sports

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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Shows she still has what it takes after dominating national tournament with almost no practice time.

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Taiwanese ice skating fans come to the rescue when power blacks out during skaters’ performance

What do you do when the power goes out during your favorite sport? Bust out your cellphone, of course!

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Japanese athlete caught after slipping steroids into rival’s drink to further Olympic ambitions

Kayak racer achieves rare feat of getting suspended because someone else used steroids.

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Get US$442 for four hours of having football star Shunsuke Nakamura kick balls near (or at) you

New collaboration between part-time job hunting app an and Soccer King means you can fulfill your childhood dream of being a wall when you grow up.

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Japanese football fans shocked at North Korean fans, for a good reason!

North Korean fans tidy up after themselves and leave the away fans’ section of the Ajinomoto stadium spotless.

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Japanese high school volleyball player beaten by coach, teammates for violating no-dating rule

Coach retains job, school says it does not think attacks by other students constituted bullying.

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World’s first giant robot fight is in the books! Japan draws first blood, US reigning champ

A battle two years in the making finally comes to an end, but is only the beginning of giant robot fights.

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Tomomi Takano will knock you out with her gorgeous form.

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Thanks to these baseball-loving ladies,  even people who don’t care about sports are cheering for their team.

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Japanese beer-vending girl refill teams have the speed and precision of an F-1 pit crew【Video】

Behind-the-scenes video shows the laser-focus and hard work that keeps fans supplied with ice-cold draft beer at Japanese baseball stadiums.

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Now you can buy cough-drop flavoured Kit Kats in Japan

Containing real throat lozenge powder, this new release is one of the most unusual Kit Kats seen in Japan to date.

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Anime voice actress’ beautiful looks cause hilarious interview gaffe by pro baseball player【Vid】

Here’s what happens when you keep your eye on the idol instead of the ball.

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Spanish pro footballer outrages Japanese Twitter with dangerous Tokyo soccer stunt video

Gerard Piqué seems to have enjoyed his time in Japan, but Japanese Internet users aren’t so thrilled.

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Hey Canada and America, Munenori Kawasaki wants to remind you he loves you

You don’t have to be a baseball fan to be a fan of arguably Japan’s greatest export to the sport.

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Japanese elementary school students smash Guinness World Record in team skipping

Their amazing speed has them joining the ranks of other incredible record-holding skippers from Japan.

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Freerunner barrels down world’s largest parkour course in a thrilling POV recording 【Video】

Those knees must hurt after bounding down 999 steps in two minutes.

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Liaoning man plays tug-of-war with his face【Video】

In order to win, one man lays it all on the line…all his dignity at least.

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