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A two-year-old boy has hit the big time, not only captivating audiences with his batting skills but also his remarkable pitching talent.

Japan's national soccer team faced off against Indonesia in their third match of the Asian Cup group stage, securing a 3-1 victory. With two wins and one loss, Japan finished second in Group D, thus advancing to the knockout stage of the tournament.

Professional boxer Tenshin Nasukawa achieved his first technical knockout victory in a boxing match against world-ranked Luis Robles of Mexico on Tuesday night in Osaka.

The J1 League, Japan's top level of professional soccer, has announced the schedule and venues for its opening matches, with the new season kicking off on the 23rd of February at Hiroshima's new stadium where Sanfrecce Hiroshima will face Urawa Reds.

The Kentucky Derby remains one of the most significant horse races on the international calendar, and therefore it is little surprise that there have been no shortage of international challengers look to land success in the massive Triple Crown race throughout history.

In India, cricket is a way of life as much as a sport. It is hardly surprising that, when it comes to sports betting in the nation, cricket has taken center stage. (newsonjapan.com)

In the Asian Cup football tournament in Qatar, Japan faced defeat in their second group stage match, losing 1-2 to Iraq.

Mired by confusion and suspicions, the Japan Clay Shooting Association will hold a general meeting to discuss the potential dismissal of all directors over suspicions of inappropriate use of funds solicited from corporate sponsors.