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Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in landmark deal

TOKYO - The world's biggest automaker is driving...consecutive Olympics in Asia, including the 2020 Tokyo Games on Toyota's home turf.The International...Bach said after signing the agreement in Tokyo with Toyota president Akio Toyoda. "It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-13/toyota-signs-global-olym
Hideki Matsui, Derek Jeter team up for charity in Japan

TOKYO - Hideki Matsui went to bat for children affected by the 2011 earthquake and...stepped up to the plate and hit a towering homer over the right-field wall at Tokyo Dome, where he spent 10 seasons with the Yomiuri Giants before heading to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-21/hideki-matsui-derek-jete
Wayne Robinson

...wife of 14 years, Kay Robinson; three sons, Michael Thurman, Jacksonville, GA, Ricky Thurman, Evart, MI, Rodney Bush, Tokyo, Japan; three daughters, Kristina Newsham, Montgomery, AL, Anna Grace Robinson, Isabella Katrina Robinson, both of Bufford...

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Japan economy makes meek exit from recession

TOKYO - After stumbling out of recession last quarter, Japan's economy looks...expected," said Masamichi Adachi, an economist at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Tokyo. "I'm surprised consumption was so timid. We had expected it to accelerate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-16/japan-economy-makes-meek-e
Ex-Brave Brian McCann leads Yankees over Atlanta

...earthquake and tsunami in Japan.Participating in the game at Tokyo Dome on Sunday will be a group of student baseball players from...out the ceremonial first pitches at a preseason exhibition at Tokyo Dome between Matsui's old club, the Yomiuri Giants, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-18/ex-brave-brian-mccann-le
Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman to miss 2015 season after tearing ACL in left knee

...games against the Montreal Expos, who played a portion of their home schedule on the island.MLB has opened its season at Tokyo (2000, '04, '08 and '12), Monterrey, Mexico (1999), San Juan (2001) and Sydney (2014).Manfred envisions expanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-10/blue-jays-marcus-stroman
Toyota raises forecast after quarterly profit up on weak yen

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp., the world's No. 1 automaker, raised its earnings forecast Wednesday after third quarter profit jumped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-04/toyota-raises-forecast-aft
Honda adjusts North American output due to parts shortage

TOKYO - Honda Motor Co. will cut output at two North American factories from Feb...have to trim output, company spokeswoman Misato Fukushima said Friday in Tokyo headquarters.Production from Feb. 16 to Feb. 23 was already cut by 20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/honda-adjusts-north-americ
Honda Motor Co. CEO to step aside amid air bag defect scandal, sales decline

TOKYO - Honda Motor Co. ? hurt by falling sales and embroiled in a crisis over defective air bags ? is replacing its CEO.The Japanese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/honda-motor-co-ceo-step-as
FIFA president worried about racism in Russia before 2018 World Cup

...ensure the safety of visitors" to the World Cup. It followed Tokyo Sexwale, an adviser to FIFA's anti-racism task force...and we have to fight that."I just have a discussion with Tokyo Sex wale on this matter and we will have somewhere a meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fifa-president-worried-about-raci