Relay team proud of 4x100 bronze

More Sports / Athletics Aug 15, 2017

Relay team proud of 4x100 bronze

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Japan men's 4x100-meter relay team stunned the world when it captured the silver medal at last summer's Rio Olympics. But the team's latest success provides momentum toward the 2020 Tokyo Games. The Japan track and field team for the recent world championships in London returned ...

Sani Brown sprints to head of class

More Sports / Athletics Jun 26, 2017

Sani Brown sprints to head of class

by Shintaro Kano

The 10-second barrier has been unbreakable for Japanese sprinters in the 100 meters, Koji Ito coming the closest in 1998 when he ran it in 10 seconds flat. But Abdul Hakim Sani Brown, the 18-year-old half-Ghanaian prodigy, is giving Japan hope the wall may finally ...