For Yamaha Riders At Sardinia RallyEnjoying a positive first full day of racing in the enduro-styled tracks of Sardinia, the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team wrapped up stage one of the Sardinia Rally earning results inside the top eight. With four more long stages remaining, and a little more than 1,100km of racing, all three team riders are well placed for strong end-of-event results.

Van Beveren And Yamaha Win Final Stage Of Merzouga Rally 2016

Van Beveren And Yamaha Win Final Stage Of Merzouga Rally 2016Bringing the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team's participation in the 2016 Merzouga Rally to a highly positive end, Adrien Van Beveren has secured victory in the event's final stage. In winning the short event-ending race through the deep sand of the Yasmina dry lake, the Frenchman secured third in the overall result aboard his WR450F Rally. Placing seventh on the final stage Helder Rodrigues finished fifth overall.

Rodrigues Brings Yamaha Closer To The Top After Stage Three At Merzouga Rally

Rodrigues Brings Yamaha Closer To The Top After Stage Three At Merzouga RallyTaking full advantage of his rally racing experience Helder Rodrigues tackled a long and demanding stage three at the Merzouga Rally to cross the finish line as the day's runner-up, provisionally climbing to a close second in the event's overall standings. Living up to the challenge of opening many parts of the day's special stage, Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team's Adrien Van Beveren finished fourth.