Great Britain beat Japan today to make a successful start to the defence of their title at the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Women’s Under-25 World Championships in Suphanburi.
The United States made it two wins out of two in Pool Two after outplaying Japan in their International Volleyball Federation Women's Nations League match in Ruse in Bulgaria.
Competition favourites Japan narrowly beat Russia 3-2 in their opening match at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sudirman Cup in Nanning.
Japan’s men’s world champion Kento Momota will lead his nation in pursuit of their first victory in the world mixed team championship as the Badminton World Federation Sudirman Cup starts at Nanning in China tomorrow.
Japan defeated China in the final of the Women's Softball Asia Cup in Jakarta to claim their fifth successive title.
The accession of Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo will continue a strong Olympic tradition in the Japanese royal family.
Japan took gold in the team free event in front of a home crowd at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Artistic Swimming World Series.
North Korea's Pak Yong-mi retained her women's 53 kilograms title with victory over Japan's Maya Mukaida at the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an in China.
Japan top the team standings after claiming three of the five gold medals available on the opening day of women’s competition at the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an in China.
Japan will stage the World Para Athletics Championships for the first time after Kobe was awarded the hosting rights for the 2021 event.
Japan won gold medals in the male and female kata finals at the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1-Premier League in Rabat.
The United States claimed a fourth International Skating Union World Team Trophy today, finishing 13 points clear of defending champions Japan in Fukuoka, with Russia claiming bronze.
Russia secure men's and women's junior team foil double at Junior and Cadets World Fencing Championships
Russia claimed the men’s and women’s junior team foil gold medals on a day dominated by the country at the Junior and Cadets World Fencing Championships in the Polish city of Toruń.
Hosts Japan will begin their title defence of the International Skating Union (ISU) World Team Trophy which is due to begin tomorrow in Fukuoka.
Czech Republic earned their place in the International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship quarter-finals after making it three regulation-time wins out of three with victory over Japan in Espoo today.