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, ...

Business Aug 30, 2019

EU extends tariffs on Chinese bicycles, fearing import flood

The European Union has extended for a further five years anti-dumping duties on Chinese bicycles, the bloc said in its official journal on Thursday, after concluding that any lifting of measures would lead to a flood of imports. Imported Chinese bicycles have been subject to ...

Voices | OVERHEARD Feb 2, 2019

Emergency stop

"I love the way elderly women in Japan stop their bikes at traffic lights by jumping off them as they're moving."

Tokyo Games organizers confirm courses for 2020 cycling events

Olympics Oct 10, 2018

Tokyo Games organizers confirm courses for 2020 cycling events

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Games announced the routes for the Olympic individual time trial and Paralympic road race on Wednesday, finalizing the courses for all cycling events taking place in two years' time. The courses for the Olympic time trial and Paralympic ...