The Pride House Tokyo Legacy, an information centre for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and other identifying people, will open its doors next month before the city's planned staging of the Olympics in 2021.
Paralympics Ireland are filling the void from the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympics by hosting a two-week awareness campaign with its high performance athletes.
Gursharan Singh, the secretary general of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), has stated that he feels that the nation will have its best Paralympic Games to date in Tokyo in 2021.
Global Athlete has requested that the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) protect those qualified athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, who may now not be able to compete at the Games due to reclassification.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) has launched a highlights series to mark the one-year countdown to the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Going ahead with the Tokyo Paralympics next year will not be dependent upon whether or not a COVID-19 vaccine is available, the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) President Andrew Parsons maintains.
When Andrew Parsons, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President, looked ahead to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics a year ago there was only one item on his list of "issues" – the lack of accessible hotel rooms for disabled people. He was "super-confident" that the Japanese capital would deliver "an incredible Games".
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has today confirmed the competition schedule for the postponed Paralympics, due to take place from August 24 to September 5 in 2021.
Japan Para Badminton Federation (JPBF) chairman Kazumi Hirano has conceded that some of the country's players were not in good condition when they returned to training following coronavirus restrictions.
Australia has named its men's wheelchair basketball squad which will prepare for the postponed 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.
Visually impaired British judoka Elliot Stewart has said there is more to come from him at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics after a strong 2019 season, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaysia's national Para-athletics chief coach R. Jeganathan has claimed the postponement of the 2020 Paralympic in Tokyo until next year will allow more competitors from the country to qualify for the Games.
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.
Mexican Para-taekwondo athlete Daniela Andrea Martínez Mariscal has said that she is aiming for a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics after a successful 2019.