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JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS

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Feb 10, 2023
Japan prepares tough test for Olympic marathon hopefuls
Looking ahead to the 2024 Paris Olympics, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Thursday it had prepared a suitably difficult challenge for its Oct. 15 Marathon Grand Championship Olympic qualifying event.
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Jul 19, 2022
Four new COVID cases reported in Japan's worlds delegation
As a precaution, the remaining members of the Japanese delegation are not sharing common spaces with other delegations.
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Jul 17, 2022
Japan's world athletics team rocked by COVID-19 outbreak
A joint statement from World Athletics, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations and local organizers said the outbreak had hit endurance athletes and staff.
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Mar 15, 2022
Successor to Fukuoka International Marathon set for December
The new race scheduled for Dec. 4 is set to feature around 100 elite runners, according to the Japan Association of Athletics Federations.
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Oct 3, 2021
Japan bidding to host 2025 World Athletics Championships
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has repeatedly stated his desire to see Tokyo's National Stadium showcase the event.
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Jan 26, 2021
Marathon and track and field Olympic test events set for May
The Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Monday that test events for marathon and track and field events for this summer's Tokyo Olympics will be held in May.
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Jan 22, 2021
Runner Hitomi Niiya named track association's top athlete of 2020
The Japan Association of Athletics Federations honored the 32-year-old after she set a national record in the 10,000 during last month's distance championships in Osaka.
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Oct 13, 2020
Sporting organizations ramp up fight against voyeuristic photography
Sporting organizations have struggled to find ways to prevent non-consensual photography, which is not a crime in Japan, from taking place at events.
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Dec 16, 2019
Race walker Yusuke Suzuki named JAAF's Athlete of the Year
Race walk gold medalist Yusuke Suzuki was named the Athlete of the Year at the annual Athletics Award of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations on Monday in Tokyo.
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Dec 20, 2018
JAAF seeks to ban use of iron injections by long-distance runners
The Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Thursday it is looking at stricter controls on iron injections which can enhance the performance of long-distance runners.
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Apr 6, 2018
Track mentors developing ambitious plans for Japan's runners before 2020 Olympics
Japan's track and field athletes have enjoyed some notable achievements in recent years, including medal-winning feats by the men's 4x100-meter relay team and Yuta Shitara's recent national marathon record-breaking performance.
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Dec 19, 2017
JAAF recognizes top athletes at annual awards banquet
Post-Olympic years are usually considered down years. But it wasn't necessarily the case for Japan's track and field scene, which was highlighted by some notable feats and accomplishments in 2017.
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Jul 25, 2017
Japan men book spots in both relays for worlds
The Japan men's 4x100-meter and 4x400 relay teams have booked a spot for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday.
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Apr 18, 2017
JAAF announces Grand Champion Series for Olympic marathon qualifying
Japan's runners for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics marathon will be chosen through a two-year qualifying process called the Grand Champion Series starting this summer, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations decided at Tuesday's extraordinary board meeting.
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Apr 7, 2017
JAAF looking to raise bar for nation's male sprinters
The Japan men's 4x100-meter relay team stunned the world by capturing the silver medal at last summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. And that feat made its compatriots think the future is bright for the nation's sprinters for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and beyond.
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Mar 17, 2017
JAAF names marathon squad for world championships
Yuka Ando, who clocked Japan's fourth-best time in her debut race on Sunday, was named among six marathon runners by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations on Friday to compete at this summer's IAAF World Athletics Championships in London.
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Dec 19, 2016
Olympic silver medal-winning relay team picks up Athlete of the Year award
The team of Aska Cambridge, Yoshihide Kiryu, Ryota Yamagata and Shota Iizuka, which stunned the world by capturing the silver medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay at this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, received the Athlete of the Year award at the annual Athletic Award ceremony hosted by the Japan...
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Nov 10, 2016
Star sprinter Sani Brown decides to attend University of Florida
Sprint phenom Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is set to enroll at the University of Florida, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations announced on Thursday.
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Jul 15, 2016
After one-medal showing in London, Japan track team aims for better performance in Rio
With less than a month until the track and field competition begins at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the Japanese delegation for the sport assembled at Tokyo's National Training Center for a send-off event hosted by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations on Friday.
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Jun 30, 2016
Sprinter Yamagata aims for success at Rio Games
Despite coming up short in the national championships, Olympic-bound sprinter Ryota Yamagata has high expectations for himself at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Games.

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