August 3, 2020

Postponed Tokyo Paralympics schedule unveiled with minor changes

Tokyo (AFP) – Tokyo 2020 organisers on Monday unveiled the new schedule for the coronavirus-postponed Paralympics next year, with only minor modifications to the original calendar for the event.The historic decision to delay the 2020 Games over the pandemic means the Paralympics are now scheduled to run from August 24 to September 5, 2021.The programme will feature 539 events across 22 sports, with modifications made only to start and finish times for some events, Tokyo 2020 said at a press conference.”Having the schedule fixed is a big step for athletes. We would like to continue our work to …

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