A Paralympic festival will be held alongside the iconic Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas on September 7 to mark One Year To Go until the start of Rio 2016, it was announced today.
The 2015 European Wheelchair Basketball Championship gets underway at the University of Worcester in England tomorrow, with 12 men’s teams and seven women’s teams set to battle it out for the right to be crowned continental champions as well as vital Rio 2016 berths.
Former formula one driver Alex Zanardi is hoping the two Paralympic handcycling gold medals he won at London 2012 will be a good omen for next year's Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Los Angeles City Council set-up new committee to help decide whether to bid for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics
Los Angeles City Council today established an Ad Hoc Committee on the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, a new group designed to scrutinise matters and contracts related to whether or not the city should bid for the Games.
Zaha Hadid design still leading contender for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium but with capacity cut and no air conditioning
Zaha Hadid Architects have launched a campaign to have its original design for the National Stadium in Tokyo built for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Japanese capital, promising they will modify some aspects of it to help keep costs down.
Los Angeles today published a new version of its bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics ahead of a crucial meeting tomorrow of the City's Council which is expected to give formal approval for the campaign.
More than 1,000 local residents turned out for a wheelchair basketball event in Tokyo today to mark five-years-to-go until the 2020 Paralympic Games begin in the Japanese city.
Japan today refused to commit to meeting a deadline set by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the new National Stadium will be completed by January 2020.
Tickets for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to cost as little as $3 as record 3.3 million set to go on sale
A record total of 3.3 million tickets for 23 sports for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are due to go on sale on September 7 to mark exactly One Year To Go until the Opening Ceremony in the Maracanã Stadium, it has been announced.
A major new partnership has been announced between ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation) and Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) designed to inspire those living with a disability and to encourage people to take up new and suitable sports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has claimed his country will “deliver on all its promises” ahead of Beijing 2022 during a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach in the Chinese capital.
Chippington continues KL1 200m domination as Para-canoe events end at ICF Canoe Sprint and Para-canoe World Championships
Britain’s Jeanette Chippington continued her domination of the women’s KL1 200 metres by securing her fourth consecutive world title in the discipline as Para-canoe events drew to a close at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint and Para-canoe World Championships in Milan, Italy.
Australia earned two of the four gold medals on offer in Para-canoe events of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint and Para-canoe World Championships in Milan, Italy.
Next year’s British Para-Swimming International Meet, part of the selection process for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, will take place at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, it has been announced.
Dutch city Rotterdam will host the 2016 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Para-triathlon World Championships, the sport’s governing body has announced.