Category: Paralympics

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Second Paralympic Games Ticket Lottery Begins

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) annouced on Wednesday 15th January that applications for participation in the second lottery for sales of Paralympic Games tickets will be accepted from residents of Japan during the period of 15 – 29 January 2020.

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Despite efforts to make Japan ‘barrier free’ as the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games approaches, some people with disabilities see no improvement

While the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are touted as a chance to create a more inclusive society, a Kyodo News survey showed 66 percent of respondents did not see any improvement in accessibility or understanding of disabilities since 2013, when Tokyo was awarded hosting rights. In comparison, 34 percent said they had noticed progress.