Today In Sports History for August 30

...jump record with a leap of 29 feet, 4½ inches, two inches beyond the record, in the World Track and Field Championships in Tokyo. The leap also ends Carl Lewis' 10-year, 65-meet winning streak.2001 - Ashley Martin becomes the first woman to play...
Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-0 for spot in US title game at LLWS

...Thursday. The winner of that game faces Tokyo on Saturday for the International championship...back-to-back homers in the top of the eighth, but Tokyo pulled it out with a pair of doubles...29International ChampionshipGame 27 - Tokyo, Japan vs. Game 25 winner, 12:30 p...
Little League World Series news

...Dominican Republic; EUROPE & AFRICA, Kampala, Uganda; JAPAN, Tokyo; LATIN AMERICA, Barquisimeto, Venezuela; MEXICO, Mexicali...eliminatedWednesday, Aug. 26Game 23 - Barquisimento vs. Tokyo, 4 p.m.Game 24 - Pearland vs. Lewisberry, 8 p.m.Thursday...
Bowling Green, Kentucky, stays alive in LLWS

...California; Mexicali Baja California, Mexico, will play Tokyo; and Kampala, Uganda, will face Barquisimento, Venezuela...Bonita, 3 p.m.Game 15 - Mexicali Baja California vs. Tokyo, 5 p.m.Game 16 - Taylors vs. Lewisberry, 7 p.m.MONDAY...
2015 Little League World Series Glance

...White Rock, B.C.; CARIBBEAN, Santiago de los Caballero, Dominican Republic; EUROPE & AFRICA, Kampala, Uganda; JAPAN, Tokyo; LATIN AMERICA, Barquisimeto, Venezuela; MEXICO, Mexicali Baja CaliforniaDouble EliminationThursday, Aug. 20Game 1...
Iwakuma tosses no-hitter in Mariners' win over Orioles

...3-0 victory on Wednesday.Talented but often injured since arriving from Japan in 2012, the 34-year-old native of Tokyo didn't overpower the Orioles.That's not his style.Instead, Iwakuma smartly used a biting splitter and precise control...
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In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...workouts, plus as an emergency shelter for times when a jetliner has to stop in Cold Bay, as happened with a Delta flight from Tokyo a few years ago, Paige Kremer said.For her, sending her son to boarding school means letting go four years early."We're...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 9

...Unified Team holding a 112-108 lead in medals over the United States, the closest race since America won 90-86 in 1964 at Tokyo.1995 - John Godina becomes the first American to win the shot put event at the world championships with a toss of 70 feet...
Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

...linked to higher rates of cancer and other radiation-related diseases among the survivors.___Yamaguchi reported from Tokyo.___This story has been corrected to show the minute of silence was at 8:15 a.m., not 8:30 a.m.
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Cooling fan failure suspected in Aleutians emergency landing

...commercial carriers are unusual for the island, but they are not unheard of.In July 2010, an American Airlines jet traveling from Dallas-Fort Worth to Tokyo made an emergency landing at Shemya after a fire warning light malfunctioned.


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