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Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan’s Naomi Osaka says she wants to spread awareness about racial injustice after the former U.S. Open champion walked onto court [more…]

Osaka allays injury fears in three-set win over Doi

Osaka allays injury fears in three-set win over Doi

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan’s Naomi Osaka showed no signs of discomfort from the injury that forced her to miss a final on Saturday but [more…]

Osaka fires back at social media troll after Melbourne win

Osaka fires back at social media troll after Melbourne win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Defending champion Naomi Osaka fired back at a social media user who jeered her arrival on court before her 6-2 6-4 victory [more…]

Osaka appoints Belgian Fissette as coach: Kyodo

Osaka appoints Belgian Fissette as coach: Kyodo

Published 15/12/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two-time grand slam winner Naomi Osaka has appointed Belgian Wim Fissette as coach, Kyodo news agency on Sunday quoted the Japanese player’s [more…]

Osaka laughs off ‘too sunburned’ comment with plug for sponsor’s sunscreen

Osaka laughs off ‘too sunburned’ comment with plug for sponsor’s sunscreen

Published 30/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka has laughed off comments by a Japanese comedy duo who said she was “too sunburned” and “needed [more…]

BOJ Osaka branch head: External demand to rebound from soft patch

BOJ Osaka branch head: External demand to rebound from soft patch

Published 08/07/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - External demand is likely to rebound from its current soft patch in the latter half of this year, a senior Bank of [more…]

Foreign casino operators go all in as they vie for Osaka license

Foreign casino operators go all in as they vie for Osaka license

Published 20/08/2018

OSAKA (Reuters) - In late July, a lavish fireworks display lit up Osaka’s skies in the finale to one of Japan’s most famous festivals, courtesy [more…]

Osaka warns she`s just getting started after beating Kerber

Osaka warns she`s just getting started after beating Kerber

Published 29/08/2017

Naomi Osaka ruthlessly tossed aside defending U.S. Open champion Angelique Kerber in the first round on Tuesday, but she warned that she was just getting started at Flushing Meadows, where she used to practice. [more…]