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PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 11, 2022
Japan-made sit-skis giving Paralympic athletes high-speed edge
By using state-of-the-art computer analysis software developed by Toyota, Nissin was able to create the 'Hayabusa' sit-ski model, which is 15% lighter than conventional models.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 10, 2022
Amputee para snowboarder Junta Kosuda turns disability into opportunity
'Losing one leg has become my strongest asset,' said Junta Kosuda, who was drifting through life until finding purpose and focus in para sports.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 10, 2022
Ukraine's Paralympians trying to remain strong despite fear over situation at home
'They are bombing (civilian) buildings and people are getting killed every day. All of us have families back there ... we just don't know what to do. We're really scared.'
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 9, 2022
Snowboarding sensei a role model for students in Paralympic debut
Shinji Tabuchi has balanced his dual roles as teacher and athlete ahead of the Beijing Games, encouraging students at his special needs school in Hyogo Prefecture to embrace challenges.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 9, 2022
Momoka Muraoka driven by desire to show potential
Team Japan's captain at the Beijing Paralympics has excelled on the slopes so far, winning two gold medals and a silver in sit ski events at Yanqing National Alpine Skiing Centre.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 8, 2022
Global outlook grim for U.S. intelligence agencies with Russia and China as top foes
A 31-page declassified document released late Monday by the House Intelligence Committee makes for stark reading.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 8, 2022
Para skier promotes understanding of bladder and bowel impairments
Taiki Morii, a medalist at five Paralympic Games, has worked to destigmatize issues faced by people with spinal cord injuries.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 8, 2022
Warm temperatures and man-made snow challenge Paralympians in Beijing
While many top-tier Paralympians competing at Yanqing have commented on the hardness and different texture of man-made snow, it has not proven a problem to those who enjoy such conditions.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 8, 2022
Ukraine’s Paralympians 'are all thinking of home'
Ukraine has won eight medals — third most, behind China and Canada — after three days of competition, each one a chance to convey a message.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 8, 2022
Wax prowess propelling snowboarder Masataka Oiwane on world stage
Considered an authority on snowboard equipment and maintenance among his teammates, Oiwane brought his own special board wax to the competition venue near Beijing.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 7, 2022
Momoka Muraoka settles for silver as Anna-Lena Forster wins super combined
Muraoka topped the super-G phase of the competition, but Forster's aggressive ski in the slalom propelled her to victory.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 7, 2022
Taiki Kawayoke captures gold in long-distance cross-country event
By winning the classical technique event, Kawayoke, a two-time Paralympian, earned his first-ever medal.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 7, 2022
Unwanted snowboarders making most of opportunity at Paralympics
Until the moment Cecile Hernandez of France was handed an official racing bib and a time slot Saturday, she still feared that race officials would forbid her to compete.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS
Mar 6, 2022
Paralympians' favorite coming-of-age book remains relevant in 2022
Akiko Nobe' 'Sacchan's Magic Hand,' released 37 years ago, has sold 700,000 copies and is a favorite of many para athletes who identified with the protagonist.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 6, 2022
Momoka Muraoka wins sitting super-G for second gold in Beijing
With three events remaining, Muraoka is aiming for five gold medals at Yanqing National Alpine Skiing Center, which would equal her medal total from the Pyeongchang Games in 2018.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 5, 2022
Sit skier Momoka Muraoka wins Japan's first gold medal of 2022 Paralympics
It was the sixth time she has reached a Paralympic podium and the win gets her quest to win five medals in China off to a perfect start.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 4, 2022
Beijing Paralympics open under shadow of war in Ukraine
Athletes from the Russian Paralympic Committee and Belarus were excluded from the Games after tensions escalated in the Games' villages ahead of the opening ceremony.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 4, 2022
Paralympic captain Momoka Muraoka sets sights on five-medal performance at Beijing Games
Following Miho Takagi's ironwoman performance captaining Japan at the Winter Olympics, where she collected four medals from her five speed skating events, her Paralympic counterpart, Momoka Muraoka, aims to go one step further and go 5-for-5 in Beijing.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 3, 2022
Japan's Paralympians wary of COVID-19 threat at Beijing Games
A member of the Japanese Paralympic delegation called for precaution, prevention and prayer to make the Beijing Paralympics a success.
Japan Times
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