Rikako Ikee looks back on leukemia fight

Olympics Feb 20, 2020

Rikako Ikee looks back on leukemia fight

Rising swimming star Rikako Ikee called her recent therapy for leukemia the turning point in her life in a televised interview aired on Wednesday. The 19-year-old Ikee, the MVP of the 2018 Asian Games and a gold medal candidate for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before ...

Rikako Ikee not ready to give up on 2020 Olympics

More Sports / Swimming Mar 13, 2019

Rikako Ikee not ready to give up on 2020 Olympics

Swimming star Rikako Ikee said Wednesday she will not give up on competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics despite being diagnosed with leukemia a month ago. A day after local organizers marked 500 days until the start of the games, Ikee shared her resolution on ...