75-year-old rider Hoketsu to miss out on Rio spot

Olympics May 18, 2016

75-year-old rider Hoketsu to miss out on Rio spot

Japan's 75-year-old equestrian Hiroshi Hoketsu will not be competing in this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics after he was unable to meet the criteria to join a qualifying trial for the Japanese team, Kyodo News learned Tuesday. Hoketsu, who made his Olympic debut in Tokyo ...

Olympics Apr 29, 2016

Show jumper Keach returning to Olympics after 28 years

Australian show jumper Scott Keach will not be alone in competing in his second Olympics in Rio later this year but it is unlikely anyone else in the Athletes' Village will have waited so long for another taste of the Summer Games. Keach was named ...

More Sports / Horse Racing Jan 14, 2016

Hoketsu seeks Olympic berth at age 74

Equestrian rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, who made his Olympic debut in Tokyo in 1964 and appeared in the 2012 London Games at the Japan record of 71 years of age, will be aiming to compete in his fourth Olympics after applying for a qualifying trial, ...