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2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2 (Mobile)

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

Kimetto takes Tokyo record as Kenyans sweep podium

(Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto claimed his first marathon victory in only his second race over the distance when the Kenyan won the Tokyo Marathon in a race record time on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished in a time of two hours, six minutes and 50 seconds to smash […]

2014 Tokyo Marathon: Tsegaye wins Womens

Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) sets a new course record at 2:22:23, crushing the old record by three minutes. Birhane Dibaba, her fellow country woman, was just sevens seconds behind in 2nd.

2014 Tokyo Marathon: Chumba wins

They were hoping to get a course record and Dickson Chumba (KEN) delivered, beating the old one by over a minute with a personal best as well, at 2:05:41.

2014 Tokyo Marathon (Mobile)

Around 36,000 runners run through the busy streets that are shut down to traffic, of Metropolitan Tokyo. Tokyo Marathon unites people and makes a great contribution to provide a dream to our society.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Kaneko wins 200m Backstroke

The race was a battle between Mitchell Larkin and Yuki Shirai (JPN) until the last length, when Masaki Kaneko (JPN) sprinted to the line to win the Men’s 200m backstroke by .13 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Hosszu and Coutts tie

Katinka Hosszu (HUN) picks up her 5th win the Women’s 100m Individual Medley, sharing it with Alicia Coutts (AUS), as they tied at 57.53 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Morozov wins 50m Free

At 20.71 seconds, Vladimir Morozov (RUS) picks up his 6th win this season in the Men’s 50m Freestyle, holding off Anthony Ervin (USA) by .38 seconds

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Hagino wins 200m IM

Kousuke Hagino (JPN) sets a new world cup record to win the Men’s 200m Individual Medley at 1:51.50, beating Chad le Clos (RSA) by .81 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Godsoe wins 50m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) picks up his second win in the Men’s 50m Backstroke this season, posting the fastest time of the year at 23.07 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Aussies set World Record

Just as they did in the Mixed Medley, Team Australia, comprised of Tomaso D’Orsogna, Cate Campbell, Travis Mahoney, and Bronte Campbell, set a new world record in the Mixed 4×50 Freestyle, at 1:29.61

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Efimova gets World Record

In the Women’s 50m Breaststroke short course, Luliia Efimova (RUS) breaks Jessica Hardy’s 4-year-long record by .09 seconds, setting the new record at 28.71 seconds.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Day 2

International top-swimmers meet up in Tokyo to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Schoeman wins 50m Breast

Roland Schoeman (RSA) remains flawless in the Men’s 50m Breaststroke, winning the first seven races with just one to go, beating Christian Sprenger (AUS) by .14 seconds, at 26.12.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Coutts wins 100m Fly

Alicia Coutts (AUS) beats Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) and Katinka Hosszu (HUN) with a World Cup record at 55.30 seconds in the Women’s 200m Butter Stroke.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Eugene Godsoe wins 100m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) gets his second win this season (winning earlier in Singapore) at 49.87, beating Robert Hurley (AUS) by .05 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Le Clos wins 200m Fly

With just one more race in the season, World Cup leader Chad le Clos (RSA) is now seven for seven in the Men’s 200m Butterfly Stroke, beating Kousuke Hagino (JPN) by .69 seconds

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Hosszu wins 200m IM

With just one more race in the season, World Cup leader Katinka Hosszu (HUN) is now seven for seven in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley, beating Alicia Coutts (AUS) by 1.11 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Gyurta wins 200m Backstroke

Daniel Gyurta (HUN) gets his first win this season in the World Cup, with a Cup record at 2:01.30, beating Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) by 2.33 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Australia win new World Record

Powered by Robert Hurley, Christian Spenger, Alicia Coutts and Cate Campbell, Team Australia breaks their four day old world record by .18 seconds in the Mixed 4×50 Medley.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Day 1

International top-swimmers meet up in Tokyo to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

Summer 2020: Tokyo

By Ossian Shine BUENOS AIRES | Sat Sep 7, 2013 (Reuters) – Tokyo was awarded the 2020 summer Games on Saturday, beating Istanbul in a head-to-head vote after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had addressed the International Olympic Committee in person to allay fears over the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The Japanese capital won the right […]

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Hardest Hits

Check out the hardest hits and roughest tackles of the finals.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Top 5 Tries

From a great catch, to a brilliant chip and chase, to a surprise coast-to-coast score, watch the best of the finals.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: South Africa wins Cup

After being blanked 0-12 in the first half, South Africa bounced back to defeat New Zealand 24-19 to win their second Cup of the season.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: USA interview

Acting USA captain Zack Test talks about Team USA’s biggest win of the season and the biggest since Hong Kong 2001.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: USA wins Plate

The USA men’s 7s team shut out Scotland 17-0 to win the Plate at the Tokyo 7s, the first time they have won the Plate in a World Series tournament in 12 years.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: USA beats Fiji

In the Plate Semi-Final, Fiji led 19-7 in the first half, but as both teams began to run out of steam, it was USA in the second half that was able to take the win 21-19 and advance to the Plate Final.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: USA vs New Zealand

In the Cup Quarter Finals, Team USA walked away with pride to a tight score by Zack Test, but speedster Carlin Isles was hit hard and forced to to leave the game, as New Zeland got the win 19-12.

2013 IRB Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Day 2 (mobile)

This year’s participating countries are New Zealand, Fiji, England, Samoa, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Wales, France, Scotland, US, Kenya, Canada, Spain, Portugal and Japan, total of 16 countries. This event airs 3/30 @ 8:00pmET/5:00pmPT.

2013 IRB Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Day 2

This year’s participating countries are New Zealand, Fiji, England, Samoa, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Wales, France, Scotland, US, Kenya, Canada, Spain, Portugal and Japan, a total of 16 countries.

Kimetto takes Tokyo record as Kenyans sweep podium

Feb 24 (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto claimed his first marathon victory in only his second race over the distance when the Kenyan won the Tokyo Marathon in a race record time on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished in a time of two hours, six minutes and 50 seconds to smash Swiss Viktor Rothlin’s 2008 record by […]

2013 Tokyo Marathon: Women’s Race: Winner loses lunch

If you’ve just won a marathon, who cares if you lose your lunch like poor Aberu Kebede (ETH) does?!

2013 Tokyo Marathon: Women’s Race: Kebede wins

As the Tokyo Marathon becomes a Major, Aberu Kebede (ETH) gets the win at 2:25:34.

2013 Tokyo Marathon: Kimetto wins

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) sets a course record at 2:06:50 in Toyko, which is now one of the World Marathon Majors; Michael Kipyego (KEN) was 8 seconds back in second.

2013 Tokyo Marathon

In November 2012 it was declared that from 2013 it would one of six World Marathon Majors.

Tokyo promises quick marathon on Majors debut

Feb 22 (Reuters) – A majority of elite runners will be confident of lowering personal bests when the Tokyo Marathon debuts as a World Marathon Majors race on Sunday with a stellar field and favorable weather forecast for the Japanese capital. From 2013, Tokyo joins Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York in the six-legged […]

Australia vs. Samoa in Tokyo 7′s Cup Final

Ed Jenkins raises the winner’s trophy as Australian players celebrate after defeating Samoa 28-26 in the final of the Tokyo Sevens rugby tournament.

Rugby 7′s action from Tokyo day 2

2012, Tokyo, Japan, IRB Rugby 7′s World Series, painful hits and crazy fans, what’s not to love about Rugby 7′s?

Best scores Tokyo Rugby 7′s day 2

2012, Tokyo, Japan, IRB Rugby 7′s World Series, thought kenya walked away empty handed, they had some of the most amazing scores of the day.

2014 Toyko Marathon

Around 36,000 runners run through the busy streets that are shut down to traffic, of Metropolitan Tokyo. Tokyo Marathon unites people and makes a great contribution to provide a dream to our society.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: American Godsoe wins 50m Back

After winning yesterday’s 100m back, Eugene Godsoe (USA) added another gold medal to his collection as he finished with a time of 23.07 in today’s event. Godsoe was also the winner of the 50m Back in Singapore and Tokyo.

Japan May Scale Down Olympic Stadium

Credit: Reuters/Tokyo 2020 Bid Commitee/Handout (Reuters) - Japan may scale down its plans for a new Tokyo stadium for the 2020 Olympic Games in an effort to curtail rising costs and fend off criticism the originally planned building is too large. Olympics minister Hakubun Shimomura told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday that the new stadium could cost as much as […]

Universal Sports Network Announces Expanded Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon

Los Angeles (October 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports programming, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET. LIVE race day coverage from Copley Square will also include pre- and post-race […]

Wilson Kipsang Breaks Marathon World Record In Berlin

REUTERS – Kenyan Wilson Kipsang made the most of the notoriously flat and fast Berlin streets to smash the marathon world record by 15 seconds en route to taking the title on Sunday. The 31-year-old Kipsang clocked a time of two hours, three minutes and 23 seconds to better the previous mark set two years […]

Wrestling Reclaims Its Spot In The 2020 Olympics

By Karolos Grohmann BUENOS AIRES | Sun Sep 8, 2013 2:10pm EDT (Reuters) – Wrestling completed an unprecedented comeback on Sunday, reclaiming its spot in the 2020 Olympic Games after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic Committee vote. An iconic Olympic sport, wrestling featured in the ancient Olympics as well […]

Universal Sports Network announces April “Marathon-A-Thon” programming

Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, announced it will present its first “Marathon-A-Thon” highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, starting at 9:30 AM ET. During the month of April, endurance sports fans can watch encore presentations of the world’s […]

Wrestling in shock as IOC wields Games axe

The Aug. 5, 2012 file photo shows Cuba’s Gustavo Balart, left, competing with South Korea’s Choi Gyu-jin during 55-kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program. The IOC […]

FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup 2012 action starts in Dubai

South Africa’s Chad le Clos shakes hands with Japan’s Daiya Seto after winning the men’s 200m butterfly final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) No less than 130 swimmers from 32 nations will compete on October 2-3 in the first leg of the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup […]

Sublime Farah delivers distance gold for Britain

Mohamed Farah (GBR) finishes first as Galen Rupp (USA) finishes second in the men’s 10000m during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports) By Neil Maidment LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Mo Farah delivered on all the huge pre-Games hype with a coruscating run to become Britain’s first 10,000 metres […]

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

Mother doesn’t always know best

Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber (USA) (right) listens as her mother Rita Wieber (left) answers a question during the Procter & Gamble “thank you, mom” press conference featuring USA Olympic athletes and their mothers. (Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE) By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – If Jordyn Wieber’s mother had freaked out and followed her maternal […]

London set for ‘Wieber Fever’ in gymnastics

U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber performs her floor exercise at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California June 29, 2012. The prospect of a U.S. one-two in the Olympic Games women’s all-around competition gained fresh momentum after Gabby Douglas upset favorite Jordyn Wieber on the final day of the American gymnastics trials. Picture taken […]

Concussion a dim memory for elated Maroney

U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney (L) gets a hug from her coach Arthur Akopyan after competing on the vault at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California, July 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, July 1 (Reuters) – Three weeks after her Olympic dream appeared to be in tatters after […]

 
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