February 05, 2013
In October, a month after a report was filed about beatings and harassment by a national team coach, female judoka held a meeting that included an athlete who was a victim of...
September 08, 2012
Tokyo Skytree lit up the night sky on Sept. 7 in rainbow colors to promote the capital city's bid for hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics.
May 27, 2012
IMG is a major American sports management company, representing tennis stars such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Japan's own ace, Kei Nishikori. What...
February 12, 2012
Dwarfed by a 10-meter wave, Japanese pro surfer Masatoshi Ohno glides down the sheer wall of water and enters its rolling tube.
January 28, 2012
This is Part 4 of a five-part series on the role of sports in the lives of Japanese people. It is based on a recent survey conducted by The Asahi Shimbun.
January 25, 2012
This is Part 1 of a five-part series on the role of sports in the lives of Japanese people. It is based on a recent survey conducted by The Asahi Shimbun.
October 28, 2011
BEIJING--Japan's historic win in soccer's 2011 Women's World Cup left many in China scratching their heads.
August 06, 2011
MINAMI-SOMA, Fukushima Prefecture--Two brothers from disaster-stricken Minami-Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, will be competing at the all-Japan prefectural junior high school sumo ...
July 16, 2011
Tokyo made it official July 16, with Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda announcing at a reception for local and international sports officials that the...
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