It is an award given annually since 1968 to the sportsperson or sports team by the Japan Professional Sports Association.
The panel of representatives from Tokyo newspapers, wire services, television and radio for sports media selects the winner and presents the Prime Minister Trophy to the same.
|2.||2017||Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks|
|4.||2015||Japan national rugby union team|
|8.||2011||Japan women's national football team|