A snow storm hit Japan on Friday, disrupting rail and road travel, grounding more than 100 flights and adding to the piles left behind by an earlier blanketing.
Hiroo Onoda, the last Japanese imperial soldier to emerge from hiding and surrender after World War II, has died. He was 91. Onoda died Thursday at a Tokyo hospital.
Tokyo’s governor, one of the main faces of the mega-city’s successful bid to host the 2020 Olympics, resigned on Thursday after admitting he was naive for accepting an undeclared $500,000 from a hospital tycoon.
Liborio Solis, stripped of his WBA super-flyweight champion belt overnight for being overweight, beat IBF holder Daiki Kameda on a split decision in what would have been a unification title bout in Os
The United States is “deeply concerned” about China’s new air zone, Vice President Joe Biden said before meetings Tuesday with Japanese leaders eager to shore up US support in their bitter tussle with Beijing.
Prime minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that Japan is open to receiving overseas help to contain widening radioactive water leaks at the crippled nuclear plant in Fukushima, with leaks and mishaps reported almost daily.
Former champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashed out of the Japan Open in the second round on Wednesday, ambushed 6-4, 7-6 by Croatia’s Ivan Dodig in the tournament’s first major upset.
Chinese ships sailed into Tokyo-controlled waters on Tuesday as Beijing celebrated its national day and as Japan and the United States prepare for talks on their defence pact.
Petra Kvitova ended the run of a resurgent Venus Williams at the Pan Pacific Open on Friday, winning a high-octane shootout 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 to reach the final of the $2.3 million event, where she will f
Venus sets up Kvitova date