Mar 29, 2016

Tokyo Marathon finish line moving to Tokyo Station

Starting next year, runners at the Tokyo Marathon will cross the finish line at historic Tokyo Station, race organizers decided Tuesday. The finish line through this year’s edition in February had been at the bayside Tokyo International Exhibition Center, popularly known as Tokyo Big ...

Mar 2, 2016

Last year's Tokyo Marathon winner Negesse fails doping test

Tokyo Marathon winner Endeshaw Negesse has reportedly failed a doping test and has been named as one of a number of Ethiopian athletes under investigation for infringements of the banned substance list, insidethegames.biz reported Wednesday. The 27-year-old was allegedly found to have the drug ...

Tokyo Marathon 2016: A great day at the races

Feb 29, 2016

Tokyo Marathon 2016: A great day at the races

At the annual Tokyo Marathon, which was celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, there was no shortage of superheroes, cartoon characters and cross-dressers for a day. All in all, it was a great day at the wacky races. Here’s a selection of sights from ...

Lilesa wins Tokyo Marathon

Feb 28, 2016

Lilesa wins Tokyo Marathon

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa won the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, using a late burst of speed to break away from Dickson Chumba inside the final 2 km to cross the line for his first major marathon win. Lilesa and Chumba got separation from the leading ...

Police conduct drone-capturing drill ahead of Tokyo Marathon

Jan 18, 2016

Police conduct drone-capturing drill ahead of Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo police have conducted an anti-terrorism drill, including the seizure of a suspicious drone by using an interceptor drone, ahead of the Tokyo Marathon next month. The drill was conducted Sunday in a parking lot at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in Koto ...