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U.S. experience, Europe dominance mark out Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minnesota Home advantage for an experienced United States line-up versus European dominance -- just one of many compelling matchups to savor in next week's Ryder Cup between two star-studded teams at Hazeltine National.

Goeido makes history with unbeaten record in tournament win

Goeido became the first "kadoban" ozeki in sumo history to win an Emperor's Cup with an unblemished record after he registered his 15th victory by defeating fellow ozeki Kotoshogiku at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.

Nagoya, Aichi prefecture to host 2026 Asian Games

Japan will host the Asian Games for the third time in 2026 after Aichi prefecture and its capital Nagoya were confirmed as the venue for the multi-sport event by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on Sunday.

Wozniacki downs Osaka to win Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki continued her revival by brushing aside Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-5 6-3 on Sunday to win the Pan Pacific Open for the second time and secure her first title of the year.

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Kerry's ceaseless diplomacy faces sternest test on Syria

After last week's bombing of a U.N. aid convoy in Syria dealt a death blow to a ceasefire deal in which he had invested all his diplomatic capital with Russia, the U.S. Secretary of State tossed aside a page of notes and looked at Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov across the horseshoe-shaped table in the U.N. Security Council.