Chen made no mistakes and landed four quadruple jumps to finish with 323.42 points on Saturday at the World Figure Skating Championships near Tokyo.
The Associated Press. New York Times. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:12:25 GMT.
America's Nathan Chen successfully defended his world figure skating title on Saturday with a spectacular, record-setting free skate in a nail-biting contest with hometown favorite and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan.
Reuters. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:44:34 -0400.
Sky Brown, 10, is the world's youngest professional skateboarder and could become Britain's youngest ever summer Olympian. The girl, who lives in Japan, received UK sport funding.
Daily Mail. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:20:32 +0000.
A self-confessed slow learner, Mr Wang Junyong found little to interest him in school until age 15, when he took up Taiko drumming, a dynamic form of Japanese percussive drumming.
Straits Times. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
Biogen (BIIB) and its Japanese partner, Eisai discontinue two late-stage studies evaluating aducanumab, in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:57:00 GMT.
Ichiro Suzuki's prolific baseball career has sadly come to an end in his native Japan wearing a Seattle Mariners uniform. ...
By Wayne G. Mcdonnell, Jr., Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:54:00 -0400.
American ice skater Mariah Bell has been accused of deliberately injuring her South Korean rival Lim Eun-soo by kicking her in the leg minutes before the women's short program kicked off at world champs in Japan on Wednesday.
Newsmax. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:32:04 EDT.
Mariah Bell, 22, an American figure skater, is accused of bullying and purposely cutting opponent South Korean skater Lim Eun-soo during warm-ups at the World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan, on Wednesday night.
Kathleen Joyce. Fox News. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:36:35 GMT.
Ichiro Suzuki started for the Seattle Mariners against the Oakland Athletics in MLB's opening game of the season, and about 45,000 voices in a sellout crowd cheered him on.
ESPN. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:15:28 EST.
TOKYO (AP) - Shares rose in Europe on Tuesday after a day of mixed but muted trading in Asia. Investors are awaiting a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 03:35:21 -0400.
Facts About Japan
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constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
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