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IOC plan to move Tokyo Olympic marathon to Hokkaido due to heat concerns

10 October, 2019 10:02 pm 10:02 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced a plan to move the marathon and race walking at Tokyo 2020 to Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido from originally planned courses in the capital due to worries about heat. The IOC’s statement said that it is planning to move the events to Sapporo, which … Read More