Japan basketball players Yuya Nagayoshi (left), Takuya Hashimoto (second left), Takuma Sato (second right) and Keita Imamura (right) bow with the head of the Japan Basketball Association Yuko Mitsuya (third left) and technical chairman Tomoya Higashino (third right) at a press conference in Tokyo. Photo: AFP

Asian Games apology: disgraced Japan basketball stars forced to show public humiliation over ‘buying sex’ in Jakarta

As Tokyo 2020 Olympics loom, Japanese sporting authorities deal swiftly with potentially embarrassing fallout from basketball team’s tryst in Jakarta

Topic |   Asian Games 2018

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Japan basketball players Yuya Nagayoshi (left), Takuya Hashimoto (second left), Takuma Sato (second right) and Keita Imamura (right) bow with the head of the Japan Basketball Association Yuko Mitsuya (third left) and technical chairman Tomoya Higashino (third right) at a press conference in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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