SPORTS

Jun 25
Senegal twice took the lead. Japan tied it up both times. (Japan Times)

Jun 20
Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup. (jacarandafm.com)

Jun 20
Japanese soccer fans have been celebrating their national squad’s 2-1 win over Colombia in its first group match in the World Cup finals. (NHK)

Jun 20
Honda will become Red Bull’s engine supplier from next season after the Formula One team confirmed its anticipated split with Renault on Tuesday. (Japan Times)

Jun 18
Japanese car maker Toyota won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time on Sunday.
(NHK)

Jun 13
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games plans to cap ticket prices at 300,000 yen (,720) while setting a minimum ticket price of 2,000 yen, sources familiar with the matter said late Monday evening. (Japan Today)

Jun 04
Hundreds of runners have carried small bells to scare away bears during a marathon on a small island in northern Japan.
(NHK)

Jun 01
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have unveiled the course that will be used for both the men’s and women’s marathons.
(NHK)

May 31
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics plans to keep around 1 million tickets for school children.
(NHK)

May 30
League officials have decided to expel 2 former Nihon University American football coaches over a dangerous foul that has made headlines in Japan.
(NHK)