Category: Tokyo 2020

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Chiba Aiming to Become Hub for Wheelchair Sports in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

The eastern Japan city of Chiba is aiming to become a hub for wheelchair sports, capitalizing on the Tokyo Paralympic Games this summer. 

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

After threat of removal from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, International Wheelchair Basketball Federation President promises co-operation

“We hope to have the collaboration and support from all our national federations as we do everything possible to serve our wheelchair basketball community and make sure wheelchair basketball secures it place in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and future Paralympic Games,” Mehrens said on the IWBF website.

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International Paralympic Committee threatens to remove wheelchair basketball from Tokyo 2020 Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has warned the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) that the removal of wheelchair basketball from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is one of the options it could pursue unless the federation implements an IPC approved action plan to improve athlete classification by 29 May 2020.