The Paralympic symbol of three Agitos is removed from Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront a day after the 2020 Games came to an end. Tokyo bid farewell to the Paralympics on Sunday after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long pandemic delay.
19 Nov 2019
Robot versions of Japan's Olympic and Paralympic mascots thrilled hundreds of school children in Tokyo on Monday, striking sporting poses and displaying hearts in their electronic eyes. The event at a local elementary school was billed as a chance to showcase some of the technology Japan hopes will wow visitors at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
27 Mar 2019
Weighing just 9 kilogram, a four-legged robot 'cheetah' that can perform a 360-degree backflip from a standing position has been built by engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The robot also has a range of motions that makes it agile and able to pick itself up if knocked to the ground.
28 Jan 2019
The IPC said Malaysia failed to guarantee that Israeli swimmers could safely participate in the upcoming Paralympic world championship. Malaysia recently barred Israelis from taking part in any event held in the country.