Due to some malfunction when it reached the point of maximum aerodynamic pressure, the rocket could not launch and crashed into the Pacific Ocean.
This year’s Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japanese Formula One Grands Prix have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Friday.
World soccer’s governing body FIFA will decide on which of three bids will host the next women’s World Cup, to be held in 2023, during an online meeting of its ruling council on 25 June.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is in talks with insurers over being compensated for the postponed Tokyo Games.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan to explore 'simplified' Games to avoid outright cancellation, says report
Japan will consider various options such as having fewer spectators and mandatory coronavirus testing for next year's Olympics
Nagoya Grampus forward Mu Kanazaki has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka has added her voice to protests over the death of an African-American man in US police custody, criticising people for tweeting more about lootings than his death.
Expanding G7: India should see Donald Trump's suggestion as an opportunity, not a geopolitical curveball that might upset China
The India-US security cooperation and strategic collaboration are all set to tighten, and we may see a more explicit reflection of this geopolitical reality driven by the hostile behaviour of an expansionist and revisionist power in China.
MotoGP is hoping to begin racing in Spain, which usually hosts four rounds of the championship, at the southern Jerez circuit in July
Japan's J-League to restart on 4 July after four-month delay; matches to be played in empty stadiums
Executives from Japan’s top football clubs voted to resume the season after restrictions were lifted across the country this week
Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan's J-League set to resume without fans after PM Shinzo Abe lifts state of emergency, says report
Japan's J-League started its season on 21 February but was forced to stop play a few days later due to coronavirus pandemic
Japanese government gives up on gaining approval for Avigan after study show no evidence of efficacy in COVID-19
Concerns remain about Avigan, known generically as favipiravir, as it has been shown to cause birth defects in animal studies.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Japanese baseball season to commence from 19 June with matches to be played behind closed doors
Japan’s professional baseball season will open on 19 June under a plan that excludes fans.
Tokyo Games organisers face real problems staging the Olympics next year as coronavirus infections continue to soar, senior international Olympic official John Coates said.
Donald Trump says 'considering' hosting G7 at Camp David; world leaders remain diplomatic, but experts call proposal fanciful
The United States currently holds the presidency of the group of industrialized nations, which also include Germany, Japan, France, Britain, Canada and Italy.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan film theatres screen Hollywood classics Ben Hur, Bonnie and Clyde as cinemas reopen
East of Eden (1955), Bonnie and Clyde (1969) and The Towering Inferno (1974) are among the titles playing, after Japan chain Toho Cinemas reopened 10 of its 66 theatres in areas deemed relatively safe from the coronavirus.
Nitin Gadkari was speaking in the aftermath of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman's announcements for small businesses.
Mike Pompeo holds video conference with counterparts from India, Brazil, four other nations, discusses international cooperation, accountability over COVID-19
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has discussed with his counterparts from India, Australia, Brazil, Israel, Japan and South Korea the importance of international cooperation, transparency, and accountability in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic and in addressing its causes
Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it expects profit to drop by 80 percent to its lowest in nine years, as Japan’s biggest automaker grapples with the impact of the novel coronavirus which has sapped global demand for vehicles
Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. sank deeper into losses for the fiscal quarter that ended in March, as the damage to the industry from the coronavirus outbreak hurt sales and crimped production