The early qualifiers saw plenty of favourites safely through to the latter stages of the 1500 and 3000 metres relays at the International Skating Union World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Bormio.
IWBF publishes Japanese translations of rules and interpretations as Tokyo 2020 preparations continue
The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) has announced the Japanese translation of three official technical documents as the world governing body continues its preparations for this year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
England and Sri Lanka both took a step towards reaching the ninth-place playoff after coming out on top in their respective Plate League quarter-finals at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup in South Africa today.
Japan and South Korea won two gold medals each on the opening day of the International Judo Federation Tel Aviv Grand Prix.
A series of events have been held in Japan to familiarise potential fans with karate, as the sport prepares to make its Olympic bow this summer.
Defending champions India have qualified for the Super League quarter-finals at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup, after a stunning 10-wicket win over Japan in Bloemfontein today.
Japan remain the leading nation in men's and women's baseball following the release of the latest world rankings.
Norway edged out Japan in an extra end to clinch the mixed team curling gold medal at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Champéry.
The United States' women's team and Japanese men's side top the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) softball world rankings after the 2019 season.
Japan and the Netherlands continued their formidable start to the speed skating events at Lausanne 2020 by claiming their second gold medals at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in St Moritz.
Japan has named a record 72-strong team for this month's Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne which will include 43 women.
Quarrycrest Echo, with whom Piggy French helped Great Britain to the eventing team gold medal at last year's World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Tryon, has been sold to Japan.
The six remaining spots at the 2020 World Junior Curling Championships have been claimed, after the conclusion of medal games at the World Junior-B Curling Championships in Lohja.
Croatia, Montenegro, Japan and the United States all registered wins today, completing the quarter-final line-up at the International Swimming Federation World Men's Junior Water Polo Championships in Kuwait City.
The members of Japan's FIFA Women’s World Cup-winning squad from 2011 will open the domestic leg of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, the Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee announced today.