A quintet of Australian Paralympic athletes have officially launched telecommunications company Optus’ #High5 a fundraising campaign today at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.
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An awareness campaign entitled the “ParaTough Training Series” has been launched by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) ahead of Rio 2016.
Partners for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Academy Campus to take place here in September have been announced.
A crowdfunding campaign to raise “vital” money to help them prepare for Rio 2016 has been launched by Paralympics Ireland.
A member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee has said he is "disturbed" by the damning revelations in Richard McLaren’s report into state-sponsored doping in Russia.
Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore has held an official "farewell ceremony" for Australia's athletes who are bound for the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Russia could miss the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) opened suspension proceedings against the country today.
Brazil name largest delegation for Paralympics as hosts target fifth place finish on Rio 2016 medals table
Brazil will be represented in every sport on the Paralympic programme for the first time at a Games, after the host nation announced a 239-strong team for Rio 2016.
Paralympics Ireland have revealed that sailor John Twomey will be the country's flagbearer at Rio 2016.
International Paralympic Committee President among headline speakers for Inclusion Summit during Rio 2016
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has been named as one of the headline speakers for a special Inclusion Summit due to be held in Rio de Janeiro during the Paralympic Games.
An advert produced by Channel 4 for their coverage of this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has been heralded as the “best-ever” by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after it was officially unveiled last night.
IPC chief executive praises decision of Rio Mayor to name major transport hub the "Paralympic Terminal"
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) chief executive Xavier Gonzalez has expressed his delight after Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes named one of the main transport hubs in the city the “Paralympic Terminal”.
Children in Australia have been encouraged to send messages of support to the athletes who will represent their country at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro by Australia Post.
Channel 4 to give away £1 million of commercial airtime as part of new initiative inspired by Paralympics
Channel 4 have announced that Maltesers and AMV BBDO have won £1 million ($1.3 million/€1.2 million) of the broadcaster’s commercial airtime, staked as part of its Superhumans Wanted initiative to encourage brands and agencies to feature disability in their ad campaigns.
A "We take our hats off" campaign has been launched by the Spanish Paralympic Committee (SPC) in order to generate publicity ahead of Rio 2016.