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.
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has announced the late selection of two athletes for the Rio 2016 Games, which get underway next week on September 7.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) has released the full list of athletes and coaches who will represent the country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, to be held from September 7 to 18.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed the start-lists for the debut of Para-triathlon at the upcoming 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
The Head of the Republic of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, has called for a competition for Russian Para-athletes to be held in the disputed territory next month following the country’s ban from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The Irish Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O'Donovan, was present to wave off Ireland's Paralympians as they left Dublin for the Rio 2016 Games.
Twenty-two athletes added to US Paralympic squad ahead of Rio 2016 following Russia's appeal failure
US Paralympics has announced that 22 athletes have been added to the American team that will compete at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Joey Brinson has been added to the United States’ wheelchair fencing team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics after receiving a reallocated slot.