Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has vowed to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control "as soon as possible", while reiterating his determination to host the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games this year.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has spoken of his desire to hold talks with senior North Korean officials at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as he seeks a diplomatic settlement over the abduction of his country’s citizens.
Japan and China have pledged to support preparations for the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangwon in South Korea.
A Kyodo News survey has found around 80 per cent of Japanese people want this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo to be cancelled or postponed.
Japan has postponed the tour of the Torches for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games after the country entered a state of emergency due to rising COVID-19 cases.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other prefectures in an attempt to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
Tokyo has reported a record daily number of coronavirus cases as Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears set to announce a state of emergency in several areas of the country tomorrow.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is poised to make a decision on whether or not to implement a new state of emergency in Tokyo on Thursday (January 7), as calls for him to take action against rising coronavirus infection rates grow.
Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures have asked the Japanese Government to declare a state of emergency as coronavirus cases escalate in the Olympic and Paralympic host city.
"Who is the greatest Olympian?" is a topic that sports fans have debated for decades, and they will continue to do so for as long as the Games are contested.
COVID-19 vaccinations could be rolled out in Japan as early as four months before the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Japanese Government officials.
The Japanese Government will reportedly cover the costs of coronavirus countermeasures in towns hosting athletes prior to next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A six-team tournament was held to celebrate the opening of the first wheelchair softball facility in Japan.
Japan is to launch a health monitoring centre in March that will track visitors before and during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japan women’s rugby sevens team manager Akane Kagawa wants her players to follow seven golden rules in pursuit of success at Tokyo 2020.