Sulayman Colley, President of the Gambia National Paralympic Committee (GNPC), has set the country a target of sending six athletes to Rio 2016.
A donation of ¥10 million (£520,000/$810,000/€730,000) has been made to launch The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center, a new initiative designed to try to ensure that Japan's athletes are successful at Tokyo 2020.
Marketing giants Dentsu Inc. have been appointed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to orchestrate promotional efforts in Japan for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.
Australia has appointed Kate McLoughlin as its Chef de Mission for next year's Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro to replace Jason Hellwig.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has reached an agreement with Tokyo 2020 for the delivery of the fourth edition of its Academy’s Excellence Programme.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has planted the final tree in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s brand new orchard.
Tokyo 2020 have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Japanese Para-Sports Association (JPSA) by bringing together members of the country's sporting community at a ceremony held today here.
Production plans for Rio 2016 have been presented by Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) at the inaugural Paralympic Sport Technical meeting in Madrid.
Norm O'Reilly has been appointed assistant Chef de Mission for the Canadian team at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, to play a supporting role for Chantal Petitclerc.
Brazilian Paralympic Committee head Andrew Parsons has praised recent discussions with the country's President Dilma Rousseff for being as "good as possible", claiming it bodes well both for next year's Games in Rio as well as the more general future of Para-sport in the South American nation.
A record three million tickets will be made available for next year's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games when sales open with a special commemorative event on Copacabana Day on September 7, exactly a year before the Opening Ceremony.
Britain will keep pressure on Rio 2016 organisers to improve sailing venue conditions, claims Paralympic Chef de Mission
ParalympicsGB Chef de Mission Penny Briscoe insists the British Sailing team will continue to exert pressure on Rio 2016 organisers to improve the conditions of the water at the sailing venue for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rio 2016 has revealed that the Paralympic Torch Relay will take place across all five regions of Brazil, as well as Stoke Mandeville, the birthplace of the Paralympic Games, in Great Britain.
Rio 2016 has marked the 500 days to go until the Paralympic Games milestone with celebrations and a flash mob on Copacabana beach.
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.