All posts tagged "Tokyo Paralympics"
Tennis/ 2 months ago
Wheelchair Tennis Legend Shingo Kunieda Announces Retirement
Shingo Kunieda, who collected 50 Grand Slam titles, including 28 in singles competition, exits the game as the world's top-ranked men's...
Olympics and Paralympics/ 8 months ago
EDITORIAL | One Year On: Respecting the Legacy of the Tokyo Olympics
The one-year anniversary is the time to consider the tangible and intangible assets the Tokyo Games left behind and how they...
Tennis/ 8 months ago
Shingo Kunieda Becomes First Man to Complete Career Grand Slam in Wheelchair Singles
With his history-making victory at Wimbledon, the world’s top-ranked player has now won an astonishing total of 50 Grand Slam singles...
Olympics and Paralympics/ 1 year ago
A New Year's Look at the Most-Read Paralympic Stories of 2021
The Tokyo Paralympics featured a remarkable array of competition and an illuminating reminder of challenges and obstacles people face every day.
Features/ 2 years ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Shingo Kunieda Adds to His Growing Legend in the Big Apple
“You’ve won a Grand Slam and a Paralympic gold medal in the space of pretty much one week,” said opponent Alfie...
Features/ 2 years ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Tokyo Paralympics Strengthened Our Appreciation of Athletes' Love of Competition, Pursuit of Excellence
"Success, for me, has no definitive start or end; it is an everlasting pursuit of that which scares me the most,"...
Japan’s 51-Medal Haul Represents a Vibrant Collage of Great Feats and Inspiring Individuals
The host nation finished one medal shy of its Paralympic record, which was established at the 2004 Athens Games.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Japan Paralympians Enjoy Flurry of Medals in Marathon Races, Badminton on Final Day
The host nation earned three marathon medals, with Misato Michishita winning the women's T12 race, while Daiki Kajiwara, Sarina Satomi and...
WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL | U.S. Edges Japan in Thriller to Defend Men’s Paralympic Title
Host Japan becomes first Asian nation to medal in the sport after an impressive run.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Shingo Kunieda Overpowers Tom Egberink to Win Third Gold Medal in Men's Singles Wheelchair Tennis
The Tokyo native adds to Beijing, London titles to solidify his place as one of Japan's greatest Paralympians.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Indonesia’s Badminton Ace Leani Ratri Oktila Starts Medal Quest With Straight Wins in Qualifiers
~~ Indonesia’s badminton star is aiming for gold. Leani Ratri Oktila, a three-time world champion and two-time champion in the Asian...
GOALBALL | Fueled by a Strong Start in the First Half, Japan Women's Team Earns Bronze Medal
Eiko Kakehata and Norika Hagiwara combined for five goals in the opening half, providing a big offensive spark for the hosts.