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Japan knife attacker grins before cameras

A Japanese man who admitted to murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabled grinned to news cameras on Wednesday before being questioned over the country's worst killing spree in decades.

Dhaka attack: Sole Japanese survivor hid in cafe's garden

A Japanese who survived the deadly terror attack on an upscale cafe in Dhaka says he hid in the bushes of the cafe`s lawn.

Miami Open: Kei Nishikori survives five match points to beat Gael Monfils; enters semis

Miami Open: Kei Nishikori survives five match points to beat Gael Monfils; enters semis

Nishikori lost the first set 4-6, then fought back to win the 2 hour 32 minute long grueling match under Miami sun thanks to a third set tie-breaker.

Eat like Japanese to live longer

The research by Kayo Kurotani at the National Centre for Global Health and Medicine in Tokyo suggest that balanced consumption of grains, vegetables, fruits and adequate intake of fish and meat, can contribute to longevity in the Japanese population.

Japanese student spotted cleaning garbage in Delhi

Yumi, a Japanese student, who came to Delhi to learn Hindi, was spotted cleaning garbage in the country's capital. This girl was was also accompanied by her friends as they cleaned the garbage off of public places.

Watch: How this Japanese woman is getting Mumbai's slum kids to school!

A Japanese woman, Yuri Nishimura paid her visit to the slums of Mumbai and began educating the poor kid living in there. Yuri's technique of teaching is quite different where she merges music and dance into the normal and usual education system.

Japan's 105-year-old "Golden Bolt" sets sprint record, misses personal best

Japanese centenarian Hidekichi Miyazaki set a fresh record as the world`s oldest competitive sprinter this week, one day after turning 105, but said he was disappointed at falling short of his own personal best.

Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return

Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return

Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori, last year`s US Open runner-up, makes another bid to become the first Asian man to win a Grand Slam singles title starting Monday.

Japan star Yoshinori Muto hoping not to trip up in Bundesliga

Japan star Yoshinori Muto hoping not to trip up in Bundesliga

Yoshinori Muto, the Bundesliga`s latest Japanese import, is hoping to make his debut in Germany`s top flight on Saturday -- even if the length of defenders` legs is something new.

Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teenager Kanako Watanabe won the women`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to claim her second medal in Kazan.

Kei Nishikori withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury

Kei Nishikori withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury

Injury-plagued Japanese star Kei Nishikori limped out of Wimbledon on Wednesday as top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams targeted quickfire wins to escape temperatures soaring to a brutal 34 degrees.

Kei Nishikori eases into Halle quarter-finals

Kei Nishikori eases into Halle quarter-finals

Second seed Kei Nishikori eased into the last eight of the Halle Open on Thursday, beating serve and volleyer Dustin Brown 7-5 6-1 to set up a clash with Poland`s Jerzy Janowicz.

Swimming: Japanese swimmer convicted of Asiad theft

A South Korean court Thursday found disgraced Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita guilty of stealing a journalist`s camera at the Asian Games last year.

Compensation win for Japanese teachers forced to sing anthem

A Japanese court has awarded millions of dollars in compensation to a group of teachers who were punished for refusing to sing the country`s anthem, the group said Tuesday as it condemned nationalism in education.

Japan`s Yusuke Suzuki shatters walking world record

Japan`s Yusuke Suzuki shatters walking world record

Yusuke Suzuki smashed the week-old 20 kilometre race walk world record by 26 seconds on Sunday at the Asian Race Walking Championships in his home town of Nomi, central Japan.

Japanese teen Yoshihito Nishioka reaches Delray quarter-finals

Japanese teen Yoshihito Nishioka reaches Delray quarter-finals

Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka booked his first ATP quarter-final on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Marinko Matosevic at Delray Beach.

Defending champ Kei Nishikori into Memphis last eight

Defending champ Kei Nishikori into Memphis last eight

Two-time defending champion Kei Nishikori rallied to get past US qualifier Ryan Harrison on Wednesday to book his quarter-final spot at the ATP Memphis Open.

Post IS killings, Japan team withdraw from Middle East tournaments

Post IS killings, Japan team withdraw from Middle East tournaments

The killing of two Japanese nationals by Islamic State in Syria has prompted the Japanese Table Tennis Association to withdraw from tournaments in Kuwait and Qatar.

Star Yuzuru Hanyu out for six weeks after surgery

Star Yuzuru Hanyu out for six weeks after surgery

Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu will remain off the ice for six weeks after going through a surgery for abdominal pain, Japanese media said Wednesday.

Thousands gather to protest secrecy law in Japan

About 1,600 people gathered in Tokyo and around 700 in Nagoya Saturday to protest against Japan`s controversial secrecy law which was enacted a year ago.