Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has announced the late selection of two athletes for the Rio 2016 Games, which get underway next week on September 7.
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The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) has released the full list of athletes and coaches who will represent the country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, to be held from September 7 to 18.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed the start-lists for the debut of Para-triathlon at the upcoming 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
The Head of the Republic of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, has called for a competition for Russian Para-athletes to be held in the disputed territory next month following the country’s ban from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The Irish Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O'Donovan, was present to wave off Ireland's Paralympians as they left Dublin for the Rio 2016 Games.
Twenty-two athletes added to US Paralympic squad ahead of Rio 2016 following Russia's appeal failure
US Paralympics has announced that 22 athletes have been added to the American team that will compete at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Joey Brinson has been added to the United States’ wheelchair fencing team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics after receiving a reallocated slot.
The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) will appeal in the Swiss Federal Court on Monday (August 29) against the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold a blanket ban on their athletes from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Ibrahim Al Hussein and Shahrad Nasajpour have been announced as the two refugee and asylee Para-athletes who will make up the Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games next month.
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Torch has been lit by Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer at a ceremony held in the host nation’s capital Brasília.
IPC to ask Brazilian children to attend Rio 2016 for free as part of #FillTheSeats donation campaign
A campaign entitled #FillTheSeats has been launched in a bid to get Brazilian children to fill the high volume of expected empty seats at next month’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Pope Francis has wished good luck to everyone competing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games during his weekly general audience in St Peter’s Square in the Vatican City.
ParalympicsGB have added a further seven athletes to their team for next month’s Games in Rio de Janeiro following the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) decision to impose a blanket ban on Russia at the event.
"Record" for single day sale of Rio 2016 Paralympic tickets hailed as interest grows following Olympics
Record numbers of tickets have reportedly been sold for next month’s Paralympic Games over the last three days as interest grows following the Closing Ceremony of the Olympics.
Dailymotion will stream more than 680 hours of action from next month’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after the company signed an agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).