Tokyo Today: Check out what time local athletes are competing at the Paralympics

Ontario once again contributed a strong contingent of athletes to Canada’s Paralympic team, but the 13-hour time difference to Tokyo can make it tough to follow when your local favourites are competing.

We’ve got you covered with this guide, which we’ll update every Monday through Thursday during the games at noon so you can plan your viewing for the week. Looking to catch local athletes in action on weekends? , which is updated each Friday at noon during the games.

All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.

Check below to see if an athlete from your area is competing today, and click on their names for more information.


Men’s 800m — T34 round 1 — heat 1

Sept. 2, 10:29 p.m.

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4x100m universal relay — round 1 — heat 3

Sept. 2, 11:36 p.m.

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Women’s 100m — T64 — final

Sept. 3, 6:14 a.m.

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*4x100m universal relay — final

Sept. 3, 8:17 a.m.

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Sitting volleyball

China vs. Canada women — semifinal

Sept. 3, 7:30 a.m.

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Men’s 100m butterfly — S11 — heat 2

Sept. 2, 9:52 p.m.

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*Men’s 100m butterfly — S11 — final

Sept. 3, 6:41 a.m.

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Wheelchair basketball

Germany vs. Canada men — classification playoff 7/8

Sept. 2, 11:30 p.m.

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Canada women vs. Japan — classification playoff 5/6

Aug. 30, 11:30 p.m.

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*if necessary