Yokohama Stadium is set to be as full as it has been for months as part of a three-day trial to test COVID-19 countermeasures ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Four-time world champion Daiya Seto has avoided a ban from competing at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games but has been suspended for the rest of the year for having an extra-marital affair.
The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) are to introduce measures aimed at preventing female athletes from being photographed in a sexualised manner when competing in their events.
More than 10,000 spectators attend baseball and football matches as Japan eases capacity restrictions
More than 5,000 spectators have been permitted to return to Nippon Professional Baseball and J-League matches after an easing of coronavirus restrictions in Japan.
Yoshihide Suga is poised to become the new Prime Minister of Japan after a landslide victory in the Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) Presidential elections today.
The economy of Japan, the next Olympic host, shrank even faster than initially estimated over the three months from April to June.
Japanese city Saitama is bidding to host the World Figure Skating Championships again in 2023.
So farewell then, Shinzō Abe.
You were one of the few Japanese Prime Ministers we Westerners could name,
But your departure makes it that much harder to imagine the 2020 Olympics taking place – in 2021
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu is to skip the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating season over coronavirus concerns.
Japanese Prime Minster Shinzō Abe has announced that he is to resign, citing ill health.
A survey of Japanese Para-sport organisations has reportedly found at least 20 per cent are facing a potential shortage of funds due to sponsors being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan's men's basketball head coach Julio Lamas has revealed he is hoping to arrange eight exhibition matches against strong sides from Europe and the Americas to prepare his team for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The economy of Japan, the next Olympic host, shrank for a third consecutive quarter over the three months from April to June.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) counterpart Yamashita Yasuhiro have held a conversation over steps being taken to stop abuse and harassment within Japanese sport.
Indonesia and Japan headlined the draw of this year's Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thomas and Uber Cup Finals.