Host-nation Japan looks set for by far its strongest-ever showing at a Summer Olympics if Tokyo 2020 is able to proceed as rescheduled in July and August.
Hideki Matsuyama held his nerve to win The Masters by a single shot and become the first Japanese man to win a golf major.
The Japanese women's wrestling team has withdrawn from the upcoming Asian Championships due to suspected contact with someone infected with COVID-19.
Organisers of the 2026 Asian Games in Aichi and Nagoya have released a series of videos to mark 2,000 days until the event.
Japan is to receive 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by June - one month before the Olympic Games get underway in Tokyo.
Former junior world number one Shintaro Mochizuki featured for Japan in the country's comprehensive win against Pakistan in World Group I of the Davis Cup.
The Japan Softball Association (JSA) is set to announce its final Olympic roster on March 23, following the completion of a training camp in Okinawa.
Former junior world number one Shintaro Mochizuki is set to make his Davis Cup debut as Japan face Pakistan in the World Group I at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad.
Para Football co-founder Sam Turner has described the Japan Inclusive Football Federation (JIFF) as a "real role model" after it pledged to support the new foundation's efforts.
Athletes could be permitted to enter Japan when the current state of emergency is lifted next month, it has been reported.
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have published a media guidebook as part of its efforts to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Japanese Paralympic sporting groups have reportedly expressed concern that the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games may help to spread coronavirus.
The Japanese women's football team are set to conclude their group stage campaign at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the region devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Japanese sumo star Tokitsuumi Masahiro has been ordered to retire after breaking coronavirus rules for the second time.
Japan's Vaccine Minister has conceded the country's rollout will be delayed as it will have a "very limited" supply until April.