Posts Tagged East Asia

Tokyo 2020 organizers mull IOC’s reform agenda

International Olympic Committee, IOC, president German Thomas Bach speaks to journalists after a round table with various athletes from around the world to present the new Olympic agenda 2020 discussions at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions with a set of 40 recommendations that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement, will be presented, discussed and voted upon by the full IOC Membership at the 127th IOC session in Monaco on Dec. 8 and 9. (AP Photo/Jean-Christophe Bott, Pool)

TOKYO (AP) — Baseball and softball’s bid to return to the Olympic program got a boost Wednesday as organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Games considered ways the International Olympic Committee’s reform agenda could impact planning for the event.

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Love thinks Ryder Cup has too many people involved

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — One of the messages Davis Love III wants to bring to the 11-member Ryder Cup Task Force is that it has gotten too big.

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MLB All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 in final game of tour

MLB All-Stars Jose Altuve hits a double in the sixth inning against Japan during Game-Five of their exhibition baseball series at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo, northern Japan, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Matt Shoemaker combined with four relievers on a four-hitter to upstage Shohei Otani, and the Major League Baseball All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 on Tuesday in the finale of their five-game series.

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Japan’s Tanaka wins Yokohama women’s marathon

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Tomomi Tanaka of Japan won the last running of the Yokohama International Women’s Marathon on Sunday.

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Morneau leads MLB All-Stars to 1st win in Japan

MLB All-Stars catcher Drew Butera, left, Mark Melancon, second from left, and Justin Morneau (33) celebrate with teammates after beating Japan 6-1 in Game 4 of their exhibition baseball series at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)

TOKYO (AP) — Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer and Chris Capuano pitched five strong innings Sunday as the MLB All-Stars beat Japan 6-1 for the first win of their five-game postseason tour.

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