The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) claim they expect next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to exceed a global television audience of four billion for the first time.
Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Paralympic Committee today begun a series of workshops in São Paulo in partnership with the Agitos Foundation, aimed at improving coaching, classification and sport management.
International Paralympic Committee end sailing's hopes of inclusion at Tokyo 2020 following meeting with ISAF
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have confirmed to the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) in a meeting that the process of selecting sports for the Tokyo 2020 has officially drawn to a close, all but ending their hopes of having the sport reinstated.
The Portuguese National Paralympic Committee (CPP) has appointed secretary general Rui Oliveira as its Chef de Mission for Rio 2016.
The Seven Network has secured a deal with the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) that will see it broadcasting rio 2016 across the nation.
The Belgian Paralympic Committee have announced the appointment of Olek Kazimirowski as their Chef de Mission for Rio 2016.
A big effort will be made to get more African athletes to next year's Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, it has been claimed.
Leading officials from the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) have predicted Rio 2016 will provide an "extraordinary experience" for athletes and spectators alike following an inspection visit.
A workshop has been held by the Japanese Government in Tokyo to help identify partnership opportunities to support sports development for people with an impairment ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Schoolchildren in the Japanese capital were involved in commemorations today to mark exactly 2,000 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Rwanda has revealed it is aiming to send its largest ever Paralympic team to Rio 2016.
Britain have led the protests against the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)'s decision to drop sailing from Tokyo 2020 and, together with the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), have launched a campaign for the sport to be added to the programme.
Taekwondo to be added to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme as sailing and football seven-a-side miss out
Taekwondo will make its Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020, it was decided by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board today, meaning a total of 22 sports will feature, but sailing and football seven-a-side will miss out.
Channel 4 has announced a £500,000 ($755,102/€665,034) investment in two of its new talent initiatives which will support the broadcaster's commitment to ensure that 10 per cent of the production team working on its coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are people with disabilities.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven and French President François Hollande have met in Paris to discuss the impact and legacy hosting a Paralympic Games can have on a nation.