Ohtani's powerful swing produced "the hardest-hit ball in the majors so far this season," the Los Angeles Daily News reported.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto said organizers are determined to host a successful Olympic Games without wasting any time for preparations.
"Here in Japan, it's kind of a social link to play golf. You play with the owners, with the trainers, with the jockeys," Lemaire said.
Sodashi, the daughter of Kurofune, began her five-race winning streak at the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies in December.
The two-time Olympic hammer throw medalist will undergo a stem cell transplant as part of his medical treatment.
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North Korea, which boycotted the 1988 Seoul Games, became the first nation to announce it will skip the upcoming Olympics amidst the global pandemic.
The 17-year-old Okayama Prefecture native became the first Asian to capture a title at the home of the Masters.
The 20-year-old won the women's 100-meter butterfly final at the Japan Swimming Championships. Ikee earned a spot on the 4x100-medley relay team.
The AlphaTauri driver passed Lance Stroll on the final lap to earn points at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
Ichiro played a pivotal role in the Seattle Mariners' come-from-behind victory in his first MLB game on April 2, 2001.
“Without support from my fans, I would not have made a comeback here, so please continue to support me," Spring Basho winner Terunofuji said.