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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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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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Massy Kuramoto leads Senior PGA Championship

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Massy Kuramoto’s approach to the difficult Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort was simple.

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Japan, US paired in 1st round of Premier12 baseball event

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Co-host and top-ranked Japan has been grouped with the United States in the inaugural Premier12 baseball tournament, which features the top 12 countries in the World Baseball Softball Confederation’s rankings.

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