JAAF picks six runners for Rio de Janeiro marathons

More Sports / Athletics Mar 17, 2016

JAAF picks six runners for Rio de Janeiro marathons

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Former world championship bronze medalist Kayoko Fukushi headlines Japan's marathon squad for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the Japan Association of Athletics Federations revealed its six representatives on Thursday. Satoru Sasaki, Hisanori Kitajima and Suehiro Ishikawa will head to Brazil on the men's ...

Kirwa defends crown at Nagoya Marathon

More Sports / Athletics Mar 13, 2016

Kirwa defends crown at Nagoya Marathon

Bahrain's Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa successfully defended her title at the Nagoya Women's Marathon on Sunday. Kirwa, the Asian Games champion, came home in a time of 2 hours, 22 minutes, 40 seconds, while Tomomi Tanaka took second place in the race that was also the ...