Nippon Professional Baseball

Japanese authorities will evaluate procedures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at events with large numbers of spectators using a series of near-capacity professional baseball games later this month

Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball league will admit increased numbers of fans to its games from this weekend, following the Japanese government's relaxation of Covid-19 spectator limits

Fifa said there is "no reason" for the Swiss criminal investigation into president Gianni Infantino, and he will continue in his role as normal

Sport in Japan is making tentative progress in its return after the Covid-19 shutdown, as authorities and organisers implement various measures to re-admit fans and lay the ground for the Tokyo Olympics…

Japan's biggest domestic sports league, Nippon Professional Baseball, started its 2020 season on Friday after a three-month delay due to the Covid-19 shutdown

The governor of Tokyo has questioned whether the Olympic Games can go ahead next year without an international deal on travel and quarantine

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

Japanese technology firm Yamaha has developed a smartphone application that lets fans cheer remotely from home for their teams playing in empty arenas

Japanese league set for resumption after three-month delay

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

Nippon Professional Baseball commissioner Atsushi Saito has said the league's 12 teams are aiming to start the 2020 season in the second half of June following postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Fifa has postponed all men's and women's international matches due to be played in June, as well as this year's Under-20 and Under-17 Women's World Cups