You don’t get many chances to be a part of sports history, and judging by the standards for volunteers set by the The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, this isn’t one either.
Japan may be the only country in the world that insures golfers in the event they hit a hole-in-one during a round of golf.
Now you can practice your master swordsmanship skills with chopsticks and a miniature ceramic opponent.
Those kicks were fast as lightning! In fact it was a little bit frightening…
It’s a performance that’s almost too cool for school!
Dentsu Lab and Japanese fencing master Yuki Ota team up to bring you this dreamlike (and totally badass) video of two fencers in combat, enhanced with practical and digital effects.
If you were someone who could never decide between music or sports in school, this crazy oncerto might be right up your alley.
As a sumo wrestler, it takes speed and precision to succeed in the ring, and to keep your fans supplied with autographs.
Anime just keeps getting weirder and weirder.
Because what else would you do in a Sailor Moon bikini?
The range even includes a couple of sporty kimono.
Is the storied L.A. franchise ripping off the uniform of the Japanese club, or is this just a case of “What goes around comes around?”
The golden ratio has been seen in mathematics, architecture, music, natural phenomena…and now sumo wrestling.
It seems controversy over the new National Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics isn’t over yet.
An insanely flexible young Indian athlete breaks the Guinness World record for limbo skating.
Haven’t had enough of Vladimir Putin this past couple of weeks? Watch the Russian leader take a break from his presidential duties to rumble with the country’s national judo team.
If we were this dog’s owner, we would be sure to keep our pet pooch securely on a leash during the upcoming Tokyo Olympics…
It was quite a show at the Rakuten Eagle Fan Festival 2015, where players from the Japanese professional baseball team dressed as female look-alikes drew the most laughs and smiles from the audience.
You’ve probably heard of, or possibly engaged in, a little “wrestling in the bedroom”, but what happens when you bring the bedroom to the ring? If you imagined a wrestling match between Japanese professional wrestler Kota Ibushi and a sex doll, let us offer you this video as an award.
It’s an encounter every bit as epic as you can imagine, and if you don’t do anything else all day, we urge you to grab some popcorn and tune in for some rough-and-tumble, rib-busting action (and we apologize in advance if you were looking for some other kind of action, but ended up on RocketNews24 by mistake).