All posts tagged "track and field"
Features/ 2 years ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Cuba’s ‘Queen of Speed’ Maintains Unbeatable Aura at Tokyo Games
The 29-year-old Omara Durand Elias’ unbeaten streak began in 2011.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Japan’s Karasawa and Wada Race to Silver and Bronze in T11 5,000-Meter Event
The vision-impaired Karasawa explained: “The fellow runner is the eyes of the athlete and the strategic brain, making his role an...
Five Athletes to Watch at the Paralympics
Some of the world’s most successful Para athletes are returning to the spotlight at the Tokyo Games.
Japan Sports Notebook/ 2 years ago
Sebastian Coe Supports Staging World Athletics Championships in Tokyo in Near Future
But will the global athletics supremo’s comments give the Japanese capital a big boost in the next few years?
Features/ 2 years ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Memories From the Tokyo Olympics Are Special, Varied and Abundant
The Olympic flame is no longer flickering in the nation’s capital, but so many memories remain vivid and meaningful.
MARATHON | Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge Defends Olympic Title with Dominant Run
The 36-year-old pulled away from the pack at the 30-km mark and never looked back.
TRACK and FIELD | India Wins First Gold of the Tokyo Olympics
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra became the second-ever gold medalist for the country in an individual event.
OLYMPIC DIGEST | Daily Highlights for August 5
Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics have been performing super (and super-human) athletic feats, even as COVID-19 and other controversies swirl. With...
TRACK and FIELD | Japan Qualifies for Men’s 4x100-Meter Relay Final
Shuhei Tada, Ryota Yamagata, Yoshihide Kiryu and Yuki Koike completed their qualifying heat in 38.16 seconds.
OLYMPIC DIGEST | Daily Highlights for August 4
Wrestler Yukako Kawai triumphs in the women’s freestyle 62-kg final, winning the same division that her older sister Risako did at...
OLYMPIC DIGEST | Daily Highlights for August 3
Marco Asensio’s goal in the 115th minute sends Spain into the final against Brazil, relegating Japan to play Mexico in the...
TRACK and FIELD | Karsten Warholm Eclipses Own World Record in 400-Meter Hurdles En Route to Olympic Gold
The Norwegian completes the final in 45.94 seconds a month after topping Kevin Young’s record set at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.