Shinzo Abe, one of Japan's most powerful and influential figures, died after being shot during an election campaign speech.
2022 Winter Olympics, which ended on February 20, drew 2,900 athletes from 91 delegations. The Winter Paralympics starts on March 4.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has made it impossible for the UEFA to stage the Champions League final in St Petersburg.
Athletes from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete at the Beijing Winter Paralympics 2022 after IPC reversed its original decision.
Russia breached the Olympic Truce by invading Ukraine on Thursday, only four days after the closing ceremony of the Winter Games in Beijing.
The International Paralympic Committee says the two countries can 'compete under the Paralympic flag and not be included in the medal table'.
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