An Iranian cyclist has died following a crash during the Paralympics. Bahman Golbarnezhad, who was 48, was competing in the C4-5 road race when he
The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are the 15th edition of the competition The Games first took to the world stage in Rome in 1960, a week after the regular summer Olympics ended in the…
Andrei Fomochkin has been banned from the Rio Paralympic Games after waving a Russian flag at the opening ceremony.
The Paralympic Games have begun in Rio, with a breathtaking opening ceremony.
Almost everything has been scaled back, from venues to seating and staffing, after the organising committee ran out of money.
Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al Hussein has been named as one of the two members of the Paralympic Refugee Team that will head to Rio de Janeiro hunting a gold medal.
Charities have hit out at the precarious state of the 2016 Paralympic Games, which is likely to take place under the shadow of a huge funding crisis
Russia won’t take part in next month’s Rio Paralympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a ban imposed over the state-sponsored doping…
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Rio Olympic organisers could be facing a massive cash shortfall as fears increased on Monday funds designated for the
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has imposed a blanket ban on Russian athletes from competing at the Rio Paralympics.
Ibrahim Hamato was 10 years old when he lost his arms in a train accident, despite that he has become a champion table tennis player and helped change the perception of disabled people in…
The final of the Afghanistan women’s wheelchair national basketball championship between Herat and Balkh provinces was held in the country’s capital
Japanese organisers revealed Friday the emblem of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, five years to the day before the opening
She’s been dubbed the world's first amputee pop artist: at the age of 20, Viktoria Modesta asked doctors to remove her lower left leg, which had been
South African prosecutors at the trial of Oscar Pistorius have shown a video of the athlete firing a gun at a shooting range as they began his
US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle officially welcomed the 2014 US Olympic and Paralympic teams to the east room of the White house
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Ukraine’s Paralympic chief Valeriy Sushkevich that politics must not affect sports events such as the
A flood of flashbulbs greeted South African Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius on day two of his murder trial in Pretoria. The defence attempted to
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has pleaded not guilty on the opening day of his murder trial. Arriving at court in Pretoria on Monday
Athletes are breaking world records in the The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships which, this year, are held in
South African paralympic star Oscar Pistorius will appear in court on Friday after being charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Model Reeva