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2019 Fukuoka International Marathon winner Dazza submits four-year ban on doping
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2019 Fukuoka International Marathon winner Dazza submits four-year ban on doping

The track and field team said Friday that last year's Fukuoka International Marathon winner Morocco's El Majub Dazza was banned for four years from doping. "The World Championship Disciplinary Court has banned Morocco's long-distance runner El Mahjoub Dazza for four years, and from January 10, 2020, because of an athlete's biological passport violation under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rule." AIU said in a Twitter account. of @World Athletics The Disciplinary Court has banned Morocco's long-distance runner El Mahjoub Dazza for four years and entered into force on January 10, 2020, for athletes' biological passport violations under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.👁️➡️https://t.co/cBkQOqSHT4 #AIUNews pic.twitter.com/LE22J15LQf — Athletics Integrity Un...
Baseball: Cubs Yu Darvish announces first victory in second start of 2020 season
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Baseball: Cubs Yu Darvish announces first victory in second start of 2020 season

The second start of the short MLB season on Friday saw Yudalbish win, Chicago Cubs defeating Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 and six shut-out innings. Derbish (1-1), who signed a six-year contract with Cubs in February 2018, shot two out of seven batters out of the 20 batters he faced in Wrigley Field, hitting one with an 86-pitch outing. Chicago Cubs Yu Darvish #11 pitches pitches during two innings of the match against Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL, July 31, 2020. (Getty/Joint) Jason Kipnis struck out four homers with a solo from Pittsburgh starter Trevor Williams (0-2). "The game rained early yesterday and I was able to get home quickly and relax. That was good," Derbish said. "I had a control problem early on, but it improved after adjustin...
Basketball: Wizards Rui Yamura scores 21 points in the first game of the restart
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Basketball: Wizards Rui Yamura scores 21 points in the first game of the restart

Washington Wizards rookie Rui Yamura scored 21 points on the team's defeat on Friday with eight rebounds, one assist and one steal over the course of 30 minutes. In the first game of the NBA's restart, Wizards' first round pick of 2019, Hachimura and Washington, challenged the whole, but Sands was a Wizard 125 at Disney-owned ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. Defeated -112. July 31, 2020 Washington Wizards heads to Phoenix Suns Forward Cameron Johnson #23 with Car 8 in the first half of the NBA basketball game with Phoenix Suns at the Visa Athletic Center at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Lakes I will. Buena Vista, Florida. (Pool/Getty/Shared) "We started well, but they started using full-court defense pressure to control the tempo of the gam...
Sumo: Terunofuji wins Mt. Asano and continues spectacular revival
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Sumo: Terunofuji wins Mt. Asano and continues spectacular revival

Terno Fuji took a big step toward his first victory in over five years with his Friday victory over Koseki Asanoyama, who had an overwhelming lead in the July sumo tournament on Friday. In the final match on the 13th, Terunofuji, who returned to the top as 17th Maebashi, avoided a fall because night co-leader Asanoyama (11-2) gained momentum at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. Rank and Filer was able to get his foot back and take advantage of the new Ozeki, throwing him out of the raised ring and winning his first career meeting at the 15-day event. At the sumo tournament in July, No.17 frontal Terunofuji (front) passed the Ozeki Asanoyama and took the lead. (Joint)
Rugby: Former All Black Smith, Cluden ready for Japan Top League
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Rugby: Former All Black Smith, Cluden ready for Japan Top League

The club announced on Friday that former All Blacks Ben Smith and Aaron Kluden will join Kobe Kobelco Steelers in next year's Japan Rugby Top League. With 84 caps in New Zealand, Smith won the Webb Ellis trophy in the UK in 2015, finished third in last year's tournament in Japan and was a member of two consecutive World Cup members. Ben Smith (L) and Aaron Cruden of the All Blacks React during the New Zealand All Black Captain's performance at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand on September 16, 2016 (Getty / Kyodo)
Baseball: Angels Shohei Otani wins two consecutive games
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Baseball: Angels Shohei Otani wins two consecutive games

Shohei Otani returned home for two consecutive nights, recording his first steal in the Coronavirus delayed season with the Los Angeles Angels' 8-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Otani dropped the Mariners' lead to 3 runs 1 to 4 and defeated Homer from Dan Altavira in the bottom of the ninth inning, but the Angels' attack stopped. Los Angeles Angels Shohei Otani launches a three-run homerun in the nine innings of the Seattle Mariners' match at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 30, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Getty/Joint) The Mariners scored five runs in the first half and managed to keep the Angels down despite a slow push from a Japanese two-way player who played in a Major League match on Sunday for the first time in nearly two years. Otani...
Sumo: Hakuho withdrew from July tournament, both Yokozuna withdrew
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Sumo: Hakuho withdrew from July tournament, both Yokozuna withdrew

Born in Mongolia, Yokozuna Hakuho has retired for three days from the Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday in July. According to Mr. Miyagino, a dressage man, Hakuho suffered his second defeat at the 15-day tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan, and was involved in the Ontake Sea by pushing up the moon. Hakuho suffers a straight mess for the second time at the Sumo Tournament on July 30, 2020. (Joint) Kyoryu, a Yokozuna born in Mongolia, dropped out of the race on the second day. After January's New Year, tournaments will be held without both wrestlers being ranked higher. Second place Ozeki Asanoyama will remain 11-1 after Thursday's match. 35-year-old Hakuho competed in the tournament, aiming for the record-breaking 45th Emperor's Cup. He won 10 straight bouts be...
Rugby: World Rugby opens the door for Brave Blossoms to play in Europe
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Rugby: World Rugby opens the door for Brave Blossoms to play in Europe

World Rugby approved Thursday a temporary international calendar that opened up the possibility of the Japanese national team competing with the European top side of the Six Nations Championship. The new calendar, a response to the turmoil caused by the new coronavirus pandemic, allows Six Nations to complete its schedule, which has been postponed since March, for two consecutive weekends starting October 24. Japanese players take pictures after the team lost 26-3 to South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup in Western Chofu, Tokyo on October 20, 2019. (Joint) After a week off, the calendar will allow four consecutive weeks of international exchange. To fill these dates, multiple media reports have added Japan and Fiji to the Six Nations s...
Sumo: Mt. Asano, Terunofuji, Hakuho 2 defeats lead
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Sumo: Mt. Asano, Terunofuji, Hakuho 2 defeats lead

Hakuho suffered a second slump at the July Sumo Tournament, and on Thursday, the new Ozeki Asanoyama drew with Rank and File Grappler Ternofuji. The day after Komusubi Daieisho's first defeat, Grand Champion Hakuho (10-2) won the Kansai Mitake Sea (9-3) and surrendered in front of the puck. Sekiawaakemi Takeumi (L) slumped Mongolian Grand Champion Hakuho on his second straight in the July Grand Sumo Tournament. (Joint) Yokozuna opened the final match on the 12th day at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo and ran through Mitake Sea with a strong face slap and a firm belt grip. Hakuho looked like a victory, so Mitakeumi pivoted up his straw in one leg and pushed it up. "I'm glad. I was in trouble, but I just hit the edge," said Mitakeumi, who played 4-11 against a...
Baseball: Shohei Otani of the Angels wins the season for the first time
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Baseball: Shohei Otani of the Angels wins the season for the first time

Los Angeles Angels interactive player Shohei Otani hit his first home run of the season on Wednesday. A 3-run explosion that overtakes the Angels 3-1 in 4 runs to the Seattle Mariners. Batting cleanup at an empty home stadium in Japan's designated batter, the Angels, hit a 0-2 curve ball from Justin Dunn across the central field wall to subvert the Mariners' lead. Shohei Otani will hit his first home run based on two runners in four innings of the Seattle Mariners on July 29, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Joint) Otani played the role of a pitcher and batter for the Angels this season when he underwent surgery on a pitching elbow in October 2018. At the age of 26, he made the fastest finish of his career with a 6-4 defeat to Oakland Athletics on Sunday, ...