Horse Racing/ 22 hours ago
Yuga Kawada Rides Ushba Tesoro to Victory in the Dubai World Cup
Ushba Tesoro became the first Japanese thoroughbred to win the prestigious international race since Sunday Silence descendant Victoire Pisa in 2011.
Sumo/ 1 day ago
Kiribayama Defeats Daieisho in Playoff to Capture First Emperor's Cup
Mongolian grappler Kiribayama posted back-to-back victories on the final day of the Spring Basho to deny Daieisho his second championship.
Features/ 1 day ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Hideki Matsuyama Exits Tourney with Neck Pain
A year ago, Hideki Matsuyama also pulled out of a tournament just weeks before the start of the Masters when he...
Figure Skating/ 2 days ago
Shoma Uno Wins Second Straight World Title Despite Free Skate Struggles
Although he wasn't at his best, Shoma Uno showed the heart of a champion, finding a way to win. His strong...
Sumo/ 2 days ago
Daieisho Moves Closer to Claiming Second Emperor's Cup at the Spring Basho
The komusubi grappler ended the Spring Basho title hopes of rank-and-filer Midorifuji, who lost for the fourth day in a row.
Baseball/ 3 days ago
EDITORIAL | World Baseball Classic Reminds Japan of the Pure Joy Baseball Can Deliver
The games at the 2023 World Baseball Classic were of such high caliber that they conveyed the inherent joy of baseball...
Figure Skating/ 3 days ago
Kaori Sakamoto Makes History by Winning Second Consecutive World Title
Although Kaori Sakamoto didn't have her best outing, it was still good enough to win the gold and become the first...
Sumo/ 3 days ago
Daieisho Takes Over the Sole Lead with Two Days Left in the Spring Basho
The komusubi grappler pulled ahead of Midorifuji, who lost for the third straight time to drop out of the Spring Basho...
Tennis/ 4 days ago
EDITORIAL | National Inspiration Shingo Kunieda Receives People's Honor Award
Shingo Kunieda said that he wanted people to 'feel the infinite possibilities of human beings' through his games and also 'see...
Figure Skating/ 4 days ago
Shoma Uno Opens World Title Defense with Outstanding Short Program
A three-time Olympic medalist, Shoma Uno displayed technical aptitude and fantastic expression as he seeks to win consecutive world titles.