Baseball

Ichiro Suzuki hopes to remain in Major League Baseball

Dec 24, 2017

Ichiro Suzuki still hasn't given up hope of remaining in Major League Baseball

Shohei Otani to have surgery on right ankle on Thursday

Oct 11, 2017

Shohei Otani will have right ankle surgery on Thursday

Japanese slugger Kotaro Kiyomiya elects to turn professional

Sep 22, 2017

Japanese high school baseball standout Kotaro Kiyomiya said on Friday he has decided to turn pro rather than attend university

Reports: Otani likely to sign with MLB in costly move

Sep 13, 2017

Reports: Japan's Shohei Otani likely to sign with MLB in move that would cost 23-year-old pitcher/outfielder more than $100 million

Stefen Romero agrees to 3-year contract with Orix Buffaloes

Aug 6, 2017

Former Seattle outfielder Stefen Romero has agreed to a three-year contract through 2020 with the Orix Buffaloes of Japan's Pacific League

Orix Buffaloes sign outfielder Romero to new 3-year contract

Aug 5, 2017

The Orix Buffaloes have signed outfielder Stefen Romero to a new three-year contract effective from next season, the Pacific League club announced Friday

Fiji wins Hong Kong Sevens title for 17th time

Apr 9, 2017

Fiji won the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens for a record-extending 17th time on Sunday, beating South Africa 22-0 in a lopsided final

Japanese baseball star Otani to be out 6 weeks with injury

Apr 9, 2017

Japanese baseball player Shohei Otani will be sidelined for about six weeks because of a left-thigh muscle strain, his team said on Sunday

Dates confirmed for 2018 Rugby World Sevens in San Francisco

Apr 8, 2017

The dates for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco were confirmed on Saturday as July 20-22, avoiding a clash with the soccer World Cup in Russia

Fukushima confirmed as venue for Tokyo 2020 baseball

Mar 17, 2017

Organizers on Friday confirmed that baseball and softball games for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be held in Fukushima, an area hit by the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster

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