Aoyama Gakuin wins fourth straight ekiden

More Sports / Track & Field Jan 3, 2018

Aoyama Gakuin wins fourth straight ekiden

Aoyama Gakuin University came from behind to win the annual Tokyo-Hakone collegiate men's two-day ekiden road relay for the fourth straight year on Wednesday. Aoyama Gakuin's first runner, Yuji Onoda, turned a 36-second deficit into a 52-second lead in the sixth stage and the Tokyo ...

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College wrestling champ Taishi Narikuni handed two-year doping ban

National collegiate champion Taishi Narikuni has been handed a two-year ban by the Japan Anti-Doping Agency for failing a drug test, it was announced on Thursday. According to a source familiar with the matter, the 20-year-old wrestler from Aoyama Gakuin University underwent a test after ...

Aoyama Gakuin defends title

More Sports / Track & Field Jan 3, 2016

Aoyama Gakuin defends title

Aoyama Gakuin University successfully defended its Hakone Ekiden championship in style on Sunday, becoming the first team to lead the two-day event from wire to wire in 39 years. Aoyama Gakuin's team won all five stages of the 109.6-km return leg from Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, ...

Aoyama Gakuin leads Tokyo-Hakone ekiden

More Sports / Track & Field Jan 2, 2015

Aoyama Gakuin leads Tokyo-Hakone ekiden

Aoyama Gakuin University got a leg up in the pursuit of the Tokyo-Hakone collegiate ekiden championship on Friday, when the school's team won the first day of the grueling road race for the first time ever. Aoyama Gakuin finished the five-segment, 107.5-km route between Tokyo's ...