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Dec 2, 2013 | The Japan Times

Japan relay squad striving for consistent success

Competing as a team is something Japan is good at in sports. So why not do so in track and field? With the IAAF World Relays set to be inaugurated in Nassau, Bahamas, next May, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations has decided to run its national relay teams constantly, not just when there are Olympics and world championships.


Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thu Jul 25, 2013

The Japan Times

Yamagata aims to reach 100-meter final at world championships

Everybody now talks about high school sprinting sensation Yoshihide Kiryu, recognizing the 17-year-old is the fastest current man in Japan.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay

Mon Jun 10, 2013

The Japan Times

Rising star Kiryu ready to make mark on track

Budding rivalry: Yoshihide Kiryu and Ryota Yamagata pose for pictures after the 100-meter race at the National Championships at Tokyo's Ajinomoto Stadium on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Shinji Takahira

Fri Jun 07, 2013

Daily Yomiuri

Kiryu glides into 100 finalJune 8, 2013 High school sprint star...

High school sprint star Yoshihide Kiryu eased to victory in his qualifying heat of the men's 100 meters at the Japan athletics championships in Tokyo.


Related Topix: Sports, Masashi Eriguchi, Summer Olympic, Seito Yamamoto, Hitomi Niiya, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Yuki Ebihara, Summer Olympics

Sun Aug 05, 2012

Olympics athletics: Bolt, Blake headlines semi-finalists for 100m

Defending champion Usain Bolt and nemesis Yohan Blake easily won their first round heats to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's 100 metres at the London Olympics here Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Bailey, Summer Olympic, Olympic Water Polo, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Keston Bledman, Richard Thompson, Paul Williams


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35