The former world No. 4, who was born in Shimane Prefecture, underwent surgery in January and hasn’t played on the ATP Tour this year.
The all-time great wrestler takes over as the Miyagino stablemaster, replacing his mentor, who is retiring at age 65.
The two-time Japan Golf Tour winner earned $270,000 at the inaugural event in London.
The all-time winningest rikishi's longevity at the top and work ethic triggered admiration from his peers and former standouts.
Badminton standouts Nozomi Okuhara and Akane Yamaguchi advanced to the women’s singles quarterfinals, keeping their title hopes alive for another day.
Up-and-coming gymnast Daiki Hashimoto finishes strong to capture the men’s all-around title.
Unseeded Czech Marketa Vondrousova outplayed the world No. 2 and earned a big upset victory.
The four-time Grand Slam singles champion built a 5-0 lead in the first set and maintained a consistent level of play throughout the first-round match.
Plus, who’s going to light the Olympic cauldron to officially usher in the Tokyo Games? And, Brisbane is awarded the 2032 Summer Games.
The tennis star will skip Wimbledon and then get ready to make her competitive comeback at the upcoming Summer Games.
Hirano is poised to become Japan's fifth athlete to appear in the Winter Games and Summer Games. Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto was one of the...
Stakeholders and opponents clash in a war of words over the decision to press ahead with this summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games.