Rare Color Footage Of 1964 Tokyo Paralympics Found

Rare color footage of 1964 Tokyo Paralympics found

Rare color footage of the 1964 Tokyo Paralympics has been discovered at the home of a former hospital worker.

The video runs 26 minutes and 40 seconds and begins with the athletes' parade. This is followed by footage of wheelchair basketball and swimming and athletes competing in events we no longer see today.

Official Olympics, Paralympics Uniforms Unveiled

Official Olympics, Paralympics uniforms unveiled

The official uniforms that Japanese athletes will wear for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have been unveiled.

Thirteen athletes introduced the uniforms at an event on Friday in Tokyo. They included female judoka Akira Sone and track and field Paralympian Atsushi Yamamoto.

Athletes Pitch Tokyo Paralympics Ticket Lottery

Athletes pitch Tokyo Paralympics ticket lottery

The second round of lottery sale for Tokyo Paralympics tickets for residents in Japan has begun on the official ticketing website.

A promotional event was held in Tokyo on Wednesday, attended by Tokyo-born canoeist Monika Seryu and US archer Matt Stutzman, who won a silver medal at the London Paralympics.

Tokyo Paralympics Ticket Winners Announced

Tokyo Paralympics ticket winners announced

The organizers of next year's Tokyo Paralympic Games have announced the results of their ticket lottery.

The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games says the lottery results were posted on its official ticketing website early Wednesday.

Tokyo Paralympics Ticket Lottery Closes

Tokyo Paralympics ticket lottery closes

The lottery for tickets to next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo has closed for now in Japan.

The organizing committee's official website stopped accepting applications on Monday. The committee says the website was accessed 1.35 million times since it opened on August 22.

Tokyo Paralympics -- One Year And Counting

Tokyo Paralympics -- one year and counting

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will open in Japan on August 25, exactly one year from Sunday. Preparations are well under way but concern remains over how to mitigate the punishing summer heat.

Athletes from around the globe will compete in 540 events across 22 sports, including two new sports -- Badminton and Tae Kwon Do.

Steps To Beat Summer Heat For 2020 Paralympics

Steps to beat summer heat for 2020 Paralympics

The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics are mulling the introduction of venue entryways that prioritize spectators with disabilities in the expected severe summer heat.

The Games' organizing committee held a news conference in Tokyo on Wednesday, together with athletes. This coming Sunday will mark exactly one year before the opening of the Paralympics.

Detailed Schedule For 2020 Paralympics Released

Detailed schedule for 2020 Paralympics released

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games organizing committee has finalized a detailed schedule for the Paralympics. Finals for the largest number of events throughout the competition period will be held on the first Sunday after the Games begin.

On Tuesday, the organizers released the schedule for the 22 sports and 540 events.

1964 Tokyo Paralympics Film Shown

1964 Tokyo Paralympics film shown

As Olympic fever swells in Tokyo, people are getting a chance to see a long-lost documentary about the first time the capital hosted the Paralympic Games.

"Tokyo Paralympic Ai To Eiko No Saiten," or "Tokyo Paralympics: Festival of Love and Glory," documents the lives of foreign Paralympic athletes in 1964 and how they give hope to the Japanese athletes as they get to know each other.

500 Days To Tokyo Paralympics

500 days to Tokyo Paralympics

Saturday marks 500 days until the opening ceremony of the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games at Japan's new national stadium in Tokyo.

From August 25 next year, athletes will compete in 22 sports over 13 days.

New Emperor To Open Olympics And Paralympics

New Emperor to open Olympics and Paralympics

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito will likely open both the Olympic and Paralympic summer games in Tokyo in 2020 as the new Emperor.

Japan will host the two events after the Crown Prince ascends the throne on May 1st, following Emperor Akihito's abdication on April 30th.

'2020' Yen Tickets For Olympics And Paralympics

'2020' yen tickets for Olympics and Paralympics

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics says it plans to sell tickets for children, senior citizens and people with disabilities for 2020 yen, or about 18 dollars.

The committee is considering pricing tickets for Olympic events between 18 and 2,700 dollars, except for special tickets with meals and pickup services.