Japan wins its third straight medal in the event, adding to a silver from London and bronze in Rio de Janeiro.
Spain’s Sandra Sanchez claims gold and Japan’s Kiyou Shimizu nabs silver in the women’s kata final, while France’s Steven Da Costa grabs the gold in the...
The win ensures Samurai Japan will win its first Olympic medal in baseball since the 2004 Athens Games.
Saki Hayashi sank a 3-pointer with 15.2 seconds remaining to keep the host nation’s medal hopes alive.
Longtime NBA star Pau Gasol, Italian swimming icon Federica Pellegrini and cyclist Maja Włoszczowska are the other new members.
Defending champion Inbee Park is three strokes back, while Japan's Nasa Hataoka is tied for 16th.
The Japanese teenager has come into his own at the Tokyo Games, earning three medals.
The 20-year-old Tottori Prefecture native becomes Japan’s first female Olympic boxing medalist.
Ryoji Kuribayashi holds the U.S. in the 10th to pick up the win.
Machida plays a starring role in Japan’s one-sided victory over Nigeria, helping the host nation book a spot in the quarterfinals.
The youngsters adopted “guerrilla tactics” to catch the attention of the athletes by unfurling a homemade banner that read: “Welcome to Japan I’m rooting for you!...
Masters champion Matsuyama stayed in contention but missed clutch putts down the stretch.