Japanese teqball rising star Sugawara Kanae is aiming to become world champion in the sport to encourage women across her home nation to participate in the future.
Japanese Para-badminton player Daiki Kajiwara has admitted he may struggle to stay motivated for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after the event was postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan’s London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Risa Shinnabe has announced her retirement from volleyball at the age of 29.
Japan has dropped out of the race to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, leaving the joint bid from Australia and New Zealand poised to be successful.
Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) season will begin tomorrow with new rules and restrictions, following a three-month delay because of COVID-19.
Kenki Fukuoka, one of the stars of Japan's run to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, has abandoned his plans to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari has paid tribute to former administrator Masatake Matsuda of Japan following his death at the age of 84.
Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) appears set to begin its season on June 19, almost three months to the day when it was supposed to start.
Japan's Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura has said the coronavirus state of emergency will be lifted in Tokyo tomorrow, with 14 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Japanese capital today.
Two Japanese karatekas are set to be forced to rebook their places at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics after the World Karate Federation (WKF) revised its qualification process for the Games.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe will decide on Monday whether to completely take the country out of a state of emergency as the number of coronavirus cases decline.
Japan’s famed National High School Baseball Championships will not be held for the first time since the Second World War due to the coronavirus crisis.
The All Japan Judo Federation (AJJF) has decided to remain with its current team for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Japan appears set to approve the use of testing kits which claim to be able to detect COVID-19 antigens within 30 minutes as the host nation for the next Olympic and Paralympic Games seeks to improve a testing regime it has been criticised over.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari says he is "confident" an agreement will be reached with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the top league in Japan to be suspended during the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics.