On Twitter, we look at some world leaders and political figures' words of condolences to former late Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The Real Madrid winger lived up to expectations as one of Japan's brightest young stars.
Miu Goto picks up the win in relief, and Mana Atsumi drives in the winning run in a walk-off victory for the hosts.
Minori Naito, Yamato Fujita and Yu Yamamoto homered for Japan, which captured the last Olympic softball gold medal in 2008.
Luis Guil's father and uncles have worked as airplane pilots in his native Spain. Perhaps, then, it's not outrageous to suggest that there was...