This week, how did the 1964 Paralympics end up in Japan? Who made it happen? And why does 1964 represent an important moment in the history of disability sports in Japan?
Frost, Dennis J. More than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan (forthcoming; late 2020)
Bulletin of the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center Paralympic Research Group Vol 1 (January, 2015). Available in pdf (Japanese and English) here.