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Two of shogi's most formidable young talents are pitted against each other in the highly anticipated Eioh-sen Shogi Championship to be held in Nagoya on April 7.

A young female bank employee in her third year at Mizuho Bank's Kobe branch, Naho Takahara, 24, is setting her sights on a solo transatlantic yacht race.

An Aussie man who slid down a snowy mountain was captured on video experiencing a terrifying 40-second slide down a steep slope in Niigata.

Kimie Bessho, a legend in wheelchair table tennis, continues her relentless pursuit of strength, undeterred by the challenges life has thrown her way.

The Grand Sumo Yokozuna Deliberation Council convened, and Chairman Masayuki Yamauchi reflected on the spring tournament, where the performance of young wrestlers like Tsunofuji, who achieved the first championship as a new top-division wrestler in 110 years, stood out, saying, "The future of sumo is becoming very bright."

American media outlets have reported that the university which Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, claimed to have graduated from, has no record of his attendance.

Shuzo Matsuoka, an instructor who teaches "Radio Calisthenics" to 35,000 people annually, meets with Yuga Uehara, affectionately known as "Radio Sis," a devoted promoter of radio calisthenics.

During his farewell press conference on March 23, outgoing Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima addressed the cancellation of the men's soccer World Cup Asian second-round qualifier between Japan and North Korea, which was scheduled for March 26.