“You’ve won a Grand Slam and a Paralympic gold medal in the space of pretty much one week,” said opponent Alfie Hewett to his respected rival....
The host nation finished one medal shy of its Paralympic record, which was established at the 2004 Athens Games.
The Tokyo native adds to Beijing, London titles to solidify his place as one of Japan's greatest Paralympians.
Kamiji is vying for her first Paralympic singles title, while Kunieda is one win away from his third.
“I am very happy because my main dream came true. I have no words to describe [the feeling]," said Dinesh Priyan Herath Mudiyanselage.
“My life’s not about winning, it’s about taking on new challenges like I did with triathlon,” Snyder said.
What the Paralympics seek from spectators is the rejection of prejudice and the awakening of a sense of social harmony.
Some of the world’s most successful Para athletes are returning to the spotlight at the Tokyo Games.
The word “motivation” has been ingrained in society by the sports industry. It is often simply used as a word to express “enthusiasm,” but the...
If the subject of Japanese sports trailblazers comes up in conversation, pioneering baseball and soccer stars would probably be mentioned first. After all,...