Paralympic archery team member Yoshitsugu Naka dies at 60

Paralympics Feb 9, 2021

Paralympic archery team member Yoshitsugu Naka dies at 60

Yoshitsugu Naka, a Japanese archer who had qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics, died at the age of 60, the Japan Para Archery Federation said Tuesday. The national governing body of para archery said Naka had been undergoing medical treatment since last November and had died ...

More Sports Jul 14, 2019

Saudi sports official hugged female worker at Tokyo hotel: sources

A sports official from Saudi Arabia, in Tokyo for an archery test event ahead of next year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, made unwanted advances toward a woman working at the Saudi team's Tokyo hotel, sources knowledgeable about the allegation said Saturday. According to the sources, ...

Japan duo relish mixed archery gold

More Sports Aug 28, 2018

Japan duo relish mixed archery gold

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Even the hands of an experienced veteran like Takaharu Furukawa sometimes tremble with tension while shooting an arrow at a target 70 meters away. Yet he explained that mental fortitude plays a huge role in archery. "Archery is about mental strength," Furukawa said after he and ...