A campaign launched to get Brazilian children to fill empty seats at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has received the official backing of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Organising Committee as ticket sales for the event passed the one million mark.
Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Torch will be "lit up virtually" by internet users around the world using hashtags.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has dismissed claims made by Russia that the ban on their participation at Rio 2016 also extends to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has announced the late selection of two athletes for the Rio 2016 Games, which get underway next week on September 7.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) has released the full list of athletes and coaches who will represent the country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, to be held from September 7 to 18.
Colombian coach Jesus Kerguelen, who has devoted much of his recent life to encouraging impaired youngsters in Córdoba to take up sports and lead healthy, productive and active lives, says he is hoping to see one of his pupils qualify for the Paralympic Games one day.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed the start-lists for the debut of Para-triathlon at the upcoming 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
The Head of the Republic of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, has called for a competition for Russian Para-athletes to be held in the disputed territory next month following the country’s ban from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The Irish Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O'Donovan, was present to wave off Ireland's Paralympians as they left Dublin for the Rio 2016 Games.
The Canadian Blind Sports Association and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced 12 athletes for the men’s and women’s goalball competitions at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Twenty-two athletes added to US Paralympic squad ahead of Rio 2016 following Russia's appeal failure
US Paralympics has announced that 22 athletes have been added to the American team that will compete at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Hosts Switzerland have been drawn against Austria, Belgium and Italy for the pool stage of the 2016 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) European Championship Division B event in Nottwil.
Joey Brinson has been added to the United States’ wheelchair fencing team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics after receiving a reallocated slot.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting have announced their competition calendar for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic cycle.
The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) will appeal in the Swiss Federal Court on Monday (August 29) against the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold a blanket ban on their athletes from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.