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New Japan basketball B.LEAGUE launches with sell-out crowd

New Japan basketball B.LEAGUE launches with sell-out crowd

A new basketball league launched on Thursday 22nd September with the first game between Alvark Tokyo and Ryukyu Golden Kings held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo. Our photographer, […]

Olympic Games, Sports

2016 Rio Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

2016 Rio Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

A selection of photo highlights from the Opening Ceremony for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracana Stadium on September 7th, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by […]

International Soccer, Sports

Japan back on track for Russia 2018 with 2-0 win away to Thailand

Japan back on track for Russia 2018 with 2-0 win away to Thailand

Japan recorded their first win in their FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier Final Round Group B vs Thailand at Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. […]

International Soccer, Sports

Japan off to a losing start in new World Cup qualifying round

Japan off to a losing start in new World Cup qualifying round

Japan star-player Keisuke Honda isn’t happy with the referee who didn’t see that second-half substitute Takuma Asano’s shot had clearly crossed the goal line. (Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO) UAE’s Ismail […]

Olympic Games, Sports

Olympic Flag touches down in Tokyo

Olympic Flag touches down in Tokyo

Tokyo Governor, Yuriko Koike, arrives at Tokyo International Airport carrying the Olympic flag. (All photos by Kenjiro Matsuo/AFLO SPORT) Some of the Japanese Olympians from Rio returned to Japan along […]