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The countdown to taekwondo's Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020 continues. So what did we learn about the sport heading into 2018? 1. Continued growth. The 2017 World Championships saw a record-breaking 260 Athletes from 59 countries compete, while nearly 100 more competed at the biennial ...

NHK General TV will air a programme providing highlights of the Paralympics daily at 9:30 am JST (8:25 am JST on Sundays) for those with a vision and hearing impairment. Commentary will be provided in audio, sign language and text. NHK will aim to provide broadcasts easily enabling everyone to ...
Jallen has been battling an ongoing ankle injury since she won two bronze medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic games -- super-G and super combined ... To get ready for the Paralympics, she trained with Baul Monday through Saturday doing strength training, aerobics, agility, endurance and balance.

"Now, while you may be the best local sledge hockey official in whatever community the US has to offer, if you've never worked a high-level game whether it's juniors, college or pro, you can no longer just step into a Paralympic games or World Championships, because it's a lot of pressure," Morrison said.
BOZEMAN, Mont. - Paralympic Athletes competed at the World Para Nordic Skiing NorAm Cup Saturday at the Lindley Center. The event gave skiiers one last chance to compete for a spot on Team U.S.A. before the Paralympic Winter Games in March. U.S. Paralympics Nordic Director John Farra told NBC ...
US legend Jessica Long will take to the pool for the first time at the Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships as the second day (3 December) unfolds. The 13-time Paralympic champion will begin her quest for a 24th World title in the women´s 100m breaststroke SB7. In the evening, Long ...
A pilot version of the programme was launched earlier this year in Japan in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games. With support from the Japanese Paralympic Committee and the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Centre, I'mPOSSIBLE was distributed in spring to 20,000 elementary ...
"Obviously, the Paralympics are the end goal but momentum can carry from these tournaments throughout the year and we're looking to build chemistry." The two North American teams battled for the gold medal at the 2017 World Para Ice hockey Championships back in April, and the USA's Declan farmer ...
The 2017 Para sport Festival will feature both the World Para Swimming Championships and World Para Powerlifting Championships. Two of the biggest Para sport competitions will be held together for the first time in history in Mexico City from 2-8 December. The competition has been rescheduled from 30 September - 7 ...
... medals at National Paralympics An athlete from the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) kisses the national flag while youth and sports Minister Imam Nahrawi (right) looks on during a ceremony to send them off in Karanganyar, Central Java to the 2016 Rio Paralympic games. . (Antara/Maulana Surya) ...
Under a multicolored Tokyo Skytree, a ceremony was held Nov. 29 marking the start of the 1,000-day countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic games. The Japanese capital will be the first city to twice host the Summer Paralympics. The Paralympic games began in 1960, and Tokyo first hosted the sporting ...
Brazil and the USA ended the ParaVolley Pan America Championships as gold medal winners after a dominant display in Montreal, Canada.

"Flavio Machado worked really hard with his team to deliver arguably the best Paralympic games Opening Ceremony ever at Rio 2016.
The Netherlands finished fourth at those Paralympics, and with Griffioen having already sown the seeds of her wheelchair tennis career she ...
The EBU has managed the rights to the Paralympic games for a number ... partner with EBU to show the next two editions of the Paralympics.".
The EBU has managed the rights to the Paralympic games for a number ... partner with EBU to show the next two editions of the Paralympics.".
"It's very concerning that the percentage of ticket sales is only 0.2 per cent with the Paralympic games just four months away," Jo said.
Rhea Marquez and Jun Julius Obero were swarmed by congratulations from other dancers, as the Filipinos defended their combi freestyle ...
Zim teen blade runner heads for Portugal Paralympics ... to represent the country at the world's Paralympic games in Portugal next month.
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics will provide a key opportunity for Japan to promote a more inclusive society, sports experts said at a symposium ...
Surprising victories, Athletes winning their second world titles and a record-breaking number of participant countries could be seen at the ...
... shown off their sporting prowess at their very own Paralympic games. ... They also aimed to celebrate the four values of the Paralympics ...
"My first Paralympics, when I was in an interview, I was getting the question, ... And I'm like, we're at the Paralympic games and you want me to ...
The rosters feature 12 returning players who represented Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic games. All-time great Anderson will round ...
But after her spectacular performance at the 2016 Paralympic games, where she sealed three golds and one silver, Coan has higher ...
Gaffney swims and competes with Aquakids at Hendrix College in Conway, but she also competes individually in U.S. Paralympics events four ...
For me personally, this one has felt the toughest, this has been a tough year off the back of the Paralympics." Young (48.769) broke through for ...
"Let's make [the Paralympics] great Games that are open to everyone." ... The Paralympic games will take place in Tokyo for the first time since ...
Junko Hirose is excited about the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games, not just because they are a unique opportunity for her to compete in front of ...
Tokyo 2020: Local hero Kunieda talks importance of Paralympics ... after Tokyo was selected as host city for the 2020 Paralympic games.
August 25, 2017, marks three years to the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, and events and activities have been taking place around the ...
The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympics and Paralympics has named Air China as an Official Partner for the Games. Air China ...
The newly elected president of National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) Jean-Baptiste Murema has vowed to qualify the national sitting volleyball teams (men and women) to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. ... Murema who is still the national men's sitting ...
Uganda's 2016 Paralympics hero David Emong, who made the country proud by winning a silver medal at the Olympic games in Brazil last August, is surviving on handouts from relatives and well-wishers.
Lewis White, a pupil at Pingle school, is hopeful of doing even better in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics after winning bronze in Rio in 2016 and is back in the pool training hard.
... the Games, with the Gangneung hockey Centre scheduled to host the World Para Ice Hockey Championships from April 11 to 20. The top five teams will earn places at next year's Games.
Bulawayo province will today hold their inter-district Paralympic games competition at White City stadium in order to select a provincial team that will represent the province at the Zimbabwe National Paralympic games meet in Bindura late next month.
ITANAGAR, Mar 23: The 2nd Paralympic games-2017, which started on March 21 last at Sangay Lhaden sports Academy, Chimpu has ended on Thursday.
Fredericton-area para-Nordic cross-country skier Louis Fortin is retiring from competition after failing to make the national team heading to the 2018 Paralympics in South Korea. Fortin was on a quest to return to the Paralympics, after representing ...
KUCHING: A national para powerlifter from Sarawak proved that the sky is the limit, after breaking the World Junior IPC Powerlifting record in Dubai recently.
ITANAGAR, Mar 21: The second Paralympics Games 2017 got underway at Sangay Lhaden sports Complex, Chimpu on Tuesday. The three-day sporting event featuring 12 disciplines is organized by Arunachal Pradesh Paralympics Association (APPA) in ...
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (CBS) - A few weeks ago, we shared the story of a local man, Brandon Holiday, who survived ten heart attacks and overcame an array of health complications.
Unfortunately, he has to train for 2020 because he suffered another medical setback on his previous road to the Paralympics. "While I was down there I had my 10th heart attack, so from 1993-2012 I had 10 heart attacks," he explained. And he's still ...
PARALYMPIC javelin thrower and World Record holder Hollie Arnold had a brush with royalty today when she was awarded an MBE by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
Five-time paralympian Todd Nicholson has done his share of interviews with media organizations, answering questions that cover everything from his role on Canada's champion sledge hockey team to questions he considers borderline inappropriate.


 

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