Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 will change social perception towards impairment, claims Japanese Paralympic chief

By Emily Goddard

Yasushi Yamawaki has said Tokyo 2020 will change social perception towards impairment in Japan ©Getty ImagesTokyo 2020 will create a more inclusive society in his nation by shifting social perception towards impairment, Yasushi Yamawaki, President of the Japanese Paralympic Committee, has claimed. 

Celebrations beginning to mark 50 years since Tokyo 1964 Paralympics

By Nick Butler

The Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games, exactly fifty years ago ©Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesFive days of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games are due to begin in the Japanese capital tomorrow.

Tokyo 2020 will propel Paralympic Movement to "unimaginable heights" predicts IPC President

By Gary Anderson

IPC President Sir Philip Craven is confident that Tokyo 2020 will be a big success for the Paralympic Movement ©Tokyo 2020International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has claimed that Tokyo 2020 will propel the Movement "to unimaginable heights".

Badminton to make Paralympics debut after IPC approve 16 sports for Tokyo 2020

By Gary Anderson

Para-badminton will make its Paralympic Games debut after being approved for Tokyo 2020 by the IPC ©Badminton EnglandBadminton will make its Paralympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020 after it was one of 16 sports approved today for inclusion on the programme for the Games.

IPC to delay final decision on Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games sports programme

By Gary Anderson

Para-taekwondo is one of the sports vying for a place on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games programme ©WTFThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that a final decision on the make-up of the sports programme at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will be delayed until early next year.

Pan American Para-Taekwondo Championships latest step in Tokyo 2020 campaign

By Paul Osborne

The WTF believes that the 2014 Pan America Para-Taekwondo Championships has hlp build momentum for the sports inclusion at Tokyo 2020 ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) is continuing to build momentum in its efforts to see the sport included on the Paralympic programme at Tokyo 2020 following the conclusion of the Pan America Para-Taekwondo Championships.

Tokyo 2020 celebrate Paralympic values with six years to go until Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Tokyo 2020 have marked six years to go until the start of the Paralympics by celebrating the values of the Games ©Tokyo 2020/TwitterThe values of the Paralympics have been celebrated by organisers of Tokyo 2020 as they mark six years to go until the Games begin.

Taekwondo steps up Tokyo 2020 bid with demonstrations at IWAS World Junior Games

By Emily Goddard

Para-taekwondo was included as a demonstration sport for first time at the IWAS World Junior Games this week ©WTFTaekwondo was included as a demonstration sport for the first time at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Junior Games as it continued its campaign for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. 

WTF submits final application for Para-taekwondo Tokyo 2020 bid

By Paul Osborne

The World Taekwondo Federation has submitted its final application for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today submitted its final application for inclusion on the programme at Tokyo 2020 to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
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