The Paralympic Games began this week with a spectacular opening ceremony to kick off two weeks of sport in Tokyo, the first city to ever host the Paralympics twice.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and with no fans to watch them, will the Paralympics lead to a more inclusive society in Japan or will they fail to make a lasting impression? Anoma van der Veere and Oscar Boyd discuss.
- A study of the Tokyo 2020 ‘Game Changer Project’ between the Netherlands and Japan: leveraging disability sports in local communities in Japan (Anoma van der Veere)
- The Tokyo Paralympic Superhero: Manga and Narratives of Disability in Japan (Anoma van der Veere)
- Disability in Japan (Carolyn Stevens)
- ‘Most important’ Paralympics arrive at starting line in Tokyo (Jason Coskrey, The Japan Times)
- The Japan Times coverage of the Paralympics
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