Japan gets bronze in 4x100 relay

/ Aug 13, 2017

Japan gets bronze in 4x100 relay

Japan won its first medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay at a world athletics championships, finishing third after Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt, running the anchor leg for his nation, hurt his leg shortly after taking the baton and could not finish the race Saturday. Shuhei ...

Reese hangs on to claim 4th world long jump title

/ Aug 12, 2017

Reese hangs on to claim 4th world long jump title

American Brittney Reese claimed her fourth world long jump title on Friday after a tense, tight contest in which only 6 cm separated the top four competitors. Darya Klishina, competing as a neutral athlete after the Russian federation was banned over state-sponsored doping, took silver ...

/ Jul 29, 2017

Farah to race in final meet in Zurich

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will delay his impending track retirement by a few days to compete at the Zurich Diamond League final, organizers said on Friday. The British five-time world champion had originally been due to bow out at home in London after the ...

/ Jul 25, 2017

Japan men book spots in both relays for worlds

The Japan men's 4x100-meter and 4x400 relay teams have booked a spot for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday. Yoshihide Kiryu and Kenji Fujimitsu have been selected for the 4x100 for the Aug. 4-13 championships ...