The Rio 2016 Paralympic Torch has visited the city of Natal in northeastern Brazil as it continues its journey around the host country ahead of the Games’ Opening Ceremony here on Wednesday (September 7).
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London 2012 silver medallist Bethany Woodward has claimed that more able-bodied athletes are being wrongly classified to boost medal prospects.
The Chinese delegation for the Paralympic Games, featuring nearly 500 people including athletes, coaches and officials, has been well accommodated in Rio de Janeiro, a team official has said.
Four teams, including the two Independent Paralympic Athletes, were welcomed to the Athletes Village in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the start of the Paralympic Games.
Leading Russian news agency boycotting coverage of Rio 2016 Paralympics in sign of "solidarity" with banned athletes
Russia's state-owned media giants Rossiya Segodnya are boycotting the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as a gesture of "solidarity" with the country's banned athletes, they have announced.
International Paralympic Committee and National Governments helping cover Rio 2016 costs as "great Games" predicted despite cutbacks
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) officials remain confident of a "great Games" in Rio de Janeiro despite the chaotic buildup in which the participation of at least 10 teams now depends on financial support from the IPC and National Governments.
Russian officials have taken another furious swipe at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after the apparent extinguishing of what appeared to be their last chance of having any involvement at Rio 2016.
A special Paralympic Heritage Flame has been lit at a ceremony held in Stoke Mandeville, the birthplace of the Movement, five days before the start of Rio 2016.
Rio 2016 and the Rio de Janeiro State Government have partnered to provide Paralympic tickets to 33,000 local teenagers.
The Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games will move away from the idea that athletes due to compete at the event are “superhuman” and will instead “awaken the five senses”, according to a creative director of the spectacle.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has rejected more than 175 appeals from Russian athletes hoping to compete as neutrals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Swiss Federal Court dismisses Russian appeal against Rio 2016 Paralympics ban as Sports Minister alleges IPC violated UN regulations
Russia will remain banned from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after the Swiss Federal Court dismissed their appeal against their suspension today.
A campaign launched to get Brazilian children to fill empty seats at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has received the official backing of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Organising Committee as ticket sales for the event passed the one million mark.
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Torch will be "lit up virtually" by internet users around the world using hashtags.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has dismissed claims made by Russia that the ban on their participation at Rio 2016 also extends to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.