Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

More Sports Aug 16, 2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday morning. Learmonth and Taylor Brown held hands as they crossed the line after organizers had earlier ...

Yuko Takahashi shows promise at Yokohama triathlon

More Sports May 21, 2019

Yuko Takahashi shows promise at Yokohama triathlon

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Two years ago, Yuko Takahashi moved to San Diego to join an elite multinational triathlon team, seeking to become a legitimate athlete. Her decision has paid off. The 28-year-old came up with her best result ever in the World Triathlon Series circuit, finishing finished fourth in ...

Glorious day for Japan's athletes

General | ASIAN GAMES Sep 1, 2018

Glorious day for Japan's athletes

A 10-gold bonanza across five sports on Friday took Japan's tally to 69 gold medals, more than at any Asian Games since the last time it topped the medal table in Bangkok in 1978. Japan's sailors provided four gold and its judoka three, while the ...

Yuko Takahashi triumphs in women's triathlon

More Sports Aug 31, 2018

Yuko Takahashi triumphs in women's triathlon

Yuko Takahashi captured gold in the women's triathlon at the Asian Games on Friday. Takahashi seized the initiative in the swim and never relinquished the lead, crossing the finish line at JSC Lake Jakabaring iin 1 hour, 59 minutes, 29 seconds to earn Japan its ...

Course for Tokyo 2020 triathlon set

More Sports Aug 3, 2018

Course for Tokyo 2020 triathlon set

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games announced Thursday the triathlon courses for the 2020 Games, saying the events will take place on the "most urban" course in Olympic history. The organizers and the International Triathlon Union said the individual triathlon, ...