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July 23, 2018 12:00 AM Iniesta’s Japanese debut falls flat in 3-0 reverse

KOBE, Japan: Spanish legend Andres Iniesta’s Japanese debut ended on a flat note Sunday as Vissel Kobe crashed to an embarrassing 3-0 home defeat by J-League strugglers Shonan Bellmare. The former Barcelona playmaker came off the bench after 58 minutes with Kobe already trailing by two goals and, despite one or two trademark flicks, failed to inspire 18

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Torres joins Japan relegation battlers Sagan Tosu

TOKYO: Former Spain World Cup winner Fernando Torres has signed for Japan’s Sagan Tosu, the J-League club said on Tuesday. The former Liverpool, Chelsea and Spain striker left Atletico Madrid this summer after returning to his boyhood club in 2015.Details of the move were not disclosed but the 34-year-old Torres has reportedly joined the relegation-threatened 9

May 25, 2018 12:00 AM Iniesta joins Vissel Kobe in historic Japan deal

TOKYO: Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta joined Japan’s Vissel Kobe on Thursday, calling his J-League move an “important career challenge”. “This is a very special day for me,” the 34-year-old World Cup winner said after signing his contract at a glitzy unveiling in Tokyo.“I had a lot of offers, other clubs showed an interest in me,” added Iniesta, who is reported 79

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese club denies move for Barca star Iniesta

SHANGHAI: China’s Chongqing Lifan denied making a big-money move for Andres Iniesta as Spanish media said the Barcelona captain could now be headed for Japan or Australia. Reports in China and Spain have linked Chongqing with the 33-year-old Spanish World Cup-winner, who is leaving Barcelona after two decades of phenomenal success.Chongqing said Iniesta 7

November 21, 2017 12:00 AM Dressel, Ledecky scoop top USA Swimming awards

LOS ANGELES: Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honoured as USA Swimming’s top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on Sunday. Dressel, who joined Michael Phelps as the only swimmers to win seven titles at a single World Championships with his stunning campaign in Budapest in July, won the men’s award over double medley world 4

December 6, 2016 11:30 AM Japan, US burying World War II ghosts after 70 years

TOKYO (AP) — An American president in Hiroshima. A Japanese prime minister at Pearl Harbor. One longtime taboo has already fallen this year, and the other soon will. On Dec. 27, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Hawaiian U.S. naval base attacked by Japan in 1941. He will be joined by President Barack Obama, who seven months earlier traveled to Hiroshima 3

November 12, 2016 12:53 AM PM Modi, Shinzo Abe Leave for Kobe Aboard Bullet Train in Tokyo

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is meeting his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for the annual India-Japan bilateral summit, arrived at Tokyo Station to board the Shinkansen bullet train on Saturday. "Putting #IndiaJapan relations on the fast track! PM @narendramodi and PM @AbeShinzo arrive at Tokyo Station to board the Shinkansen," External 1

November 12, 2016 12:53 AM India, Japan sign civilian nuclear accord

TOKYO: Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord on Friday, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to atomic energy to sustain its rapid economic growth. It was the first time Japan, the only country to have suffered a nuclear attack, had concluded such a pact with a country 2

November 11, 2016 2:44 PM India signs controversial civil nuclear deal with Japan to export atomic technology

Japan and India signed a controversial civil nuclear deal on Friday that will allow Japanese companies to export atomic technology to the South Asian state as the two countries deepen economic and security ties. The pact signed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi is Japan's first with a nation that has not signed 4

July 11, 2016 6:07 PM Cristiano Ronaldo Dominated The Euro 2016 Final Without Even Playing

Eventually, as the days become months and months become years after yesterday’s Euro 2016 final, where Portugal bested France in extra time, no one will remember that it was the poorly played—though passionate—conclusion to a tournament that itself was stuffed with teams that played like our endearing though unlovable champions: more obsessed with clogging 11 1