The Kobe native finished two shots off the pace after entering the final round in a three-way tie for the tournament lead in Portland, Oregon.
The No. 8 maegashira is off to his best start ever and is one win ahead of Tamawashi at the 15-day tournament.
“I know it’s a big role but I think I’m ready for it,” the 23-year-old said, “and there’s a bright future here and I’m excited to...
The Swallows cleanup hitter, at the tender age of 22, matches legendary slugger Sadaharu Oh and sets his sights on the single-season home run record.
The 19-year-old became the youngest winner of the JLPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup, earning the title with an 8-under 64 in the final round.
At its core, the threat to the Japanese players is a ploy by the PGA to prevent LIV Golf from making inroads in Japan.
Men’s runner-up Rio Nakata and women’s bronze medalist Ami Nakai were emotional when their free skate scores were shown during their JGP debuts.
Japanese sports officials owe it to the athletes and the sports world to investigate the cases of corruption themselves, and not just leave it to prosecutors.
Sumo’s Flying Monkey gave the fans a thrill with the biggest victory of his career on this second day at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
The Mongolian is bidding for his eighth Emperor’s Cup and needed all the strength he could muster against the determined komusubi wrestler.
With sustained excellence on the global stage and Olympic glory, the women played a prominent role in elevating the sport’s profile in Japan.
Remember the amazing achievements of para athletes at the Tokyo Games? One year on, visitors to Komazawa Olympic Park got to try out para sports themselves.