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Olympic marathons set to move out of Tokyo to cooler north

Seattle Times Wednesday, 16 October 2019
TOKYO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee wants to move the Tokyo Games marathons 800 kilometers (500 miles) north to avoid the searing heat in the city. The IOC says the new plan to stage the marathons and race walking events in Sapporo, the host city of the 1972 Winter Olympics, “will mean significantly lower […]
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