Japan sets team for World Relays

More Sports / Track & Field Apr 26, 2019

Japan sets team for World Relays

by Kaz Nagatsuka

National record holder Yoshihide Kiryu and Asian Games silver medalist Ryota Yamagata will headline Japan's 44-athlete national team for the upcoming IAAF World Relays, the Japan Association of Athletics Federation announced on Friday. It will be the first time that Japan hosts the global relay-only ...

Japan men reign supreme in 100-meter relay

More Sports / Track & Field Aug 30, 2018

Japan men reign supreme in 100-meter relay

Japan's men's 4x100-meter sprint foursome showed on Thursday it has not lost a step since its runner-up finish in Rio, winning the Asian Games title with ease. Running a 38.16-second time, the team of 100-meter bronze medalist Ryota Yamagata, Shuhei Tada, Yoshihide Kiryu and Asuka ...

Japan sending strong squad to Asian Games

General Aug 16, 2018

Japan sending strong squad to Asian Games

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The 18th edition of the Asian Games, the region's biggest sporting extravaganza, will officially begin on Saturday in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. Many of the national teams are dispatching their best squads, considering the fact that the games will be a significant opportunity to test ...