Only one 3x3 team from Japan will automatically secure a place at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo after the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) confirmed the qualification criteria.
In a bad-tempered Pool C clash at Tokyo Stadium, England became the first team to make the quarter-finals at the Japan Rugby World Cup, defeating Argentina 39-10.
Japan claimed a three-point victory over China to clinch their fourth consecutive International Basketball Federation Women's Asia Cup title in Bangalore.
China set up a gold-medal clash with defending champions Japan at the International Basketball Association (FIBA) Asia Cup in Bangalore.
China edged out Australia with a one-point victory to progress to the semi-finals of the International Basketball Federation Women's Asia Cup in Bangalore.
An agreement has been signed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Japanese Government to continue the country's support for the regional umbrella organisation in Asia.
Defending champions Japan eased to victory over Chinese Taipei to continue their strong start to the International Basketball Federation Women's Asia Cup in India.
Fiji coach John McKee hopes their Rugby World Cup match in Kamaishi will mark an important moment in the city's recovery from the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
Japan collected five gold medals as the Karate 1-Series A competition in Santiago concluded with finals day.
A group of 32 Japanese people who are hoping to be translators for South American athletes and officials at Tokyo 2020 have visited the Colombian Olympic Committee (COC).
Japan qualified for five finals on day two of the Karate 1-Series A competition in Santiago.
The ninth edition of the Rugby World Cup starts tomorrow in Japan, with organisers promising a glittering Opening Ceremony followed by the host nation's opening fixture against Russia.
World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont is confident that the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be one of the great editions on every level, with more than 96 per cent of tickets for the event now sold.
Japanese Government Minister Kazuyoshi Akaba has called for increased collaboration between central and local authorities to help prepare for potential natural disasters.
The first Marathon Grand Championship (MGC) starts tomorrow, with the incentive of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games spots up for grabs.