Fukushi bound for Rio after Osaka Marathon win

/ Jan 31, 2016

Fukushi bound for Rio after Osaka Marathon win

Veteran Kayoko Fukushi eased home to win her second Osaka Women’s Marathon on Sunday, all but guaranteeing herself a place on the Japan team for this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics in the process. The 33-year-old Fukushi pulled away from around the 25-km mark ...

/ Nov 26, 2015

Marathoner Shmyrko gets four-year doping ban

Ukrainian marathon runner Tetyana Shmyrko has been banned for four years for a doping offense. Shmyrko, who has also raced under the name Tetyana Gamera, won her third consecutive Osaka Marathon in January, setting the ninth-fastest time in the world this year. Her punishment ...