The IOC’s Coordination Commission has praised Tokyo’s early preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics, highlighting the financial planning and diversity of local organisers after a three-day visit to
Japanese Paralympic skier Takeshi Suzuki has turned a dark anniversary into a day of glory as he won a gold medal in Sochi, 17 years to the day he lost his legs.
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.
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
Chinese ships were in disputed waters on Friday, Japan’s coastguard said, a week after Beijing said talks were possible if Tokyo was prepared to acknowledge the existence of a disagreement.