Irish sprinter Jason Smyth says his goal of claiming a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics is not affected by the postponement of the Games until 2021.
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International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) President Jannie Hammershoi has expressed her support for the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) President Richard Allcroft has said the world governing body will evaluate the impact of the postponement of this year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo on its international calendar for 2021.
Postponing Tokyo 2020 has been described as "absolutely the right thing to do" by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has pledged support the decision to investigate possible scenarios for Tokyo 2020 including postponement, with several of the organisation’s members calling for the Games to be moved.
British powerlifter Ali Jawad has asked the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for more transparency over what health measures will be in place for athletes at Tokyo 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paralympics Australia chief executive Lynne Anderson has claimed the national governing body's preparations for Tokyo 2020 "continue at pace", despite the coronavirus pandemic casting doubt over whether this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games will go ahead as planned.
British Paralympian Stephen Miller has criticised the organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games for not having a "Plan B" following the global outbreak of coronavirus.
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) have called sport "clearly of secondary importance" as they continue to monitor all sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) have announced the postponement of the draw for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Six fighters booked their places for taekwondo's Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020 through the Pan American Qualification Tournament in Costa Rica.
Hosts Canada and France won their play-off matches at the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation Paralympic Qualifying Tournament to book their spots at Tokyo 2020.
Discus thrower Karea Tioti is hoping to become Kiribati’s first-ever Paralympian by qualifying for this year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have released a coronavirus guide for athletes, National Paralympic Committees and International Federations in the run up to Tokyo 2020.
The wheelchair rugby test event for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.