Each piece shows the influence of Japanese art on Western artists and craftsmen, from the style of pieces to motifs used.
The ceremony helped the athletes feel the vibrancy of walking down the streets of Harajuku or dancing in a typical Japanese summer festival.
The 24-year-old Kajihara finished in second place in the women’s omnium race behind American Jennifer Valente at the Izu Velodrome.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra became the second-ever gold medalist for the country in an individual event.
Mexico jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the 22nd minute and held on for a 3-1 victory over Japan in the men’s football final. Canada...
Australia has now won one each of Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals in women’s beach volleyball. Individually, the U.S.’s April Ross also earned this distinction.
With their gold medals, Risako, 26, and Yukako, 23, become the first Japanese sisters to have both won gold in the Olympics.
"I didn't plan it to happen this way, but I'm extremely happy," Cunha said after the race.
Marco Asensio’s goal in the 115th minute sends Spain into the final against Brazil, relegating Japan to play Mexico in the third-place match.
Tensions were already high as Great Britain was one of the teams that had been calling for Denmark’s disqualification for using illegal equipment during the qualification...
Mai Murakami earns a bronze medal in the women’s floor exercise final.
“What an incredible jump, the last jump. I wasn't able to get it right at the start. But in the end I managed to pull something...