The 24-year-old, who has several original skills named after him in the vault and floor exercise, failed to qualify for the Tokyo Games during April's national apparatus championships.
Only a very high finish at this week's U.S. Open can earn Ishikawa the second spot on the Japan team alongside Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama.
The country is looking to reverse a trend of disappointing performances at the games after winning just one gold medal in London and three in Rio de Janeiro.
Those looking to invest in sports should bet on women's leagues, with post-pandemic interest presenting new opportunities, according to Angela Ruggiero, the former International Olympic Committee executive board member and co-founder of the Sports Innovation Lab. While established men's leagues, with their traditional revenue streams, ...