Marathon and track and field Olympic test events set for May

Track & Field 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. The Hokkaido-Sapporo Marathon Festival, a half-marathon event, will be held on May 5, while National Stadium in ...

More Sports / Track & Field 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. Yoshihide Kiryu and Kenji Fujimitsu have been selected for the 4x100 for the Aug. 4-13 championships ...

JAAF names marathon squad for world championships

More Sports / Track & Field 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. The 23-year-old, one of the three ...