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Christina Kim leads Lorena Ochoa Invitational

Christina Kim leads Lorena Ochoa Invitational

AP Wire Service MEXICO CITY (AP) — Christina Kim shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to increase her lead to five strokes in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

Lee Chong Wei fails doping test

Lee Chong Wei fails doping test

By Eileen Ng Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) —Badminton’s top-ranked player Lee Chong Wei has failed a doping test, a senior Malaysian sports official said Saturday.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/21, World News0 Comments

The Layup Drill — Baseball ends, boxing heats up, and marathoner spurns conformity

The Layup Drill — Baseball ends, boxing heats up, and marathoner spurns conformity

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s edition, we take a look at the end of baseball season, boxing stars at the crossroads, and a Japanese marathon runner that overcomes all odds. Ishikawa-Wong star in baseball’s postseason The World Series ended with another title for […]

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Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Who needs to golf when you can get $10 million? Would you take $10 million to never work again?  Sounds like an easy question.  But if you are 29-year-old golfer Anthony Kim, there might not be a straightforward answer.  

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Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

It’s never too late (or early)

It’s never too late (or early)

By Truc Allen Northwest Asian Weekly In my last article, I referenced Yuichiro Miura of Japan becoming the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest at 80 years old.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Retiring Li Na has “no regrets” about retiring

Retiring Li Na has “no regrets” about retiring

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying. It didn’t take long for the two-time Grand Slam champion to shed tears, again, […]

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/100 Comments

The Layup Drill — Nishikori, Team Philippines and South Korean Little Leaguers

The Layup Drill — Nishikori, Team Philippines and South Korean Little Leaguers

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Big US Open for Asian Athletes The U.S. Open had two major storylines for Asian tennis fans. First, Kei Nishikori made it to the U.S. Open men’s final. The 24-year-old Japanese tennis star made a remarkable run through the tournament. His play during the tournament in New York drew […]

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Posted in The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 39 | 9/20-9/260 Comments

Get out and breathe

Get out and breathe

By Truc Allen Northwest Asian Weekly My life has been a little lonely. Ever since I first put on a climbing harness, stepped into snow skis, got my first skateboard kickflip, or even my first whitewater combat roll, I’ve always been a little alone.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Medalist Seong rallies for match play win

Medalist Seong rallies for match play win

By Associated Press DUPONT, Wash. (AP) _ Medalist Eun Jeong Seong rallied from four strokes down to beat Samantha Gotcher on the first

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 31 | 7/26-8/10 Comments

LeBron James begins tour of China

LeBron James begins tour of China

By Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 31 | 7/26-8/11 Comment

The Layup Drill — Summer heats up with a lot of big news this month

The Layup Drill — Summer heats up with a lot of big news this month

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. It’s a packed edition with a no-hitter, golf prodigies, and we start with our favorite NBA player Jeremy Lin.

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Posted in The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 30 | 7/19-7/250 Comments

Cheng Ji first Chinese rider in Tour de France

Cheng Ji first Chinese rider in Tour de France

By Associated Press PARIS (AP) ­– Cheng Ji was the first Chinese rider to race in the Tour de France when he lined up for Team Giant-Shimano at the start July 5 in Leeds, England. Cheng was included June 25 on the team’s nine-rider lineup for the 101st edition of the Tour. He is a […]

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 29 | 7/12-7/180 Comments

Angry fans: ‘South Korean soccer is dead’

Angry fans: ‘South Korean soccer is dead’

By The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Disappointed South Korean fans have expressed their anger toward the national team as it made its return home following an early exit from the World Cup in Brazil.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 29 | 7/12-7/180 Comments

Michelle Wie wins the U.S. Women’s Open golf tourney

Michelle Wie wins the U.S. Women’s Open golf tourney

By Associated Press PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) – Michelle Wie finally delivered a performance worthy of the hype that has been heaped on her since she was a teenager. Wie bounced back from a late mistake at Pinehurst No. 2 to bury a 25-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole, sending the 24-year-old from Hawaii to […]

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/40 Comments

Nishikori “almost 100 percent” going into Wimbledon

Nishikori “almost 100 percent” going into Wimbledon

By Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori said he was “almost 100 percent perfect” health-wise heading into Wimbledon. The 10th-seeded Nishikori has been hampered by a hip problem that he says contributed to a first-round loss at the French Open. But the first Japanese man to be ranked in the top 10 says […]

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/40 Comments

China government executes 13 over terrorism, violent crimes

BEIJING (AP) – China executed 13 people on June 15 over terrorism and violent crimes in the far western region of Xinjiang, including three men accused in an attack that left at least 34 people dead, state media said.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

Russia draws 1-1 with South Korea in World Cup

Russia draws 1-1 with South Korea in World Cup

By Steve Douglas Associated Press CUIABA, Brazil (AP) – Blundering Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was bailed out by teammate Alexander Kerzhakov in a 1-1 draw with South Korea in the World Cup on June 17 that exposed both teams’ deficiencies. Akinfeev had already looked suspect in dealing with long-range shots before spilling Lee Keun-ho’s speculative […]

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

For Japan, attack is key to World Cup revival

For Japan, attack is key to World Cup revival

By Joji Sakurai Associated Press ITU, Brazil (AP) – Shinji Kagawa had a tormented, sleepless night after Japan was beaten by Ivory Coast under a torrential Brazilian downpour. He knows now that there’s only one way to get back into the World Cup: Attack. “We just have to go for it,” the Manchester United star […]

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

11-year-old golfer Lucy Li just wants to have fun

11-year-old golfer Lucy Li just wants to have fun

By Associated Press  PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) – With pigtails and plenty of giggles, Lucy Li just wants to have fun like any 11-year-old girl.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

Thai military to ‘return happiness’ with World Cup

By Thanyarat Doksone Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) – Thailand’s military junta, which promised to “return happiness to the people” after last month’s coup, asked regulatory officials to find a way to allow the country’s many soccer fans to watch the entire World Cup for free.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

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