Some of Brazil’s top athletes, including 10 Paralympic medallists from London 2012, are among the field gearing up to compete at this week’s International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix at the Icaro de Castro Mello Stadium in São Paulo.
The International Paralympic Committee have launched the IPC Academy Campus 2016, which they hope will help to transfer knowledge and expertise to 1,200 key stakeholders during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
C K Wu, President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), has signed a host nation agreement with Turkey for the European Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifying event, set to take place in Istanbul next year.
The Ethiopian Olympic Committee (EOC) has set a target of 12 medals, including four golds, for its athletes at Rio 2016.
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France stormed to victory over Ireland to claim the inaugural International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) European Division B Championship title in Prague.
South Sudan could become the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee at its Session in Kuala Lumpur in July, meaning athletes from the world’s newest nation would be able to compete under their own national flag at Rio 2016.
India has been suspended by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) following a catalogue of problems and conflicts between different groups and individuals.
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.
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Taekwondo star Cook cleared to compete for Moldova despite “no legitimate case for nationality change”, says Britain
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has cleared taekwondo athlete Aaron Cook to represent Moldova, despite claiming there is “no legitimate case for nationality change”.
Single entry standards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been approved by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) at the world governing body’s Council meeting in Beijing.
Brazilian mixed martial arts star Anderson Silva is hoping to compete at his home Olympic Games next year in the taekwondo event, despite being currently suspended for failing drugs tests in January.
China’s Hui Zicheng returned from a six-year International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup absence to win the men’s 50 metres rifle three positions event in Changwon, South Korea.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has today unveiled the logo for the 2015 World Championships in Doha.
France’s Jean Quiquampoix set a junior final world record of 29 hits on his way to winning the men’s 25 metres rapid fire pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Changwon, South Korea.