But will the global athletics supremo’s comments give the Japanese capital a big boost in the next few years?
With 58 medals, including 27 gold, at the Tokyo Games, Japan’s Olympians collected 17 more medals than the nation’s previous record. The host nation received medals...
Runner-up Mone Inami wins a playoff with Lydia Ko to capture Japan's first medal in Olympic golf.
Mexico jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the 22nd minute and held on for a 3-1 victory over Japan in the men’s football final. Canada...
Japan adds to its national record-breaking medal haul with silver and bronze in the men’s 20-km race walk.
Defending champion Inbee Park is three strokes back, while Japan's Nasa Hataoka is tied for 16th.
Masters champion Matsuyama stayed in contention but missed clutch putts down the stretch.
Hideki Matsuyama is one stroke off the pace entering the final round of the men’s golf tournament at Kasumigaseki Country Club.
Japan wins the men’s fencing team epee competition for the first time to collect its 17th gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Games, surpassing its previous...
Unheralded Austrian Sepp Straka takes the early lead with an Olympic-record 63 at Kasumigaseki Country Club.
Surfing is among four new sports added to the Olympic program for the Tokyo Games. The others are sport climbing, skateboarding and karate.
The 22-year-old Ibaraki Prefecture native earns her first title on the LPGA Tour since March 2019.