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.
Team Japan had 338 athletes at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and the last time Tokyo hosted the Olympics in 1964 there were a total...
"I feel a great responsibility being appointed captain of the Japanese delegation to the Olympics held in our own nation.”
While Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said that he hopes to see people sitting in the stands during competition, Shigeru Omi, the government's coronavirus adviser, has...
Saso, who was born in the Philippines, defeated Nasa Hataoka in a three-hole playoff to become the second teenager to win the golf major.
Several Hanshin players are having productive seasons at the plate to help carry the team to the top.