The Paralympic flag today arrived in Tokyo from Rio de Janeiro and has been hung at the t the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Plaza alongside the Olympic one which arrived in the Japanese capital last month.
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
Namibia should increase its funding to its Paralympic athletes by nearly 50 times to help them move closer to achieving their target of finishing in the top 10 countries at Tokyo 2020 after the team enjoyed after its most successful-ever Games at Rio 2016.
Japanese Paralympic Committee (JPC) President Mitsunori Torihara has admitted they will have to analyse and decide which sports to concentrate on at Tokyo 2020 after they failed to win a gold medal at Rio 2016 and ranked 59th overall, their worst ever performance.
The district of Aomi has been provisionally approved to host the Paralympic Games football five-a-side competition during Tokyo 2020, it has been announced here today on the eve of Rio 2016.
Two public events involving schoolchildren have been held in Tokyo today to mark exactly four years to go until the 2020 Paralympic Games begin in the Japanese capital.
Panasonic has been appointed as the latest Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gold Partner, the highest tier of the domestic sponsorship programme.
Agitos Foundation enter partnership with Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Centre ahead of Tokyo 2020
The Agitos Foundation will partner with the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Centre (NFPSC) to help increase promotion and participation in Asia ahead of Tokyo 2020, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.
The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has launched a nationwide search for new sporting stars with one eye on Tokyo 2020.
Wheelchair tennis player Shingo Kunieda features in a new campaign aimed at raising awareness and the appeal of Paralympic sports ahead of Tokyo 2020.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that track cycling at Tokyo 2020 will take place in Izu, a city 120 kilometres away from the Japanese capital.
Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire and rubber company, has been appointed as a Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gold Partner.
Tokyo 2020’s Sport for Tomorrow project has partnered with the Agitos Foundation, the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), as it aims to grow Para-sport in South East Asia ahead of the Paralympic Games in Japan’s capital.
The Japan Sport Council (JSC) have attempted to raise further awareness of the Paralympic Movement in Indonesia by staging a “Para-sport Quest” event at the Special School for Children with a Visual Impairment in Bandung.
IPC chief executive hails Tokyo 2020 as “best prepared organising committee” in build up to Paralympic Games
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) chief executive Xavier Gonzalez has declared Tokyo 2020 as the “best prepared organising committee” at the four years to go stage following a two-day Project Review.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have rejected a motion to consider adding a 23rd sport for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at their General Assembly in Mexico City.