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TOKYO (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday an unprecedented grant package worth 1.8 million euros (1.63 million pounds) to compensate losses from the coronavirus.
BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on global sport this year, as a number of events were canceled or postponed, but China's preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games remain on track without suffering any major delays.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Influential Olympics official John Coates praised Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday for his work in getting Tokyo ready for the now delayed 2020 Olympic Games and said he was personally disappointed to see him forced to step down.
LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic officials thanked outgoing Japanese premier Shinzo Abe on Friday for his commitment to bringing the Games to Tokyo and said they would work closely with his successor as Japan bids to overcome the coronavirus pandemic to hold the event next year.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo Skytree, the tallest tower in the world and an iconic part of the Japanese capital's skyline, was lit in the colours of the Paralympics on Monday to commemorate one year until the start of the rearranged Games.
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TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo Paralympics may require specific COVID-19 measures to help keep athletes safe as they move between venues, organisers said on Monday.
(Reuters) - The stance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in potentially banning athletes who kneel in support of anti-racism protests is a breach of human rights, the Global Athlete movement said on Sunday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - After the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games following the coronavirus outbreak, Paralympics chief Andrew Parsons is focused on consolidating losses and protecting smaller national federations stung by the change.
PETALING JAYA: The dates have changed but the aim remains. Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Naina Merican said they would work together with the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) and the Malaysian Paralympic Council (MPC) to make sure the Malaysian contingent will be prepared as well as they can be next year to realise the mission to clinch gold at the Tokyo Olympics and Tokyo Paralympics.