The first flight by LOT Polish airlines' dreamliner over the polar route took off from Tokyo to Warsaw on Saturday.
The first war-loss to be repatriated from the Far East, the Madonna with Child painted by the Italian master Alessandro Turchi at the end of the 16th century was stolen by the Germans during the war from the extensive Lubomirski art collection in Przeworsk.
Polish athletes won 25 medals, including seven gold, in the 16th Paralympic Games, which ended in Tokyo on Sunday.
Silver-winning Olympic javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk is to auction her medal to raise funds for a life-saving operation on a small child.
Polish sport climber Aleksandra Miroslaw set a new world record at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday and leads in the discipline.
With seven Olympic medals, including four golds, won so far for athletic events at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, the tournament has been the best ever for Polish athletes.
Dawid Tomala brought home the gold in the Olympic men's 50km race walk in Sapporo on Friday.
Poland's Wojciech Nowicki won gold for the hammer throw at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday with a throw of 82.52m while teammate Pawel Fajdek threw the hammer 81.53m to take bronze, and a second bronze was won by Patryk Dobek in the 800m.
Two-time Olympic mountain biking silver medalist Maja Wloszczowska has been elected to the International Olympic Committee's Athlete's Commission by athletes at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Agnieszka Skrzypulec and Jolanta Ogar won Olympic silver for Poland in the women's 470 sailing class at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour, Japan, on Wednesday.
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