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Wawrinka and Tsonga humbled in Japan

TOKYO - Tatsuma Ito and Michal Przysiezny claimed the biggest wins of their careers at the Japan Open on Tuesday when the local wildcard knocked out top seed Stan Wawrinka and the Polish qualifier saved match points to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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Rugby-Japan boss Jones wants White to return consultancy help 12:58pm BST

TOKYO, Sept 30 - Japan boss Eddie Jones is open to employing World Cup-winning coach Jake White on a consultancy basis if the Asian Five Nations winners can afford the South African.

Sumitomo Corp shares slump most in 18 years after profit forecast slashed 11:10am BST

TOKYO - Sumitomo Corp shares slumped the most in 18 years after Japan's fifth-biggest trading house by sales slashed its annual profit forecast by 96 percent due to massive losses on a U.S. shale project and sharp declines in iron ore and coal prices.

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SoftBank considers stake in Legendary Pictures: report 10:26am BST

TOKYO - Japan's SoftBank Corp has been in talks to take a minority stake in privately held movie studio Legendary Pictures, entertainment trade publication The Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday.

SoftBank considers stake in Legendary Pictures -report 10:05am BST

TOKYO, Sept 30 - Japan's SoftBank Corp has been in talks to take a minority stake in privately held movie studio Legendary Pictures, entertainment trade publication The Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday.

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SoftBank, DreamWorks Animation talks have cooled: sources 9:56am BST

- SoftBank Corp's talks to acquire Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc have cooled, a SoftBank source and banking sources in Japan said.