Japan's seniors staying fit, strong, poll finds

Oct 12, 2015

Japan's seniors staying fit, strong, poll finds

Physical strength and athletic ability of elderly people in Japan have continued to improve, an annual government survey found Sunday. In the survey, physical and athletic ability of people aged 65-79 was measured with six kinds of exercise, including six-minute walking distance, grip strength ...

Sep 10, 2013

Sports agency to be created for 2020 Olympics

The government will create a sports agency to boost resources for top athletes to land the 30 gold medals targeted at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, media reports and officials said Tuesday. The agency will be overseen by a Cabinet minister who will also be ...