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Glorious day for Japan's athletes

| 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

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

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, ...