Tokyo 2020

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).

Japan launches Paralympic talent ID programme for Tokyo 2020

By Duncan Mackay

Japan's performance at London 2012 was their worst in the Paralympics for 40 years ©Getty ImagesA talent identification programme for Tokyo 2020 is to be launched next month by the Japanese Para-Sports Association.

2014 World Para-taekwondo Championships awarded to Moscow as Tokyo 2020 vote looms

By Duncan Mackay

The 5th World Para-taekwondo Championships will be held in Moscow in June, it has been announced ©WTFMarch 20 - Moscow will host the 5th World Para-Taekwondo Championships, an event that will have extra significance because it will be the main opportunity to showcase the sport as it bids to join the Paralympic programme for Tokyo 2020.

Badminton must "harness momentum" to achieve Tokyo 2020 Paralympic inclusion says BWF President

By Gary Anderson

March 10 - BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer has wlecomed badminton's  move closer to inclusion on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme ©Getty Images After being shortlisted for inclusion on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme last week, Badminton World Federation (BWF) President Poul-Erik Høyer has urged everyone involved in the sport to "harness the momentum" generated by the decision which moves the prospect of badminton's debut in the Games closer.

Badminton and Para-taekwondo shortlisted in race to join Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

By Zjan Shirinian

Six sports and three disciplines have been vying for a spot on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 6 - Badminton and Para-taekwondo have been shortlisted in the race to be added to the programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
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