With one week to go in the Nagoya Basho, Hoshoryu is in a strong position to secure promotion to ozeki, sumo’s second-highest rank.
Shota Morishita slugged his first NPB home run against the Swallows on July 9, then the 23-year-old smacked another dramatic blast in a win over the...
Top maegashira Tobizaru threw everything he had at grand champion Terunofuji and came through with a huge kinboshi win in a grueling showdown.
After winning the Summer Basho in Tokyo with a 14-1 record in May, yokozuna Terunofuji is hoping for more of the same in Nagoya.
Shishi, a 26-year-old from Melitopol, must contend with strong opposition at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament and concern for his loved ones.
The Central League-leading Hanshin Tigers had 10 out of 11 places in fan voting for the upcoming NPB All-Star Games, which will be held on July...
Captain Yuki Ishikawa leads the way with 27 points as Japan, the world's seventh-ranked team, improves to 7-0 in the Volleyball Nations League.
Yukiko Wada erupted for 32 points to lead the Japan women's volleyball team, while Mayu Ishikawa and Sarina Koga also came up big against Team USA.
The Hokkaido-based Fighters are having a ball at Es Con Field Hokkaido, their new ballpark, and inching their way up the Pacific League standings.
The Japanese women gave China a run for the money but came up short and fell to 3-1 in the first week of the international volleyball...
With Hideki Kuriyama stepping down as Samurai Japan dugout boss after winning the WBC in March, Ichiro is reportedly one of the candidates to succeed him.
Mongolian-born sumo wrestler Kiribayama, who won the Emperor's Cup at the Spring Basho in March, has changed his ring name to Kirishima.