Latest Japan Olympic Team News

Japan investigators raid Dentsu in widening Olympic probe

Nov. 25, 2022 01:53 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of major advertising company Dentsu on Friday, as the investigation into corruption related to the Tokyo Olympics widened. Major local TV broadcasters showed Tokyo District Prosecutors and Japan Fair Trade Commission...

US holds off Colombia in World Cup qualifying, France wins

Nov. 14, 2022 23:20 PM EST

USA Basketball’s magic number for clinching a World Cup berth is down to one. Langston Galloway and David Stockton each scored 23 points, and moved the Americans to the brink of earning a spot in next year’s World Cup with an 88-81 win over Colombia on Monday night. ...

Hashimoto adds world championship to go with Olympic gold

Nov. 04, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Daiki Hashimoto of Japan won the men's all-around title at the world gymnastics championship on Friday, giving the 21-year-old star a bookend to the gold he won at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Hashimoto put together an all-around total of 87.198 to edge 2021...

China tops Japan at sloppy men's gymnastics championships

Nov. 02, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — China won its 12th world men's gymnastics championship on Wednesday, putting together six solid if not always spectacular rotations to cruise to victory over rival Japan in a meet that felt like a battle of attrition. The Chinese posted a total of 257.858...