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Feature19 Mar 2021

Suzuki seeks more speedy starts with Sapporo in his sights

Yusuke Suzuki is unrepentant about the fast starts in races that cost him in the past.

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Feature27 Jun 2020

Glimmers of hope for Asia’s leading athletes as they prepare to return to competition

Asia may have been the first continent that was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, but strict guidelines remain in place across many countries, and there is still some uncertainty about when and how competition will resume.

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Report29 Sep 2019

Report: men's 50km race walk - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

History was made in more ways than one in the men’s 50km race walk at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 as Saturday (28) merged into Sunday (29).

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News30 May 2019

Japan selects team for road events at IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

The Japanese Athletics Federation (JAAF) has named its team for the road events at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will run from 27 September until 6 October.

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News13 Feb 2016

2016 IAAF Race Walking Challenge – one week to go

The 14th edition of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge starts in the Australian city of Adelaide in barely a week’s time on Sunday 21 February and is just one of 11 chances for the top athletes to accumulate points and possibly get a share of the huge $200,000 prize money pot.

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News21 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – race walks

Three world records at the championship distances and the third-fastest 50km of all time tells a tale of race walkers shooting for the stars in 2015.

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News04 Aug 2015

Suzuki and Sani Brown feature on Japan’s team for IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

A world record-holder and a recent global champion are among the athletes named on Japan’s team for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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Press Release18 May 2015

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified...

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Report15 Mar 2015

Suzuki breaks 20km race walk world record

Japan's Yusuke Suzuki broke the 20km race walk world record* at the Asian Race Walking Championships in his home town of Nomi on Sunday (15), exactly one week after Yohann Diniz set the previous mark.

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Previews30 Apr 2014

Senior men's race preview – IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014

Familiar foes are ready to do battle at the 26th IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang over the coming weekend (3-4) as China and Russia once again stand out as main contenders for the individual and team gold medals in the two senior men’s events.

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Report16 Mar 2014

Kim cruises to Korean record at Asian 20km Race Walking Championships

There was a new Korean record by seven seconds for Hyunsub Kim in Nomi City, Japan, with victory in 1:19:24 at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Sunday (16).

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Report10 Mar 2013

Suzuki breaks Japanese record at Asian Race Walking Championships

Japanese athletes Yusuke Suzuki and Kumi Otoshi delighted the home crowd in Nomi, Japan, on Sunday (10) with their victories at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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