World and Paralympic champion Martina Caironi will carry Italy’s flag at the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016, it has been announced.
Rio 2016 Paralympics
Canada set target of finishing in top 16 at Rio 2016 Paralympics as aim to bounce back from London 2012 disappointment
The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) has set a goal of a top-16 finish in the medal standings at Rio 2016.
A squad of between 10 and 12 athletes is expected to be sent to September's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro by the Sri Lanka Paralympic Committee, the organisation has announced.
Australia Post has been announced as the official postal and logistics supplier for the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) for Rio 2016.
Paralympics Ireland have announced that an eight-strong team will provide media services during this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A special edition of Australia's Channel 7’s Weekend Sunrise has raised more than AUD$1.7 million (£904,000/$1.3 million/€1.1 million) for the country’s team preparing for this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Paralympic stars Livia De Clercq and Jean-François Deberg were among 14 Belgian athletes chosen to reveal their delegation’s clothing for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has signed a deal with Chinese company 361° - which will see the sportswear firm supply uniforms and products for Rio 2016.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven believes improved American television and online coverage of this year's event in Rio de Janeiro will help boost awareness of people with disabilities here.
IPC President predicts "unmissable Games" with six months to go until Rio 2016 Paralympic Opening Ceremony
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has predicted an "unmissable Games" with exactly six-months-to-go until the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has published its social and digital media guidelines for athletes, staff, broadcasters and media who are due to attend Rio 2016.
Sailors Richard Dodson, Andrew May and Chris Sharp have been named as the first members of New Zealand’s team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
IPC President tells Brazilians Paralympics is "Games not to be missed" after revealed 85 per cent of tickets still unsold
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has claimed he is "very confident" venues at Rio 2016 will be well attended, despite only 12 to 15 per cent of tickets having been sold so far.
IPC urge Paralympic organisers to "fully engage" Brazilian and Rio public following Project Review visit
Rio 2016 organisers have been urged to fully engage with the Brazilian public following a latest Project Review inspection by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) with barely six months until the Games are due to open.
Food company ElPozo and Valencian sportswear company Luanvi are to sponsor Spain's team as they continue preparations for this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.