The 2016 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS) will take place in Santos in São Paulo between 31 August and 4 September, it has been announced by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Sulayman Colley, President of the Gambia National Paralympic Committee (GNPC), has set the country a target of sending six athletes to Rio 2016.
Australia has appointed Kate McLoughlin as its Chef de Mission for next year's Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro to replace Jason Hellwig.
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.
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.
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.