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Giants sluggers provide big spark in series-opening victory over Swallows

Giants sluggers provide big spark in series-opening victory over Swallows

23/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27049841
Hisayoshi Chono and Casey McGehee put the Yomiuri Giants in position for a win over their crosstown rivals.Hayato Sakamoto made sure they got the job ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/baseball/japanese-baseball/giants-sluggers-provide-big-spark-series-opening-victory-swallows/
In-form Denis Kudla knocks off Yuichi Sugita in Gerry Weber quarterfinals

In-form Denis Kudla knocks off Yuichi Sugita in Gerry Weber quarterfinals

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27049429
Qualifier Denis Kudla scored the best grass victory of his career on Friday, beating Yuichi Sugita 6-2, 7-5 for a semifinal spot at the Gerry ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/more-sports/tennis/form-denis-kudla-knocks-off-yuichi-sugita-gerry-weber-quarterfinals/
Northern Happinets coach Josep ‘Pep’ Claros returning for second season in charge

Northern Happinets coach Josep ‘Pep’ Claros returning for second season in charge

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27048058
Continuity is the plan.The Akita Northern Happinets aim to build off their remarkable success this past season with a winning formula — by having Joseph ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/basketball/b-league/northern-happinets-coach-josep-pep-claros-returning-second-season-charge/
UConn fired ex-basketball coach Kevin Ollie for NCAA violations, documents reveal

UConn fired ex-basketball coach Kevin Ollie for NCAA violations, documents reveal

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27047695
The University of Connecticut fired men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations that included improper training sessions and improper contact with recruits by ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/basketball/uconn-fired-ex-basketball-coach-kevin-ollie-ncaa-violations-documents-reveal/
Rangers legend Johnny ‘Penalty King’ Hubbard dies at 87

Rangers legend Johnny ‘Penalty King’ Hubbard dies at 87

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27047696
South African Johnny Hubbard, the only foreigner to score a hat trick for Scottish side Rangers in a derby with bitter Glasgow rivals, Celtic has ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/soccer/rangers-legend-johnny-penalty-king-hubbard-dies-87/
Brave Blossoms await showdown with physical Georgians

Brave Blossoms await showdown with physical Georgians

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27047613
Japan captain Michael Leitch said Friday the Brave Blossoms would need to match Georgia’s physicality if they are to come away from their final test ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/rugby/brave-blossoms-await-showdown-physical-georgians/
Diamondbacks part ways with minor league reliever Yuhei Nakaushiro

Diamondbacks part ways with minor league reliever Yuhei Nakaushiro

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27047614
Pitcher Yuhei Nakaushiro has been released by the Arizona Diamondbacks, an informed source said Thursday.The 28-year-old sidearm lefty was pitching this season for the Double-A ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/baseball/mlb/diamondbacks-part-ways-minor-league-reliever-yuhei-nakaushiro/
Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27047615
Despite Japan’s surprise 2-1 win over Colombia fueling predictions of a knockout-stage berth, members of the Samurai Blue squad were keeping a lid on expectations ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/soccer/international-soccer/japan-keeps-focused-preparations-senegal/
Roger Federer rallies past Benoite Paire, advances to Gerry Weber Open quarterfinals

Roger Federer rallies past Benoite Paire, advances to Gerry Weber Open quarterfinals

22/06/2018, Japan, Multi Sports, Japan Publications, Article # 27047616
Defending champion Roger Federer overcame two match points against Benoit Paire to reach the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 ...

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/06/22/more-sports/tennis/roger-federer-rallies-past-benoite-paire-advances-gerry-weber-open-quarterfinals/
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