Tokyo Paralympics: Mood in ParalympicsGB camp extraordinary, says Chef de Mission Penny Briscoe

Penny Briscoe, ParalympicsGB’s Chef de Mission, says the mood in their camp is “extraordinary” as ParalympicsGB’s athletes perform their final preparations ahead of the delayed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. A British team made up of 227 athletes across 19 of the 22 Paralympic sports are gearing up to commence competition in Japan after a challenging build-up severely affected by the

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Paralympics: Singapore secures broadcast deal to televise Tokyo Games

SINGAPORE – Singaporeans can look forward to catching the country’s para-athletes at the Tokyo Paralympics live across multiple platforms from Aug 24 to Sept 5. Reddentes Sports, appointed media rights partner for the Games within Asia by the International Paralympic Committee in 2019, announced a broadcast deal with Mediacorp on Monday (July 19). Both the opening and closing ceremonies, as

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Coronavirus: Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over virus fears

This year’s Tokyo marathon will be restricted to elite athletes only due to the growing spread of the coronavirus within Japan. The decision from the event’s organisers will now place increased scrutiny on the Japanese capital, which is scheduled to host the Olympics and Paralympics this summer. A statement on the Tokyo Marathon 2020 website confirmed that the organisers “cannot

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