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Bianchi out of artificial coma and taken to France

This is a Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 file photo of Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France as he waves during drivers' parade before the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan.The parents of Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014 he has been taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital. Bianchi, who crashed during last month's Japanese Grand Prix, remains in a critical condition with severe head injuries, his parents said in a statement. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

NICE, France (AP) — Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is showing signs of recovery following a life-threatening crash, and is breathing unaided after being taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital.

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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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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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