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.
Japan will play Chinese Taipei in the gold medal game of the Asian Baseball Championship in Taiwan.
Japan's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa tomorrow is set to smash broadcasting records, thanks to a nation's obsession with the Brave Blossoms.
Japan thrashed China 11-1 in the super round of the Asian Baseball Championship in Taiwan.
Japan wowed the home crowd as they saw off a spirited British effort to set up a World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge semi-final against Australia in Tokyo.
Japan's wheelchair rugby team have been inspired by their nation's Rugby World Cup endeavours, as they gear up for the World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge, starting in Tokyo tomorrow.
Scotland were sent crashing out of the 2019 Rugby World Cup as hosts Japan won a thrilling Pool A clash to book their place in the quarter-finals in Yokohama.
Reigning champions Japan are set to begin their title defence against Chinese Taipei as the 2019 Asian Baseball Championship begins in Taichung tomorrow, with the finalists being guaranteed a place at the final 2020 Olympic Qualifying tournament in March.
Tennis ace Naomi Osaka is to confirm her Japanese citizenship in order to represent the host nation at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World Rugby has cancelled two Rugby World Cup fixtures this weekend, as Japan prepares to be hit by a violent typhoon.