Japan Football Association

A blackout of the Fifa Women's World Cup has been averted in Japan, after state broadcaster NHK stepped up to acquire the rights at late notice

DAZN and Japan's J.League have agreed another extension to their domestic media rights deal, ensuring their agreement will run for an extra five years until the end of the 2033 season

The technical director of the Japan Football Association (JFA) has said there is “little chance” of the association making a late bid for the hosting rights to the 2023 AFC Asian Cup before the deadline tom…

The Japanese national football team will play friendly matches against Brazil and Paraguay in June before contesting a four-team tournament against other national teams later that month

The Japan Football Association has elected to drop its hosting rights to this year’s Fifa Club World Cup amid the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions in the country, according to Kyodo News.

The Asian Football Confederation has announced that the final of the AFC Champions League 2021, along with the quarter-finals and semi-finals for the Western region, will be held in Saudi Arabia

Sports streaming service DAZN has strengthened its commitment to women’s football after becoming the official broadcast partner of the Japanese Women Empowerment (WE) League for the next eight years.

Australia and New Zealand appear poised to land hosting rights to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup amid reports that Japan will drop its bid for the national team football tournament.

The Japan Football Association has unveiled plans for the country’s first-ever women’s professional league, which will be known as the ‘WE League – Women Empowerment League’. The r

The Singapore-based Global Esports Federation has appointed a Brand, Marketing, Commercial and Communication Commission featuring an array of experienced sports industry executives

Japan's Naomi Osaka was the world's highest-paid female athlete last year, according to Forbes, earning $37

The Japanese Football Association is planning to launch the country's first fully professional women's league in 2021-22

The Japanese Football Association is opening an office in Europe to support its players in the continent

The Japan Football Association are holding discussions about setting up a professional women's football league, according to local media reports

The national football federations of Japan and Iran have entered into a partnership agreement that will focus on the development of women’s football in the latter country, along with its ambitions to host the 2019 Asian Cup - the Asian Football Confederation's premier national team tournament.

The Japanese Football Association (JFA) has announced it will refocus on bidding for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup after initially targeting the 2019 event, according to the Kyodo News agency.