Top seeds Japan needed a late comeback to defeat Venezuela, as they began their World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 campaign with victory in Taichung.
Hosts China and South Korea recorded two victories to continue their unbeaten starts to the men's event at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Shenzhen.
Defending champions South Korea, hosts China and Japan are locked in a three-way tie for the lead in the women's competition at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Shenzhen.
Hosts China and South Korea each recorded two victories to maintain their 100 per cent starts to the men's tournament at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Shenzhen.
Defending champions Japan and hosts China claimed victory in their opening matches in the men's tournament at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Shenzhen.
Japan could introduce upgraded missile defence systems in Tokyo ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to the country’s Defence Ministry.
Cuba's Milaimys de la Caridad Marin Potrille was the only non-Japanese gold medallist, as women's competition concluded at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Under-23 World Championships in Budapest.
The All Japan Taekwondo Association (AJTA) board has resigned on mass amid a dispute with athletes over training.
Japan sealed a hat-trick of gold medals in the women's freestyle events at the United World Wrestling Under-23 World Championships in Budapest.
Japan beat Russia in the final of the mixed team event as action concluded today at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Junior Championships in Marrakech.
Chinese Taipei narrowly defeated Japan in the gold-medal match of the Asian Baseball Championships in Taiwan.
South Africa brought Japan's glorious run at the Rugby World Cup to an end with a 26-3 win at the quarter-final stage.
Australia edged past Japan to reach the final of the World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge in Tokyo.
Rinoko Wada successfully defended her women's under-78 kilograms title, as all four gold medals went Japan's way at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Junior Championships in Marrakech today.