A potent offense led by dynamic scorer Yuya Osako and a top-tier defense carried Vissel Kobe to the top after a subpar campaign in the 2022...
Parity has been one of the defining trademarks of the J.League since its inception in 1993, with seven teams winning two or more league titles.
She became the J.League's first female referee in May 2021 and the first in the Asian Champions League in April 2022. Now she's a FIFA World...
Kofu is the first J2 team to reach the title match since 2014, while Hiroshima aims to end its run of disappointment in the tournament final.
The all-time great wrestler takes over as the Miyagino stablemaster, replacing his mentor, who is retiring at age 65.
"I would like to take a leap forward with my experience of winning this time," Agu said after securing Japan’s first-ever stage victory on the tour.
The 2010 World Cup hero enjoys inspiring his Vissel Kobe teammates and passing on his knowledge of the game to children.
While China has pulled out as the host nation due to COVID-19, Japan is an option. “We were sounded out,” ーJFA President Kozo Tashima.
Prominent director Naomi Kawase’s project is set to be shown on May 25 in the Festival de Cannes Classics Selection.
Athletes, teams, leagues and sports fans supported one another in the aftermath of the Tohoku disasters, lifting each other's spirits.
The 25-year-old Ehime Prefecture native completed the race in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 56 seconds. He shattered his previous personal-best time by more than 5 minutes.
As 2020 comes to a close, JAPAN Forward is highlighting notable sports team accomplishments and individual feats by Japanese teams and athletes, both here and abroad....