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Stories with place: Osaka
  • Hiroshima takes over J-League lead with 1-0 win 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:08 am
  • HIROSHIMA, Japan - Kazuhiko Chiba scored in the 81st minute on Saturday as Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat FC Tokyo 1-0 to move into first place in the J-League standings.

  • Japan's biggest slum not on maps or in film fest 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 4:20 am
  • OSAKA, Japan - Japan's biggest slum is visible just blocks from bustling restaurants and shops in Osaka, the country's second-largest city. But it cannot be found on official maps.

  • Japanese teams struggling in AFC Champions League 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 3:56 am
  • SEOUL - Japan's football league is generally regarded as the best in Asia, but as its clubs struggle to prove their superiority against regional rivals in the Asian Champions League, that title could be under threat.