Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with the nation's athletes who won medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Presidential Palace on the outskirts of Ankara.
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Belarusian who carried Russia flag at Rio 2016 Paralympics Opening Ceremony "rewarded" with Moscow apartment
The representative of the Belarusian delegation who carried a Russian flag during the Opening Ceremony at last month’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be given an apartment in Moscow as a gift, it has been reported.
Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) President Majid Rashed has praised the performances of athletes from the continent at Rio 2016 and vowed to build on the "incredible legacy" to "spur our nations on to success".
A reception for Serbia's Paralympians was held in Belgrade after the country's team brought home nine medals from Rio 2016.
The Indian Government has announced that cash rewards will be given to the country's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games medal winners.
Paralympic athletes will be eligible for India's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in future after being overlooked for this year's prize.
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has revealed his delight at the success of the nation's athletes at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Canadian Paralympians were welcomed back from Rio 2016 in seven cities across the country after a 29-medal haul in Brazil.
The Dutch team enjoyed a spectacular welcome home from the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as their planes from Brazil were accompanied by two F16 fighter planes from the Royal Netherlands Air Force, the Koninklijke Luchtmacht.
Austria's Rio 2016 Paralympic team were given a warm welcome by a group of dignitaries from the worlds of sport and politics after returning home to Vienna International Airport.
Russian athletes who won gold medals at the country’s competition which was held after their ban from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be awarded prize money of more than $61,800 (£47,400/€55,300), according to information posted on the official website of the Russian Government.
The Chef de Mission of China’s delegation for the Rio 2016 Paralympics has hailed the country’s dominance at the Games, saying it reflects the nation's efforts to provide an expansive support structure for athletes with disabilities.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has expressed his appreciation for the supporters of the #FillTheSeats global crowdfunding campaign, which allowed more than 15,000 children to attend the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games here after raising over $450,000 (£345,000/€403,000).
Putin blasts IPC for banning Russia from Rio 2016 Paralympics as spokesman claims decision is illegal
Russian President Vladimir Putin has again blasted the decision of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to ban his country from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, while his spokesman Dmitry Peskov claimed it is illegal.
IPC President pays condolences to family of late Iranian cyclist as Rio 2016 Paralympic Games come to an end
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven paid his condolences to the family, friends and team-mates of late Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad before officially declaring the 2016 Paralympic Games closed here this evening.