Japanese Para-badminton player Daiki Kajiwara has admitted he may struggle to stay motivated for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after the event was postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
Japanese Para-badminton players Ayako Suzuki and Daiki Kajiwara have said that the postponement of Tokyo 2020 will give them more time to perfect their skills before playing in front of a home crowd.
Two-time Paralympic champion Marie-Amélie Le Fur has admitted she was hesitant in delaying her retirement to compete at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Canada's Cindy Ouellet believes her side has the quality to win the country's first women's wheelchair basketball medal since 2004 at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Australian sporting organisations have welcomed the announcement of AUD50.6 million (£27.6 million/$34.7 million/€30.8 million) in funding over the next two years to support the sector amid the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and help high-performance athletes to prepare for major events.
New Zealand Chef de Mission Paula Tesoriero warned of funding challenges for the Paralympic Movement as sport resumes following the coronavirus pandemic.
Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) President Vladimir Lukin is anticipating the country sending almost 280 athletes to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games next year, despite uncertainly over whether or not Russia will be allowed to compete.
Grenada's first registered Paralympic athlete, Ishona Charles, has stated she wants to pave the way for Para-athletes in the nation ahead of her expected appearance at Tokyo 2020.
The Belgian Paralympic Committee (BPC) has selected its first individual athlete to represent the country at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics - boccia's Francis Rombouts.
Japanese goalball player Eiko Kakehata has said she will not settle for anything other than a gold medal in front of a home crowd at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Paralympics Ireland held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) online in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The captain of Rwanda's history-making women's sitting volleyball team believes her side will be better prepared for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics after their postponement to next year.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has confirmed that the countries which qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics have confirmed their spots for the re-arranged Games.
The Royal Australian Mint has released their new Australian Paralympic collectable coins ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, set to take place in August 2021.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons has encouraged Tokyo not to lose focus on providing accessible accommodation due to the rescheduling of the Paralympic Games to 2021.