TOKYO Residents of Japan will be able to apply for tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from May 9, the organising committee said on Thursday.
KITAKYUSHU, Japan Three school children, trudging away from baseball practice in the southern Japanese city of Kitakyushu, turn and cheer as a local bus drives past.
TOKYO Next year's men's and women’s Olympic marathons will start at 6 a.m. local time to try to avoid the worst of Tokyo's blazing summer heat, organizers said on Tuesday.
TOKYO, April 16 Next year's men's and women’s Olympic marathons will start at 6 a.m. local time to try to avoid the worst of Tokyo's blazing summer heat, organisers said on Tuesday.
SAPPORO, Japan Japan captain Michael Leitch has accused some top tier nations of wanting to keep high level rugby to themselves after the Sunwolves, Japan's representatives in Super Rugby, were told they would be cut from the elite competition after the 2020 season.
SAPPORO, Japan Australia's most capped player George Gregan has backed the Wallabies to surprise a few people at this year's Rugby World Cup if they can overcome the inconsistencies that have plagued them for the last three years.
KOBE, Japan David Villa is happy to chat about many things -- the various leagues he has played in, his family, how travel broadens the mind and even beef -- but when the question of retirement comes up, it draws only a wry smile to his face.
KOBE, Japan Lionel Messi is the best player ever and Barcelona owe their success to their evolution to a more direct style from a possession-based passing game, the club's former player David Villa has said.
TOKYO The decision to sack Australia attack coach Stephen Larkham in February was a tough one but it was a choice that had to be made if the Wallabies are to have a shot at winning this year's Rugby World Cup, head coach Michael Cheika has said.
KITAKYUSHU, Japan Wales, charged with confidence following their Grand Slam triumph, will be arriving in Japan later this year with the sole aim of bringing home the World Cup for the first time, according to assistant coach Huw Bennett.