Australian Para-taekwondo has received a welcome financial boost, thanks to the generosity of barrister Marianne Barker.
A one day Para-taekwondo tournament was held as a Tokyo 2020 test event at Makuhari Messe Hall, with the sport set to make its Paralympic debut next year.
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has marked the fifth community event as part of The Celebration Project, where the achievements of New Zealand's 209 Paralympians since Tel Aviv 1968 will be officially recognised in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020.
With just over a year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons has cited survey data which shows higher levels of awareness within Japan than in Britain at an equivalent time before London 2012.
As the year to go landmark looms for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, IPC President Parsons is targeting a change in Japanese culture
A year on from this coming weekend, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony will take place.
The swimming section of the Paratriathlon test event for next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo was cancelled because of high levels of E.coli bacteria found in the water.
Deepa Malik, the first Indian woman to win a Paralympic medal, admits category changes and injury have put paid to her chances of competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.