863 people contracted coronavirus during Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics
A total of 863 people involved in Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were infected by coronavirus, the organizers said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. According to Japan's public ...
Tokyo Paralympic Games declared closed
President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Andrew Parsons has handed over the Olympic flag to Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and declared the XVI Paralympic Summer Games closed, according to TASS. The closing ceremony is being held at Tokyo’s National Stadium without spectators ...
Azerbaijani long jumper takes Paralympic gold
Azerbaijani long jumper Orkhan Aslanov has captured a gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He secured the medal with a leap of 7.36 meters. Azerbaijani athletes won 19 medals so far, including 14 golds ...
Female athlete Valiyeva seals Azerbaijan`s 13th gold at Tokyo Paralympics
Female athlete Lamiya Valiyeva has earned Azerbaijan`s 13th gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. She claimed the medal by crossing the finish line in 55.00 seconds and setting a new Paralympic record in the women’s 400m race ...
Swimmer Israfilov secures Azerbaijan`s 11th gold at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
Azerbaijani swimmer Vali Israfilov has added the 11th gold to the country’s medal haul at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He secured the gold medal ...
Valiyeva bags Azerbaijan`s 15th medal at Tokyo Paralympics
Azerbaijani athlete Lamiya Valiyeva has clinched a silver medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. She grabbed the medal by crossing the finish line in 11.99 seconds in the women’s 100m final. Azerbaijani athletes won 15 medals so far, including 10 golds ...
Long jumper Najafzade earns Azerbaijan`s 13th medal at Tokyo Paralympics
Azerbaijani long jumper Said Najafzade has taken a bronze medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He grabbed the medal with a leap of 7.03 meters. Azerbaijani athletes won 13 medals so far, including nine golds ...
Azerbaijan`s Zakiyev takes Paralympic bronze
Azerbaijani judoka Ilham Zakiyev has won bronze to seal his country's 12th medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Zakiyev secured the medal in the men`s +100kg weight class ...
Female judoka Karimova bags Azerbaijan’s ninth gold at Tokyo Paralympics
Female judoka Dursadaf Karimova has added a ninth gold to Azerbaijan`s medal haul at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. She earned the medal thanks to a victory over Kazakh Zarina Baibatina in the women`s +70kg final ...
Azerbaijani Astanov sets Paralympic shot put record for Tokyo 2020 gold
Elvin Astanov has broken the Paralympic record in the men`s shot put – F 53 to claim Azerbaijan`s eight gold at the Tokyo Paralympics. He secured the medal with a throw of 8.77 meters ...
Azerbaijani athlete breaks world record to win Paralympic gold
Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete Hamid Heydari (F57) won a gold medal on Saturday in the Tokyo Games. He broke the world record in the javelin throw with a result of 51.42m ...
Azerbaijani judoka crowned Paralympic champion
Azerbaijani judoka Huseyn Rahimli has captured a gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He sealed the medal after beating Uzbek athlete Davurkhon Karomatov in the men’s 81kg ...
Tokyo Paralympics-linked COVID-19 cases top 200 in two weeks
Another 22 people associated with the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics have tested positive for COVID-19, the games' organizing body said Saturday, with the cumulative total topping 200 in two weeks, according to Kyodo News. No athletes or individuals staying in the athletes' village tested positive for the second straight day, the organizing ...
Australia's Paige Greco wins first gold at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
Australian cyclist Paige Greco won the first gold of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics on Wednesday with the Games, delayed by a year due to the pandemic, finally underway as new coronavirus cases surge in Japan's capital, CNN reports ...
Tokyo Paralympics to be held without spectators due to COVID
The Tokyo Paralympics will be held without spectators due to an alarming rise in coronavirus infections in the host city and many other parts of Japan, organizers said Monday, about a week before the opening of the games, according to Kyodo News ...
Tokyo Olympics officially ends with closing ceremony
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which began without spectators on July 23 due to coronavirus, concluded with a closing ceremony on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. During the ceremony, which was held without fans, athletes ...
US women's basketball team beat Japan to seal 7th consecutive Olympics gold
The US women's basketball team defeated Japan 90-75 on Sunday, capturing their seventh consecutive Olympics gold. Brittney Griner led Team USA with 30 points, five rebounds, and three blocks and broke the record for the most points in a women's Olympic gold medal game at Saitama Super Arena ...
Kenya's Kipchoge wins Olympic marathon title
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge delivered a masterclass in running to retain the Olympic title in the men’s marathon at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The Kenyan runner, running in his fourth Olympics, crossed the finish line in Sapporo Odori Park in a time of two hours eight ...
Iryna Zaretska adds 7th medal to Azerbaijan's Olympic haul
Azerbaijani female karate fighter Iryna Zaretska has won silver to seal her country's 7th medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Zaretska lost to Egyptian Feryal Abdelaziz in the women`s kumite +61kg gold medal bout ...