Posts Tagged Asia

Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu wins Symetra Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu won the Symetra Classic on Saturday for her Symetra Tour title, beating Canada’s Augusta James with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

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95th time lucky for University of Tokyo baseball team

The University of Tokyo players leave the ground in joy after putting an end to a record 94-game losing streak, winning for the first time in five years, during the Tokyo Big 6 Baseball League match against Hosei University at Jingu Stadium in Tokyo Saturday, May 23, 2015. The University of Tokyo beat Hosei 6-4 to win its first game since Oct. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Yohei Nishimura/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese university baseball team finally ended its 94-game losing streak on Saturday, winning for the first time in five years.

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Pakistan cricket lovers set for international return

Zimbabwean cricket players enter the ground to play against Pakistan at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, May 22, 2015. Zimbabwe is the first test playing nation to visit Pakistan in more than six years since gunmen attacked a bus of the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in 2009. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Guarded by hundreds of police, Gaddafi Stadium was filled to capacity and buzzing as the first major cricket match in Pakistan started in six years on Friday.

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Osaka, Yokohama picked as 2015 Club World Cup host cities

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says Osaka and Yokohama will be host cities for the 2015 Club World Cup in Japan.

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Taekwondo venue for Tokyo Games under review

TOKYO (AP) — Taekwondo could become the latest sport to have its venue moved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as part of a widening review into plans for the games.

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