Tokyo 2020 Paralympics briefing: two more weeks of glory and despair | Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020 | The Guardian

Today in a nutshell: the Roman god Janus of Tokyo briefings, looking backwards, looking forwards.

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Next week’s key moments: your daily Tokyo briefings will resume on Monday, the Paralympics opening ceremony is on Tuesday 24 August at 8pm in Tokyo, and the sport begins the following day with track cycling, swimming, goalball, table tennis, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing and wheelchair rugby among the events that start straight away.

Olivier Hendriks of the Dutch Paralympic athletics team training for the Tokyo. Photograph: Sander Koning/EPA

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