Category: Japan

Japan takes Group A lead after downing Mexico with early burst

Saitama – An early burst of scoring gave Japan an emphatic 2-1 victory over Mexico in the Tokyo 2020 men’s…

Day 2 recap: From skateboarding to judo, Japan brings home the gold

Japanese judoka Uta Abe triumphed in the women’s 52 kg category in Tokyo on Sunday, hours before her brother, Hifumi,…

Kei Nishikori opens Games with a win and says he aims to ‘bring better news’

Japan’s Kei Nishikori pledged to win as many matches as possible at the Tokyo Olympics to brighten the sombre mood…

A homecoming for U.S. Olympic swimmer Jay Litherland

When swimmer Jay Litherland traveled to Japan with the rest of Team USA, it was not just to come to…

Japan’s gold rush continues with judoka Uta Abe

Judoka Uta Abe won gold in the women’s under-52 kilogram weight class on Sunday at Nippon Budokan, earning Japan’s third…

U.S. to stress need for ‘guard rails’ in deputy secretary of state’s talks in China

Washington/Beijing – U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will tell China in upcoming talks that while Washington welcomes competition,…

Austrian Kiesenhofer trumps Dutch for Olympic road race gold

Austrian mathematician Anna Kiesenhofer upstaged a heralded Dutch quartet to win a shock gold in the women’s Olympic road race…

Japan beats Canada to book softball final clash against U.S.

Yokohama – Defending champion Japan booked its spot in the Olympic softball gold medal game against the United States with…

Tokyo 2020: Live updates – The Japan Times

It looks like you’re using an ad blocker. To enjoy our content, please include The Japan Times on your ad-blocker’s…

Tokyo reports 1,763 new COVID-19 cases, most ever for a Sunday

Tokyo confirmed 1,763 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the most ever for a Sunday as the nation struggles to contain…