The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs face off in Super Bowl LIV, which will air live in Tokyo on Monday, February 3, at 8:30am. This last fall when Japan…

In the first rugby weekend of 2020, Japan’s top professional league, the Top League, saw a 39% increase in attendance from the previous season. This came the day after Meiji and Waseda…

With the 2010s ending we take a look back at some of our favorite Japanese sporting highlights of the past decade. 20. Honda’s Magic Steers Japan Through Japan played some excellent football as…

Next up in our Meet the 2020 Athletes series is Daiya Seto, one of Japan’s biggest hopes to top the podium at the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo. A bronze medalist from Rio…

This month for our Meet the 2020 Athletes series, we caught up with two of Japan’s best medal prospects in cycling: keirin specialist Yuta Wakimoto and omnium rider Yumi Kajihara. The pair…

How a night owl like myself managed to wake up at 4am on a Sunday for the 2019 Yokohama Marathon I’ll never quite understand. Nevertheless, on November 10, fueled by caffeine and…

And that’s a wrap folks. Being a sports fan has to be one of humanity’s most irrational yet gratifying endeavors. I have run the full gamut of emotions over this past six…

Shortly after arriving in Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019, the Welsh national team was treated to a rendition of their national anthem by some 15,000 fans at a stadium in Kitakyushu.…

South Africa convincingly defeated England 32-12 on Saturday to claim their third World Cup, equaling New Zealand’s record for most tournament wins. They also became the first side to be crowned champions…

With the Rugby World Cup Final between England and South Africa set to kick off tomorrow, we decided to sit down with a man who knows what it’s like to play in…

Saitama, Tokyo’s quiet neighboring prefecture to the northwest, typically hides in the doldrums of Japan’s tourism sphere. During the 2019 Rugby World Cup however, it managed to strike a chord with many…

The second-to-last weekend of Japan’s time hosting the Rugby World Cup was full of thrilling action, upset wins and tough losses. Before England takes on South Africa next weekend in what is…