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Nike anti-racism ad sparks big response...

Nike anti-racism ad sparks big response...

East Asia

Wed, Dec 2 2020

It had been liked more than 50,000 times, but also disliked by over 30,000 viewers

Osaka withdraws from French Open with...

Osaka withdraws from French Open

Tennis

Fri, Sep 18 2020

Japan's Osaka made the announcement just days after lifting her third major title behind closed doors...

Osaka climbs to No.3, Azarenka returns...

Osaka climbs to No.3

Tennis

Mon, Sep 14 2020

The 22-year-old Osaka, who beat Azarenka in a thrilling final on Saturday for her second Grand Slam title...

Osaka's third Grand Slam, anti-racism...

Osaka's third Grand Slam, anti-racism...

Tennis

Sun, Sep 13 2020

Public broadcaster NHK broke into its regular news programme to flash the news of the 22-year-old's...

Osaka beats Azarenka to win US Open...

Osaka beats Azarenka to win US

Tennis

Sun, Sep 13 2020

Osaka, the fourth seed, overcame her unseeded opponent Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 inside a near-empty Arthur...

Serena falls to Azarenka in US Open...

Serena falls to Azarenka in US Open...

Tennis

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Belarusian Azarenka will play Japan's Naomi Osaka in her third final at Flushing Meadows on Saturday,...

Osaka outlasts Brady to reach US Open...

Osaka outlasts Brady to reach US Open...

Tennis

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Fourth seed Osaka, who won the first of two consecutive Grand Slam titles two years ago in New York,...

Osaka, Zverev into US Open last...

Osaka, Zverev into US Open last...

Tennis

Wed, Sep 9 2020

22-year-old Osaka required just 1hr 20 min inside an empty Arthur Ashe Stadium to defeat the 27-year-old...

US Open Highlights: Djokovic through...

Djokovic through as Pliskova crashes...

Tennis

Thu, Sep 3 2020

Novak Djokovic brushed aside Briton Kyle Edmund 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 6-2 after a slow start to improve his...

NBA walkout sparks historic US sport...

NBA walkout sparks US sport boycott...

Other Sports

Thu, Aug 27 2020

At an emergency meeting of NBA teams in Florida late Wednesday, the crisis threatened to put the entire...

Teenager Gauff ends Osaka's title defence...

Teenager Gauff ends Osaka's title...

Tennis

Fri, Jan 24 2020

Osaka was the third former Open winner to bow out of the draw after Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki,...

Osaka giving up US citizenship to play...

Osaka giving up US citizenship for...

Tennis

Thu, Oct 10 2019

The 21-year-old, born in Japan to a Haitian father and Japanese mother but raised in the United States,...

Osaka beats Barty to win China

Osaka beats Barty to win China

Tennis

Sun, Oct 6 2019

The Japanese two-time Grand Slam champion emerged victorious after 110 minutes in chilly Beijing, 3-6,...

Amazing Osaka thrashes tearful Gauff...

Osaka thrashes Gauff, Nadal coasts

Tennis

Sun, Sep 1 2019

World number one Osaka overpowered 15-year-old Gauff 6-3, 6-0 in 65 minutes to keep her title defense...

Federer, Serena breeze in USA

Federer, Serena breeze in USA

Sports

Sat, Aug 31 2019

Roger Federer routed Britain's 58th-ranked Dan Evans 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in only 80 minutes, blasting 48...

Gauff books date with US Open champ...

Gauff books date with Osaka

Tennis

Fri, Aug 30 2019

Three-time US Open champion Nadal advanced without striking a ball when injury-plagued Australian Thanasi...

Salah stars on cover of TIME 100

Salah stars on cover of TIME 100

Football

Thu, Apr 18 2019

Salah's global popularity surged last year when he enjoyed a breakthrough season with Liverpool,...

Osaka edges Kvitova to claim Australian...

Osaka claims Australian Open crown

Tennis

Sat, Jan 26 2019

It was a second successive Grand Slam title for the Japanese, after her U.S. Open triumph in September,...

Stephens and Bertens march on to Singapore...

Stephens and Bertens march on to Singapore...

Tennis

Fri, Oct 26 2018

Saturday's semi-finals will see Bertens take on White Group winner Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, before...

Bertens advances in Singapore after...

Bertens advances in Singapore

Tennis

Fri, Oct 26 2018

Elina Svitolina advanced to the semi-finals as White Group winner Thursday, the Ukrainian joined by big-hitting...

Resilient Kerber overcomes Osaka as...

Resilient Kerber overcomes Osaka as...

Tennis

Thu, Oct 25 2018

Kerber's victory evened up her record at 1-1 in round robin play as Osaka slumped to her second straight...