Stories By Jack Tarrant
Tokyo 2020 organizers hold earthquake drill at Olympics venue
Tokyo 2020 organizers held an earthquake drill on Thursday at Ariake Gymnastics Centre, a newly built venue for next year’s Olympics,...
Prime Minister Abe opens Tokyo 2020 National Stadium
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hailed the completion of the National Stadium built for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Sunday, his...
Tokyo 2020 National Stadium officially finished
Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of next year’s Olympic Games, was officially finished on Saturday and handed over...
Tokyo 2020 venues near completion eight months from Games
Construction at two Tokyo 2020 venues is nearing completion eight months before the start of the Olympics, as preparations for the...
Tokyo governor gives reluctant consent to marathon venue move
Sapporo was formally approved on Friday as host of the marathon events at next year’s Summer Olympics with the reluctant consent...
Rugby/ 3 years ago
Canadian rugby players help Typhoon Hagibis recovery efforts
Canada’s players helped the local community in Kamaishi recover from Typhoon Hagibis on Sunday after their final Rugby World Cup match...
Cycling/ 4 years ago
Global cyclists begin final leg to deliver Rugy World Cup whistle
After travelling almost 20,000 km (12,500 miles) across 27 countries since leaving London’s Twickenham Stadium 223 days ago, intrepid cyclists Ron...
Olympics/ 4 years ago
IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo’s ‘urban festival’
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s “urban festival”, which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic...
Rugby/ 4 years ago
Rugby World Cup: Japan’s veteran maulers happy to die in their boots
Japan may have been seen as a leftfield choice to host the Rugby World Cup but if you want a sense...
Olympics/ 4 years ago
Climbers hoping to boost Japan’s medal count at 2020 Games
TOKYO – Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi have boosted Japan’s hopes of a medal when sport climbing makes its Olympic debut...
THE FANATIC’S FCS TOP 25
FCS Top 25: North Dakota State moves into top spot in our rankings
Coupled with South Dakota State’s unexpected early struggle against upset-minded Southern Illinois (2-3) in...