The 2020 Summer Paralympics are a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee. The 16th Summer Paralympic Games are being held in Tokyo, Japan between 24 August and 5 September 2021. They were scheduled to take place between 25 August and 6 September 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the IOC and the Tokyo Organising Committee officially announced that the 2020 Summer Olympics and 2020 Summer Paralympics would be postponed to 2021, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
‘We know the bureau will be very big, but in the long run, these three intertwine,’ says Timothy Fok of Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s announcement of new Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau.
Hong Kong News-Expo museum opens ‘Going for Olympic Gold’ exhibition showcasing clips of local athletes during Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Paralympic bronze medallist Daniel Chan said winning bronze in wheelchair badminton was a stressful experience that is now recast as joyful.
Readers discuss true sporting success, Hong Kong hosting sports events, the merits of full-time classes and Cantopop group Mirror’s effect on the city.
City’s 24-athlete delegation maintain run of winning a medal at every edition since debut appearance in 1972 with first boccia pairs medal since Athens 2004.
Smallest delegation since Athens 2004 brings back more golds than London 2012 Games as athletes set 29 world records.
Hong Kong doubles medal haul with silver and bronze in badminton on final day of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Chu led by five points in the opening game before the Indian launched a stirring fightback.
Chan’s bronze medal is Hong Kong’s fourth of the Games
Readers discuss the enablers of Hong Kong’s Olympic success, as reflected in the experience of its medallists, and why the financial reward scheme is unfair to Paralympians.
Medal ends 17-year wait for pairs glory since gold in Athens 2004, but Tokyo 2020 bronze hopes dashed in BC3 event as Greece run out 7-0 winners.
Hong Kong guaranteed silver at badminton’s debut Paralympic Games after Chu comes back against Brazil’s Vitor Goncalves Tavares, Daniel Chan faces Kim Kyung-hoon for bronze medal.
BC4 pair Vivian Lau Wan-yai and Leung Yuk-wing guarantee silver after 4-1 semi-final win over Portuguese duo but it will be bronze at best for Hong Kong’s BC3 pair after South Korea prove too strong.
Daniel Chan Ho-yuen loses thriller against Japan’s Daiki Kajiwara but makes light work of Britain’s Martin Rooke in quarters while Chu Man-kai loses to world No 1 Jack Shephard but moves on to final four.
Bronze medal shot at the very least for Hong Kong’s BC4 pairs team as they cruise into semi-finals with 100 per cent record where they are eventually joined by BC3 counterparts after tiebreak.
The 17-year-old Chan, a 2019 world championships gold medallist, completes her third final after swimming in a staggering six events on her Paralympic Games debut.
Both of Hong Kong’s teams seal two wins each as the world No 2s search for city’s second-ever Paralympic boccia pairs medal 17 years on.
Hong Kong wheelchair badminton player Daniel Chan opens Tokyo Paralympics with straight sets victory.
Chan Yui-lam caps last individual category heat in style to finish sixth of the top eight women’s finalists, while fellow Paralympics debutant Hui Ka-chun says is he ‘very happy’ with his performance.
Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli was allowed to compete in the F20 final on Tuesday despite being late and went on to win gold. But he was later disqualified, along with two other athletes.
About 40 members of a Yamanashi Prefectural Police security unit were relieved of their duties supporting local police in Tokyo over their bad behaviour.