Rowers at Olympic test event treated for heatstroke symptoms

More Sports Aug 11, 2019

Rowers at Olympic test event treated for heatstroke symptoms

A number of athletes at the world rowing junior championships, a test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics, received treatment Sunday after displaying symptoms of heatstroke. As temperatures reached 34 degrees Celsius around Olympic rowing venue Sea Forest Waterway, a British men's rower was unable ...

Heatstroke death toll tops 100 in Tokyo

National Aug 6, 2018

Heatstroke death toll tops 100 in Tokyo

The heatstroke death toll has topped 100 in Tokyo's 23 wards this year for the first time in three years, officials at the metropolitan government's medical examiners' office said Monday. A total of 105 people, aged in their 40s to 90s, died from heatstroke in ...