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TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Sports Director Koji Murofushi has left to join the Japan Sports Agency, the organising committee said on Friday, a departure that comes just 10 months before the start of the rearranged Games.
PETALING JAYA: Tokyo Para-lympic-bound swimmers Nur Syaiful Zulkifli and Brenda Annelia Larry will get the rare chance to splash it out with their able-bodied counterparts.
Jean-Baptiste Alaize was three when he lost his leg, and his mother, in a brutal attack. Fitted with a prosthetic limb, with the support of his adoptive family, he discovered that running is his salvation.
TOKYO (Reuters) - At a low-key ceremony to mark the unveiling of the Olympic flame display on Monday, Tokyo officials reiterated that next year's Games will be a symbol of hope for the world as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
PETALING JAYA: With six world titles under his belt, one would think the Tokyo Paralympics next year should be a breeze for national para shuttler Cheah Liek Hou.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday that the novel coronavirus situation in Japan's capital is improving and she's still intent on the city hosting the Olympics next year.
PETALING JAYA: A lack of competition is making two-time world para shot putt champion Ziyad Zolkefli restless and worried.
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.