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Tokyo Paralympics

5 Sep
The Tokyo Paralympics were declared closed on Sunday by IPC chief Andrew Parsons, who said the pandemic-delayed Games had "not just been historic
29 Aug
Afghanistan's athletes were in tears when they finally arrived at the Tokyo Paralympics, officials said, as Super Sunday -- with 63 golds up for grabs -- began in thrilling fashion in the triathlon.
Latifat Tijani
26 Aug
Nigeria's Latifat Tijani has won the country's first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Games. Latifat won the gold on Thursday in women’s 45kg powerlifting after she defeated China’s Zhe Cui to lift 107kg. The Nigerian powerlifter was a gold medalist at the Brazzaville 2015 Africa Games and a silver medalist at the Rio…
24 Aug
Japan's emperor declared the Tokyo Paralympics open in a nearly empty stadium on Tuesday, with athletes ready to defy stereotypes and shatter records despite a year-long pandemic delay.
22 Aug
The Tokyo Paralympics open Tuesday after a year-long pandemic delay and with the virus continuing to cast a long shadow as Japan battles a record surge in cases.
16 Aug
Spectators will be barred from the Tokyo Paralympics over coronavirus fears, organisers said Monday, as Japan battles record infections despite emergency measures in several parts of the country.

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