Japan’s men suffered defeat in their opening match at the Tokyo 2020 hockey test event at the newly-built Oi Hockey Stadium that will host the Olympic tournament next year.
United States will face Japan in the final of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Women's Under-19 Softball World Cup after they both claimed big wins in Irvine.
Japan continued their domination of women's wrestling events on day five of the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Junior Championships in Tallinn.
US inflict Japan's first defeat to move top of super-round standings at WBSC Under-19 Women's Softball World Cup
Hosts the United States claimed a 1-0 win over Japan today to maintain their unbeaten record and inflict a first defeat on their opponents at the Under-19 Women's Softball World Cup in Irvine.
Japan have almost secured their spot in the final of the Under-19 Women's Softball World Cup in Irvine after extending their unbeaten run in the super round to five matches with two more wins.
Japan's Sayaka Mizoe and Suzuka Hashimoto reached the main draw of the women's event as action began at the International Volleyball Federation Beach World Tour in Moscow.
Japan and US still undefeated after day one of super round at WBSC Under-19 Women's Softball World Cup
Japan and hosts the United States both remain undefeated after day one of super-round action at the Under-19 Women's Softball World Cup in Irvine.
United States among four qualifiers for super round after day two of WBSC Under-19 Women's Softball World Cup
Hosts the United States were among the four teams to secure their place in the super round as action continued today at the Under-19 Women's Softball World Cup in Irvine.
Escalating diplomatic row between South Korea and Japan hits curling tournament at Pyeongchang 2018 venue
An international curling event due to take place at the venue that hosted the sport during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games has been drawn into an escalating diplomatic dispute between Seoul and Tokyo.
A demonstration of an air-conditioning system using snow has been launched in front of Saitama Stadium, one of the football venues for next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Japan will take on hosts Chinese Taipei in the final of the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC) Under-12 Baseball World Cup after they sealed a thrilling 8-7 extra-inning victory against South Korea in Taiwan.
Hosts Chinese Taipei continue winning form as storm affects schedule at WBSC Under-12 Baseball World Cup
Hosts Chinese Taipei comfortably defeated Mexico today to edge closer to booking their place in the final of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-12 Baseball World Cup in Taiwan.
The designs of two JPY¥500 (£3.86/$4.68/€4.22) commemorative coins celebrating next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been selected.
Japan beat Venezuela today to make a winning start to the super round at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-12 Baseball World Cup in Taiwan.
South Korea has made an official complaint after a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay map included disputed islands as Japanese territory.