'Hurricane Hannah', 'Paralympics Bolt' win more gold as pandemic Games lauded

The racquet sport is making its Paralympics Games debut in Tokyo.

'Out of this world' Paralympians hailed as records fall on day 11

"It's remarkable. There were doubts in past two years when I thought these Games weren't happening."

France eyes 'British model' ahead of Paris 2024 Paralympics

"If we asked for that, they'd laugh in our face."

No regrets for Afghanistan veteran after second Paralympics canoe gold

"I'm really grateful that their athletes got the opportunity to represent Afghanistan."

Tokyo Paralympics: Haider Ali wins first gold for Pakistan in discus throw competition

Two Pakistani athletes participated in the Tokyo Paralympics this year.

Taekwondo makes Paralympic debut as Storey pedals to glory

"We've left them be for the last few days, just to focus on competition."

From Zorn to Storey: five great Paralympic athletes

It was the start of a monumental sporting career.

Emotional Storey 'overwhelmed' after record 17th Paralympics gold

"Right now I can't explain anything about the race, but crossing the line first felt so good."

Paralympian, nurse, musician: Manami Ito, Japan's show-stealing violinist

"I didn't want my friends to see my body, I didn't want them to know what happened to me."

In synch: the partnership of Paralympic guide running

"I'm able to speed up or slow down, whatever the case may be."

At MMA centre, China snowboarders grapple with pandemic's impact

She has thrown herself into the UFC training.

Athletes with intellectual disability battle for Paralympic space

"Once again, we make people with Down's syndrome live in a parallel world."

Storey wins 'race of truth' for record 16th Paralympics gold

"Every corner felt really quick and really smooth," said Storey.

Afghan Paralympian beats the odds to compete in Tokyo

"It's the 'race of truth'. It's you against the clock, and trying to pick off your competitors."

Seeing squares: Japan's tenji block paving guides visually impaired

"I think it would make the world a better place for people with disabilities."

Brazil target fifth five-a-side gold with 'Paralympic Pele'

"Football is in blood of Brazilians, this is big pressure, because Brazilians always expect to win."

Paralympic disability categories under fire over fairness

"There are a lot of flagrant inequalities that annoy me and are really ridiculous."

Sports stars press Australia on climate change

"Like so many Australians, we've experienced the impacts of climate change first hand."

Records tumble from pool to track as Tokyo Paralympics hits day six

"I came from nothing. I came from begging on the streets."

Paralympic triathlete who helped Spain fight Covid wins gold

"Last year, I realised that Games would not be possible, before they said they wouldn't be in 2020."

Athletics begins at Tokyo Paralympics

"When I get to events, I just have to be myself. Here it will be no different."

Elite pilots fuel recruitment drive in Paralympic tandem cycling

"We've got the best pilot in the world we could have."

Ugandan teen Kukundakwe looks to change attitudes after Paralympic debut

"I feel like I could even touch the clouds because I'm the youngest here."

Australia's Greco grabs first gold at Tokyo Paralympics

British swimmer Reece Dunn set a new Paralympic record in the men’s 100m butterfly S14 category.

Japan expands virus emergency after Paralympics open

So far Japan has recorded around 15,500 deaths in the pandemic.

Afghan Paralympians evacuated and safe: IPC

"Efforts have been made to remove them from Afghanistan, they are now in a safe place."

Gold up for grabs as Tokyo Paralympic sport starts

Athletes were already shattering records in heats on Tuesday.

Japan and disability: will the Tokyo Paralympics bring change?

"In Canada, I live without noticing my disability at all."

New Zealand to skip Paralympic opening ceremony over virus fears

Instead of appointing flagbearers, two athletes will be given symbolic "leadership roles".