The establishment candidate defeated popular favourite Taro Kono to take the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party.
Tim Tszyu could have sat back and waited for his guaranteed title shot, but will instead face Japan’s world-rated Takeshi Inoue in Australia in November.
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Makoto Nagamine said Japan also has serious concerns about human rights violations in Xinjiang as calls for a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics mount.
Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi has warned China’s clout is backed by force and coercion, and it is trying to make its dominance “into a fait accompli”.
Celebrate the athletes, wonder at the sportsmanship, but never forget the sacrifices Tokyo made for an Olympics the world needed but they couldn’t attend.
“The bleeding was stopped before it even began,” said a happy Taiwanese official, as export orders soared in the wake of the Chinese ban on the fruit.
As the Tokyo Games come to a close, we couldn’t have asked for more from these Olympics.
The man who wants to replace the Japanese PM next month says no amount of Olympic gold would compensate for “putting the lives of the Japanese people” at risk.
The Matildas are determined to leave Japan with a bronze medal in their third-place play-off against the USA on Thursday, says coach Tony Gustavsson.
Hospitals are now filling up in Tokyo with half of all beds already occupied and three more prefectures hosting events are going into a state of emergency.
The Rio 2016 champions opened their campaign in Tokyo with a dazzling 48-0 rout of Japan on Thursday morning and a 26-10 carve-up of China in the evening.
Tokyo is staring at a typhoon, searing heat and a record number of daily infections. Its Prime Minister is facing a different storm.
Instead of boosting the struggling Japanese economy, the 32nd Olympiad could set the country back even further.
Nishiya Momiji, the pocket rocket from Osaka, has given Japan a new national hero and one of two golds from skateboarding events.
The choice of the mixed-race national icon for the lighting of the cauldron threw the spotlight on the intersection of three of Japan’s great unspokens – racism, sexism and discrimination.
Wales did it at the 2019 Rugby World Cup and now Australia have implemented a left-field training method to combat Japan’s humidity and rain.
Tropical storm Nepartak has formed south-east of Japan and could make landfall north of Tokyo early next week, worrying forecasters. But surfers are not too unhappy.
The hosts had led at half-time before the Australians regained their composure.
Australia’s producers of gas and thermal coal are facing growing uncertainty in their biggest market.
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Softball might seem like an unpopular choice to open the Games, but the sport’s status in Japan is a far cry from the situation in Australia.
A friendly voice from across the Sea of Japan last week threatened a nuclear attack on the Olympic host country.
Australia joined Britain, Canada, the EU, Japan and New Zealand in the condemnation of China in the first such statement from NATO publicly targeting Beijing for cybercrimes.
Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman will arrive in Japan next week with double motivation to go for gold after they left the British Open in England with regrets.
It would be reprehensible if the Queensland Premier attended an IOC session in Japan while calling for the number of arrivals into Australia to be slashed.
Australia were pitted against the top team from all but one pot in a difficult draw for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Emperor Naruhito’s warning will embarrass the government and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), but it has come too late to cause a change of heart among organisers.
Kevin Muscat is set to give Australian coaching another boost with a move to Japan’s top division, replacing ex-Socceroo mentor Ange Postecoglou at Yokohama Marinos.