Pictures of the Week (Apr. 19 – Apr. 25)

Judo: The 29th Empress Cup All Japan
Yokohama, Japan – Kanae Yamabe poses for a crowd of photographers during the 29th Empress Cup All Japan Women’s Judo Championships Open category victory ceremony at Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, April 20, 2014. (Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT)

Beach Soccer Japan national team candidates training camp in Okinawa
Okinawa, Japan – (R-L) Takasuke Goto and Marcelo Mendes (JPN) during the Japan national team candidates beach soccer training camp, April 20, 2014. (Photo by Wataru Kohayakawa/AFLO)

Barack Obama in Japan
Tokyo, Japan – US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet at famous sushi restaurant “Sukiyabashi Jiro” on April 23, 2013. The two leaders will hold more formal talks on Thursday during Obama’s visit, to promote the US as a committed economic, political, and military partner. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

U.S. President Barack Obama Leaves Japan
Tokyo, Japan – U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he boards the Air Force One at Tokyo International Airport, April 25, 2014. (Photo by AFLO)