Tokyo 2020 marathon route unveiled

Olympics / Summer Olympics May 31, 2018

Tokyo 2020 marathon route unveiled

The marathon and race walking courses for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will start and finish at New National Stadium and take competitors on a scenic tour of iconic city landmarks, organizers said Thursday. The organizing committee said the marathon course showcases the ...

More Sports / Track & Field Dec 21, 2017

Marathon runner Risa Shigetomo to retire next March

Former Olympian and two-time Osaka Women's Marathon winner Risa Shigetomo announced Thursday that she will retire next March. "I judged that this is the best time to stop," the 30-year-old said at a press conference. "I'd like to take a little rest." Shigetomo placed 79th in the ...