Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, aged 76, was officially appointed head of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic organizing committee on Friday.
Ryo Ishikawa departed for the U.S. Open on Friday after apologizing to fans and sponsors for driving with an international driver's license that wasn't valid in Japan.
A Japanese court has handed down a suspended sentence to Australian golfer Wayne Perske for possessing and using cocaine.
Japan's professional golf tour will begin testing players for drugs after Australian golfer Wayne Perske was arrested for suspected cocaine possession.
Japan's Hideki Matsuyama shot a 6-under 65 Saturday in the rain for a three-stroke lead at the Asian Amateur Championship at Kasumigaseki Country Club in Japan.
Lam Zhiqun of Singapore shot a 66 on Friday to grab a one-shot lead in the Asian Amateur Championship at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Japan.
Yosuke Asaji of Japan shot a 4-under 67 to lead the 2010 Asian Amateur Championship.
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa said Friday he has received an invitation to play in the PGA Championship in August.
Japanese golfer Yuko Mitsuka has pulled out of 11 tournaments after being handed a record fine for slow play.
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa will participate in next month's HSBC Champions tournament in a field that includes Tiger Woods.
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa has acknowledged that being a title contender in the upcoming British Open, or any other major, is beyond him at this early stage of his career.
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa closed with a 1-over 73 on Sunday to win the Mizuno Open on the Japan Golf Tour and qualify for the British Open next month.
Japanese golfer Ryo Ishikawa has received a special invitation to play in the PGA Championship.
Japanese golfer Mika Miyazato announced Tuesday she will turn professional after earning a Tour card.
Five days after his wife delivered their first child stillborn, India's Jeev Milkha Singh won the Japanese tour's season-ending Nippon Series Cup on Sunday.
Thailand's Prayad Marksaeng shot a 7-under 63 Saturday to grab a share of the lead with Japan's Toshinori Muto at the Nippon Series Cup.