Tokyo 2020

— 13 September 2021

Village beds to go to Osaka

In Japan, the legacy of the Tokyo Games is not long in coming. But it is taking an unexpected form. The governor of Osaka Prefecture, Hirofumi Yoshimura, said over... Lire la suite »

— 6 September 2021

The same tour for both flags

It’s done. Exactly four weeks after receiving the Olympic flag from Thomas Bach, Anne Hidalgo inherited its Paralympic counterpart on Sunday, December 5th. With this handover, organised during the... Lire la suite »

— 3 September 2021

Australia equalises its bonuses

Equality is on the way. The Australian authorities announced via a press release on Thursday, September 2nd, their decision to grant equal bonuses to the Tokyo Paralympic and Olympic... Lire la suite »

— 3 September 2021

Two athletes hospitalised

The Tokyo Games Organising Committee announced on Thursday, September 2nd, that a foreign Paralympic athlete was hospitalised after contracting COVID-19. He had been staying in the athletes’ village since... Lire la suite »

— 2 September 2021

Records are falling down

Appearances can be misleading. After more than two-thirds of the competition, the Tokyo Paralympic Games are proving to be relatively low on world records. When asked about the reasons... Lire la suite »

— 1 September 2021

COVID cases in free fall

The IPC and the Organising Committee of the Tokyo Games can breathe: the number of COVID-19 cases at the Paralympic Games is falling sharply. Only seven new cases have... Lire la suite »

— 1 September 2021

The waste continues

Awkwardness in Japan. After wasting more than 100,000 meals during the Tokyo Olympic Games, it turns out that the organising committee also threw away large quantities of medical equipment... Lire la suite »

— 31 August 2021

Chiba also gives up

One more. The prefecture of Chiba, close to Tokyo, has announced its decision not to send children from its schools to the Paralympic Games. The announcement came from the... Lire la suite »