2018 Olympics

Japanese women’s curling team becomes heroes thanks to talent and charm, wins 100 years of rice

After winning Japan’s first-ever medal in the sport, the five athletes are good on grains for quite a while.

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Older female fans’ steamy comments about gold medal skater Yuzuru Hanyu spark debate online

Some call the sentiments creepy, while others say they mirror their own.

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Japan’s silver medalist figure skater has no time for love because he’s busy playing video games

With an Olympic medal on his resume, Shoma Uno says he’d like to enter a video game tournament.

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Controversy as journalist asks Olympic broadcasters to stop saying “Japanese people are amazing”

Call for more balanced language following gold and silver medals for Japanese figure skaters runs into strong backlash.

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