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2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Russia

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Belgium

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Turkey vs. Brazil

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

IOC urges ‘sustainable’ Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YUYA SHINO (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 SummerGames avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues. Japanese officials, led by Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe, said earlier this month that rising labor and construction costs were forcing the Japanese capital to rethink […]

Rising Costs Force Review of Tokyo 2020 Venue Plans

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Reuters/Yuya Shino) (Reuters) – Rising labor and construction costs are forcing a review of Tokyo’s venue plans for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and could lead to a scaling back of facilities, Japanese officials said on Wednesday. The review will include all 10 venues that Tokyo plans to build for the […]

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.

Samsung extends deal as Olympics top sponsor to 2020

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/BEAWIHARTA (Reuters) – South Korea’s Samsung has extended its top sponsorship contract as an Olympics worldwide partner to 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Sunday. Samsung, who first signed up as a top sponsor with the IOC in 1998 and was a local sponsor at the 1988 Seoul Olympics as well, will […]

Japan Tells Youth Olympic Athletes not to Wear Uniforms in Nanjing

Nanjing’s stadium for the Youth Olympic Games (Twitter: @youtholympics) (Reuters) – The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has told its Youth Olympic Games athletes not to wear their official tracksuits when out and about in the host city of Nanjing in China due to fears over potential attacks. Ties between China and Japan, the world’s second- and third-largest economies, have been strained by a territorial row over […]

FIVB World Grand Prix Preview

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will be in search of its sixth FIVB World Grand Prix title as Team USA opens the tournament’s first of three preliminary round weekends Aug. 1-3 in Ankara, Turkey. The Americans begin the 2014 edition on Aug. 1 versus No. 6 Russia at 6 a.m. […]

USA Fencing Team Travels to Senior Worlds

Miles Chamley-Watson (Nicole Jomantas/USA Fencing) (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Team had one of its most successful Senior World Championships in 2013 and Team USA’s medalists will be back for more in Kazan, Russia from July 15-23. Individual preliminary rounds will take place from July 15-17 for athletes ranked outside the top 16 […]

IOC Has to Explain Merits of Games Better, says Bach

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do a better job of explaining the merits of hosting the Games to cities considering an application, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. Only three cities – Oslo, Almaty in Kazakhstan and Beijing – were confirmed as official candidates to host the […]

2014 USA Rugby vs. Japan: Los Angeles, CA (Mobile)

The Eagles have a 12-1-7 all-time record against Japan, with last year’s PNC match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo the 20th meeting between the two nations.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Japan: Los Angeles, CA

The Eagles have a 12-1-7 all-time record against Japan, with last year’s PNC match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo the 20th meeting between the two nations.

USA Eagles Host Japan in Pacific Nations Cup

USA Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Chad Wise CARSON, Calif. – The USA Eagles will look to bring a winning brand of rugby to Southern California June 14, when Japan crosses the Pacific Ocean for the Eagles’ opening match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. StubHub Center previously hosted the Eagles’ Pacific Nations Cup match […]

American Sprinter Justin Gatlin Continues Winning Streak At Diamond League Rome

Men’s 100m: Justin Gatlin looked dominant, winning the 100m in 9.91 seconds on June 5 at the IAAF Diamond League from Rome. He has not lost a race in 2014 after collecting wins in Tokyo (10.02 into a -3.5 m/s headwind), Shanghai (9.92), Beijing (9.87) and Eugene (wind-assisted 9.76). Gatlin scored his third win in Rome after winning […]

 
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