U.S. Paralympics have named their largest-ever delegation for a Paralympic Games with 267 athletes due to represent the country in Rio de Janeiro next month.
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A new set of classroom activity plans designed to generate enthusiasm for next month's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been launched by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).
Carolyn Manno will lead NBC’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the American broadcaster has announced.
A special one-hour documentary has been broadcast in Canada on Accessible Media Inc TV entitled "Are you #PARATOUGH" in an attempt to find the next generation of Paralympians who might compete for the nation at events beyond Rio 2016.
The Russian Paralympic Committee's (RPC) appeal against their ban from Rio 2016 will be heard on Monday (August 22), 24 hours later than originally planned, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today.
Up to 10 countries may not be able to attend the Paralympic Games here regardless of whether grants are paid by organisers, it has been announced today amid wide-ranging changes to venues.
Plan by Rio Mayor to buy half-a-million Paralympic tickets to distribute to local people ruled out because of election rules
Rio 2016 are hoping to spend around BRL200 million (£45 million/$60 million/€55 million) of mostly public money on services for "clients and athletes" at the Paralympic Games following the lifting of an injunction forbidding such support.
Only 12 per cent of tickets have been sold for next month's Paralympic Games, Rio 2016 admitted today, despite previously announcing a figure of 33 per cent or higher.
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has announced that Stoke-on-Trent will be the sixth UK city that will host Carnival events during the Paralympic Games next month.
The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) has officially launched an appeal against their ban from Rio 2016 to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and it will be heard on August 21, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today.
Rio 2016 urged to make accounts public so vital money to continue preparations for Paralympics can be released
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has urged Rio 2016 to make public its financial records in order to ensure the allocation of funding ahead of next month's Games.
A crisis meeting is to be held here later today between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes as doubts remain over the event due to the city's dire economic situation.
Grants owed by Rio 2016 to National Paralympic Committees (NPC) by the end of last month have still not been paid as concerns mount ahead of next month's Games, insidethegames has been told.
Major problems appear to be looming for the Paralympic Games, with a Brazilian news organisation claiming the organisers “may need to make cuts in the events structure” to help reduce expenses.