Posts Tagged East Asia

Dice-K starts comeback bid in Japan with solid outing

NISHINOMIYA, Japan (AP) — Daisuke Matsuzaka made the first start of his comeback in Japan on Wednesday, returning to the scene of one of his most memorable pitching performances.

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South Korea’s Amy Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — South Korea’s Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis and two others.

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Kearney finishes 3rd to secure 6th overall moguls title

TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Hannah Kearney of the United States finished third in Sunday’s freestyle World Cup dual moguls event to clinch her sixth overall moguls title.

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Spanish claim leg 4 in Ocean Race by just 4 minutes

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spanish team MAPFRE, skippered by stand-in Xabi Fernandez, claimed an epic victory in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race with just over four minutes to spare after 20 days sailing.

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Kingsbury wins 6th straight World Cup event to claim title

TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won his sixth straight World Cup moguls event on Saturday to clinch his fourth overall title.

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