12-man Philippine contingent ready for 2020 World Paralympic Games’ opening ceremony on Tuesday
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12-man Philippine contingent ready for 2020 World Paralympic Games’ opening ceremony on Tuesday

 TOKYO – Having left their troubles behind in Manila, all 12 members of the Philippine contingent have settled down and are getting ready for the opening ceremonies of the 2020 World Paralympic Games on Tuesday at the sprawling Japan National Stadium. From their quarantine facility at the Conrad Hotel, the PH delegation left early Sunday for … Continue reading

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Para athletes’ backer hosts send-off for Filipino Paralympians

  Virtual send-off for Filipino Tokyo Paralympians (Contributed photo) MANILA – The Philippines sends off another batch of heroes, as the Philippine Paralympic Team travels to Japan for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, a major international multi parasport event governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). The 16th Summer Paralympic Games will be held in Tokyo, … Continue reading

President Duterte to lead virtual send-off for Paralympians
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President Duterte to lead virtual send-off for Paralympians

  President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA – The country’s six Paralympians will be feted on Thursday in a virtual send-off ceremony arranged by the Philippine Sports Commission. It will be streamed on the agency’s Facebook page at 6 p.m. Thursday, three days before the delegation leaves for Tokyo, Japan. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte himself will … Continue reading