Hakone ekiden's stubborn crowds cause for Olympic concern

Athletics Jan 6, 2021

Hakone ekiden's stubborn crowds cause for Olympic concern

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The 2021 Tokyo-Hakone Round-Trip College Ekiden Race concluded as a last-mile thriller between the eventual winner Komazawa University and runner-up Soka University. But the latest edition of the biggest New Year sporting tradition in Japan delivered many other intriguing topics. One of the most talked-about stories ...

Nike to offer retail version of disputed shoe

More Sports / Athletics Feb 6, 2020

Nike to offer retail version of disputed shoe

Nike announced on Wednesday that later this month it will begin selling a version of the running shoe Eliud Kipchoge wore when he broke the two-hour marathon barrier last October. The Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next% has 3.95-cm thick sole, according to The Guardian, making ...