Photo: Daniel Dias with his prosthetic leg and the manga design; Copyright: Drad Sports

Paralympics: Daniel Dias takes on Tokyo 2020 manga style


Daniel Dias will travel to Tokyo for the Paralympic Games next year in full Japanese style. The 14-time Paralympic champion swimmer has received a special prosthetic leg from Ottobock featuring a manga version of himself.
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Photo: Women's finals wheelchair basketball 2018 between Netherlands and Great Britain; Copyright: Uli Gasper

Wheelchair basketball: Men’s and women’s Euros schedules announced


The schedules have been released for the men’s and women’s 2019 Wheelchair Basketball European Championship Division A. The continental title is not the only thing at stake, with the top four finishers from both tournaments also qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
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Photo: Training seminar at the Road to the Games project of Agitos Foundation; Copyright: Agitos Foundation

Tokyo 2020 partners with Agitos and JPC


The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games signed a memorandum of understanding entitled "Road to Tokyo 2020" with the Agitos Foundation and the Japanese Paralympic Committee (JPC), under which the three organisations will cooperate with the aim of developing human resources and expertise in the field of Paralympic sports.
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Photo: Alhassane Baldé in his wheelchair; Copyright: Agentur für Arbeit Düsseldorf

Alhassane Baldé – That's how he rolls


Alhassane Baldé is a successful German para-athlete in wheelchair racing and has already won several medals. For him, the topics of sport and participation are therefore closely linked. Why he is grateful to his parents and what role Barack Obama plays, he tells us at
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Photo: Markus Boettner; Copyright: private

Markus Boettner – That's how he rolls


Markus Boettner grew up with the Wartburg in sight and the Thuringian Forrest as playground. After he graduated University the passionate musician moved to Galway, Ireland. He moved back to Germany since half a year now. What moves the linguist and why a quotation of his good friend enriches his life, he tells us at
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Photo: Christian Jaster; Copyright: Malte Wittmershaus

Christian Jaster – That's how he rolls


Para ice hockey is the ultimate sport for Christian Jaster. Since he was a child he is infected with the ice hockey virus. Meanwhile, Jaster has become an integral part of the German Para Ice Hockey National Team and webmaster of the official homepage. What other sports he wants to try out and what he would like to be, he tells us at
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