Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra became the second-ever gold medalist for the country in an individual event.
Runner-up Mone Inami wins a playoff with Lydia Ko to capture Japan's first medal in Olympic golf.
Dynamic point guard Rui Machida continued her brilliant play with an Olympic women’s single-game record of 18 assists.
Ryo Kiyuna delights the host nation by winning the men’s kata title, while Serbia’s Jovana Prekovic takes the women's kumite under-61 kg title.
The unsung heroes of the Tokyo Olympics don’t win gold medals for their efforts, but their role in making everything operate smoothly shouldn’t go unnoticed.
Japan wins its third straight medal in the event, adding to a silver from London and bronze in Rio de Janeiro.
With their gold medals, Risako, 26, and Yukako, 23, become the first Japanese sisters to have both won gold in the Olympics.
Shuhei Tada, Ryota Yamagata, Yoshihide Kiryu and Yuki Koike completed their qualifying heat in 38.16 seconds.
Everyone shouted as if they were cheering for their own country's athlete. Some of them watched him in awe with their eyes shining with tears.
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.