A race at the 2016 Paralympics, the last time the games saw sailing action. Photograph: Thomas Lovelock/Getty Images

Sailing is charting a course to be reinstated at the Paralympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028, with a focus on improving diversity, inclusion, affordab(...)

 Team Ireland’s Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal carry the Irish Tricolour at the closing ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The theme of the closing ceremony of the Paralympics was “Harmonious Cacophony”. It’s the sort of phrase you might find on a T-shirt in Tokyo’s bustli(...)

A masked security guard at the Paralympic Games  in Chiba, Japan. Photograph:  Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

An outbreak of Covid-19 at the Tokyo Paralympics has grown in severity after a foreign participant infected with the virus was admitted to hospital. (...)

Ireland flagbearers Britney Arendse andJordan Lee lead the Irish paralympic team  during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The location for the Paralympics opening ceremony, at least in the imagination, was that of the Para Airport. After all the dispiriting pandemic proce(...)

Seiko Hashimoto, president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee, during a media tour of the Olympic and Paralympic Village. Photograph: Akio Kon/Bloomberg

Olympic organisers meet on Monday and are expected to decide whether and to what extent domestic spectators will be allowed at the Tokyo Games, with (...)

Japan’s government will continue to consider whether to accept spectators from within the country. File photograph: Getty Images

A decision will be taken on whether overseas spectators will be able to attend the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games at the end of the month, the org(...)

 Tokyo Olympics:  scheduled to be hosted in Japan from  July 23rd to August 8th.  Photograph: Koji Sashahara/AP

Tokyo 2020 organisers are “extremely confident” their plans for the rescheduled Olympic Games are on track but will not confirm final details until Ju(...)

The IOC will take up to four weeks to consider postponing the Tokyo Olympics amid mounting criticism of its handling of the coronavirus crisis that now includes Canada saying it won’t send a team to the games this year. Photograph: AP

Global Athlete, an organisation which represents potential Tokyo 2020 competitors, has criticised the International Olympic Committee for saying it wi(...)

Pressure mounts on the IOC to postpone the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: AP

Canada became the first country to boycott the Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus pandemic and Australia told its athletes to prepare for an Olympics (...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy: “For the IOC to be pushing for Russia to be reinstated, it is wrong and it fundamentally undermines what we are all trying to do in terms of clean sport.” Photograph:     Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada), set up to police sport against the use of banned substances, has been accused of undermining the ethics and trans(...)

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