Japanese athletes react to Olympic postponement

Olympics Mar 25, 2020

Japanese athletes react to Olympic postponement

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Some of Japan’s top athletes have expressed mixed feelings following Tuesday’s announcement that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee had agreed to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for “about a year” amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Veteran female sport climber Akiyo ...

Tomoa Narasaki earns second overall World Cup bouldering title

More Sports Jun 9, 2019

Tomoa Narasaki earns second overall World Cup bouldering title

Tomoa Narasaki finished runner-up at the final bouldering World Cup event of the season on Saturday to earn his second overall title in three years. Narasaki, the 2016 overall and world champion, placed second behind compatriot Yoshiyuki Ogata in the final in Vail, Colorado. Ogata ...