The 29-year-old Omara Durand Elias’ unbeaten streak began in 2011.
The 39-year-old is Japan’s first boccia medalist in an individual Paralympic Games event.
The national hero achieved his goal of winning the Paralympic title and dedicating it to his late coach.
After initially announcing that the Afghanistan Paralympic Committee couldn’t secure the safe departure of two athletes from Kabul, developments in recent days made it happen.
Rapid-fire pronouncements in a variety of languages offered clues about the tactics and second-by-second evaluations from coaches.
Fond of competition, Greco told Paralympics Australia in 2019 that her favorite quote is the following: “You don’t know what you’re capable of until you’re in...
Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez share the thrill of victory after coming close in each of the past three seasons.
"When the Games were postponed, Paralympians were beacons of hope,” said IPC boss Andrew Parsons. “They never stopped pursuing their dreams.”
"We all have seen the images from the airport in Kabul. It became clear to us right from the beginning that there will be no safe...
“I'm driven by the thrill of taking on new challenges and discovering my hidden potential," said Tsuchida, who made her Paralympic Games debut in 1994.
The Olympic flame is no longer flickering in the nation’s capital, but so many memories remain vivid and meaningful.
The unsung heroes of the Tokyo Olympics don’t win gold medals for their efforts, but their role in making everything operate smoothly shouldn’t go unnoticed.