Japan to tighten regulations on dangerous bicycle riding

National / Crime & Legal Jun 9, 2020

Japan to tighten regulations on dangerous bicycle riding

The Cabinet approved Tuesday an enforcement order of the recently revised traffic law to tighten regulations on dangerous bicycle riding amid the increasing popularity of cycling due to the spread of the new coronavirus and growing health awareness. The enforcement order will prohibit such actions ...

Yumi Kajihara pedals to world title

More Sports Feb 29, 2020

Yumi Kajihara pedals to world title

Japan was awarded a 2020 Olympic quota spot in the women's omnium when Yumi Kajihara claimed gold at the World Track Cycling Championships in Germany on Friday, virtually guaranteeing herself a spot on the Olympic team. The 22-year-old University of Tsukuba senior, winner of the ...

Landslides damage 2020 Olympic road race cycling course in Kanagawa

National Oct 18, 2019

Landslides damage 2020 Olympic road race cycling course in Kanagawa

The Sagamihara Municipal Government on Thursday said part of the Olympic cycling road race course has been hit by landslides along National Highway 413 in Kanagawa Prefecture. The landslides were triggered by the devastating rain caused by Typhoon Hagibis over the weekend, city officials said, ...