Tokyo 2020 cycling route to pass foot of Mount Fuji

Olympics Nov 8, 2017

Tokyo 2020 cycling route to pass foot of Mount Fuji

The men’s road cycling race at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is expected to cover a 270-km route starting in the Tokyo suburbs of Chofu, going past Lake Yamanaka and the foot of Mounbt Fuji, and finishing at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka Prefecture, a source ...

Japan clinches softball series win over U.S.

More Sports Jun 25, 2017

Japan clinches softball series win over U.S.

Playing at the main softball venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, world No. 1 Japan beat the United States 5-3 on Sunday to clinch their three-game series. A night after she struck out swinging for the fences in a 5-4 loss to the second-ranked Americans, ...

IOC boosts female participation at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Olympics Jun 10, 2017

IOC boosts female participation at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee on Friday approved the Tokyo 2020 Olympic event program in a move that will increase female participation while reducing the total number of competitors. The decision by the IOC's executive board will see 15 more events than were competed in last ...

Past Olympians offer hoop advice

Basketball Feb 15, 2016

Past Olympians offer hoop advice

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Former Olympians and administrators of Japanese basketball who are anxious about the future of the game in the country have come together to form the Japan Basketball Improvement Conference (JBIC), it was announced Monday. The JBIC was initially an informal gathering of former players and ...