Japan Olympic delegation reflects on Rio success

Aug 25, 2016

Japan Olympic delegation reflects on Rio success

Japan’s Olympic delegation held a wrap-up ceremony at a Tokyo hotel on Thursday following a highly successful campaign at the Rio Games. Decathlete and Japan’s flagbearer at the Games, Keisuke Ushiro, handed back the flag to Japanese Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda before chef ...

Oct 20, 2015

Hashimoto appointed Japan's Chef de Mission for Rio Olympics

Former Olympic speed skater Seiko Hashimoto will make history as the first female Chef de Mission at the Summer Olympics, when she leads Japan’s delegation to next year’s Rio de Janeiro Games. The Japanese Olympic Committee on Tuesday named the seven-time Olympian to reprise ...

Jun 26, 2013

Calls for judo chief Uemura's dismissal come from council members

In a direct challenge to Haruki Uemura, the embattled All Judo Federation Chairman who insists on staying the course despite calls for him to resign, members of its regional council have proposed discussing his dismissal. The AJJF has agreed to reconvene a council meeting ...