By Daniel Etchells in Rio de Janeiro and Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt and Max Winters in London
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is renewing its partnership with BP through to the end of 2020, it has been announced today.
The representative of the Belarusian delegation who carried a Russian flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has had his accreditation cancelled by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
By Daniel Etchells in Rio de Janeiro and Duncan Mackay, Dan Palmer, Michael Pavitt and Max Winters in London
Protesters jeered Brazil’s new President Michel Temer as he opened the Paralympic Games here tonight in one of his first official outings since taking office last week.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed several International Federations have argued against the suspension of the country’s team from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Opening Ceremony of their alternative competition in Moscow.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that 159 countries will participate at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, which are due to get underway here today.
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Opening Ceremony today will be the first event of more than 300 hours of live coverage of the Games on the recently launched Olympic Channel.
By Daniel Etchells in the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro and Duncan Mackay, Dan Palmer, Michael Pavitt and Max Winters in London
British Paralympic Association (BPA) chief executive Tim Hollingsworth has rejected claims that the classification system for disabled athletes is being manipulated to boost medal chances.
Defending javelin champion chosen as Brazil's flagbearer for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony
London 2012 gold medal-winning javelin thrower Shirlene Coelho has been chosen as hosts Brazil’s flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, which is due to take place at the Maracanã Stadium tomorrow.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has entered into a strategic partnership with Chinese broadcaster Sina Sports on the eve of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games here.
Travel grants for the 10 countries depending on financial support from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and National Governments to compete at Rio 2016 will be paid today, it has been confirmed.
British charity Kit Us Out is showing its support for Paralympians here by providing more than 1,000 items of gear to disabled athletes from developing nations.
Thomas Bach will miss the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games here tomorrow - the first time the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not have attended the event for 32 years.