With the sport going on hiatus again before its next Olympic appearance, the long-lasting impact of this decision is obvious. “Children have already drifted away from...
“It was a shame that the media could not see what a safe and wonderful place Fukushima is.” ー U.S. softball team coach Ken Eriksen.
Japan wins its second straight softball gold thanks to another strong outing by Ueno.
Japan finished runner-up in the men’s team gymnastics final, narrowly missing out on a second consecutive Olympic medal in the event.
Surfing is among four new sports added to the Olympic program for the Tokyo Games. The others are sport climbing, skateboarding and karate.
"I have experienced the low of lows when I wasn't doing well. So I am not as disappointed as I expected." ーUchimura
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.
There was synergy in their collective efforts and a competitive seriousness on the faces of Japan’s players from start to finish at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium.
Four sports ー gymnastics, judo, swimming and wrestling ー have provided the vast majority of the nation’s top-three finishes in Olympic competitions.
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After leading Japan to a stunning championship victory over the mighty U.S. team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the ace pitcher aims to shine again on...