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Sport Facility

We manage and operate the Yoyogi National Gymnasium, the Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, and the Nishigaoka Soccer Stadium (AJINOMOTO FIELD NISHIGAOKA). The National Stadium is in the process of being entirely rebuilt.

Japan Institute of Sports Sciences(JISS) / National Training Center(NTC)

JISS is a major center for sports sciences, medicine and information. At the same time, NTC is a base for top-level athletes to strengthen their abilities, and enable them to undergo intensive ongoing training.

Department of Information & International Relations

In accordance with the objectives set by the Sport Basic Plan and the Basic Act on Sport, the Department of Information and International Relations is the core organization that handles information needed to promote sports in Japan. The Department integrates and analyzes domestic and international information as well as evaluates and makes proposals on Japan’s sport policies and measures.

Department of Sport Innovation

Based on its mission “to develop various sport resources which contribute to enhance performance of Japanese athletes”, the JSC develops new programs and provides support by carring out various innovative programs in collaboration with domestic and global organizations relating to the development of sport resource through five areas: athlete pathway innovation; coaching innovation; sports innovation; sports medicine/science innovation; and innovative resource development.

Prince Chichibu Memorial Sports Museum and Library

The Prince Chichibu Memorial Sports Museum and Library is the only integrated sports museum and library in Japan. Due to the rebuilding of the National Stadium, the Museum and Library’s warehousing functions have been relocated to Ayase in Adachi-ku, Tokyo in June 2014.

National Center for Mountaineering Education

Contributed to the prevention of mountaineering accidents by providing workshops to educate mountaineering instructors, and provide information about climbing.

Sports Promotion Fund and Lottery Department

In order to promote and popularize sports, including the improvement of Japan’s international competitiveness in sports and the development and enhancement of the sports environment at the community level, the Sports Promotion Fund and Lottery Department provides financial assistance for projects to promote sports (e.g., Sports Promotion Fund subsidies, Sports Promotion Lottery subsidies, and subsidies for activities to improve Japan’s competitiveness in sports). The Department will provide further supports to sports groups and athletes in the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

School Safety Department

The School Safety Department provides medical expenses for injuries and accidents that occur to school children whilst under school supervision. The department also conducts research on school safety support to prevent injuries and accidents happening to school children, as well as publicizing research results.

Sport Integrity Unit

Based on the revision of Act on the Japan Sport Council in 2013, the JSC takes responsibility in “ensuring fair and proper implementation of sporting activities”. The Sport Integrity Unit, launched in April 2014, acts in the areas of fight against doping, harassment and match manipulation in sport, and promotion of good governance in Japanese sports organizations.

Cooperation and collaboration with related organizations

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