Organisers of the Beijing marathon have barred Japanese runners from taking part due to safety concerns. Photo: AFP
Organisers of the Beijing marathon have barred Japanese runners from taking part due to safety concerns. Photo: AFP

Beijing marathon bars Japanese amid island row

Organisers of the Beijing marathon have barred Japanese runners from taking part due to safety concerns after a fresh flare-up in a territorial dispute between Japan and China, a report said Saturday.

Organisers of the Beijing marathon have barred Japanese runners from taking part due to safety concerns. Photo: AFP
Organisers of the Beijing marathon have barred Japanese runners from taking part due to safety concerns. Photo: AFP
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