Business & Operations

The Yomiuri Shimbun has for many years engaged in activities for the benefit of society. We have built up a track record in a range of areas, such as the promotion of sports and culture and the enhancement of education, healthcare and welfare. We also support the advancement of many different fields by presenting awards to outstanding programs and holding a variety of competitions. Read on to learn more about our initiatives.


The Yomiuri Shimbun helps to convey the magnificence of sports by sponsoring professional sports teams and tournaments as well as presenting awards to athletes and other relevant people who have made outstanding achievements in sports.

Culture & Entertainment

The Yomiuri Shimbun is engaged in a wide range of cultural programs. We contribute to the promotion and revitalization of Japan’s culture by sponsoring official go and shogi tournaments, sponsoring exhibitions and running various competitions.


Leveraging our knowledge and insights as a newspaper company and our network that spans the whole of Japan, we are taking on the challenge of new initiatives, including partnerships with other industries.


Other programs and businesses in which The Yomiuri Shimbun is involved.