JAAF makes changes with 2020 Games looming

Nov 2, 2016

JAAF makes changes with 2020 Games looming

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With the stunning silver-medal performance by the men’s 4×100-meter relay squad, Japan’s track and field team seemed to have left the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on a high note this summer. But that wasn’t necessarily the case. Overall, the country ended up with just ...

JAAF picks six runners for Rio de Janeiro marathons

Mar 17, 2016

JAAF picks six runners for Rio de Janeiro marathons

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Former world championship bronze medalist Kayoko Fukushi headlines Japan’s marathon squad for this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the Japan Association of Athletics Federations revealed its six representatives on Thursday. Satoru Sasaki, Hisanori Kitajima and Suehiro Ishikawa will head to Brazil on the ...

Fukushi, Kiryu honored by JAAF

Dec 17, 2013

Fukushi, Kiryu honored by JAAF

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Veteran long-distance runner Kayoko Fukushi received the athlete of the year trophy and high school sensation Yoshihide Kiryu also grabbed the spotlight with two accolades at the annual JAAF Athletic Awards on Tuesday. Fukushi, who nabbed the award for the first time, claimed a ...