After a year's postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ended two months of sporting action in the Japanese capital, with the Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has hailed the "phenomenal" work of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee to stage "historic" Olympic and Paralympic Games in the midst of a global heath crisis.

Chris Boardman signalled the shift when he summed up British Cycling’s performance at the Tokyo Olympics: “Fewer medals but a better story.” What could he mean? We all know sporting performance pushes forward. Innovation never stops as athletes look deeper and search further to raise their game. The new territory this time is fresh vocabulary, human stories and different thinking.

PM Modi to Vinesh Phogat: ‘Don’t get bogged down by defeat’ – Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a brief conversation with wrestler Vinesh Phogat during his meeting with the Indian Tokyo 2020 Olympic contingent over breakfast at his official residence.