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A picture of mens ready to swim Update on Rio 2016 medals programme for para-triathlon and para-canoe The International Triathlon Union (ITU), in conjunction with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has announced three of the six medal events that will be contested in para-triathlon’s debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. /news/update-rio-2016-medals-programme-para-triathlon-and-para-canoe /sites/default/files/images/20140523/121022110423931_154543838.mainpicture_612.jpg
Trucks and diggers have moved in to start work on Deodoro Olympic Park Work starts on Deodoro Olympic Park, the second largest Rio 2016 venue cluster Venues in the Deodoro will host four Paralympic sports in 2016 /news/work-starts-deodoro-olympic-park-second-largest-rio-2016-venue-cluster /sites/default/files/images/140704100102004_inalgu_obras_deodoro_vieira_alexferro_03072014-1505_0.mainpicture_612.jpg
Paralympic pins in the colours gold, silver and bronze Paralympic medallists to be awarded unique accolade All proud Paralympians from Sochi 2014 onwards will receive specially designed pins from the International Paralympic Committee to recognise their achievements. /news/paralympic-medallists-be-awarded-unique-accolade /sites/default/files/images/140627100716177_2014%2BParalympic%2BPins_all.jpg
Wheelchair rugby players shown from behind raise their arms and wave to a crowd. Asian Para-Games to include wheelchair rugby for first time Find out which five Asian countries are working to develop their wheelchair rugby teams ahead of Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020. /news/asian-para-games-include-wheelchair-rugby-first-time /sites/default/files/images/20140521/140521094702286_Japan%2Bwheelchair%2Brugby%2Bgetty_0.mainpicture_612.jpg
Men's wheelchair racers cross Tower Bridge in the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon IPC Athletics increases the number of marathon opportunities Americas Cup events to held in conjunction with Rio half marathon and Sao Paulo marathon for the next four years /news/ipc-athletics-increases-number-marathon-opportunities /sites/default/files/images/140413181842762_484588709.mainpicture_612.jpg
The Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium is home to the Qatar Sports Club and will host the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships Dates and venues for IPC Athletics Worlds revealed “Impressive” venues to host last major global gathering of athletes ahead of Rio 2016 from 19-28 November 2015. /news/dates-and-venues-ipc-athletics-worlds-revealed /sites/default/files/images/20140325/140325123137349_IMG-20140322-00063.mainpicture_612.jpg
Talisson Glock Montreal 2013 Focus: Brazilian para-swimming training facility The Brazilian Paralympic Committee has created a programme for nine young swimmers in a bid to win more medals at Rio 2016. /feature/focus-brazilian-para-swimming-training-facility /sites/default/files/images/131016174135903_Talisson%2BGlock.mainpicture_612.jpg
Jabbar Jaber of Iraq competes in the Men's -90 kg Powerlifting on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games Teenager Al-Maliki heads to Dubai 2014 with Rio in mind At just the age of 16 Zahraa Al-Maliki impressed at the 2013 IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships with a gold and new Asian senior and juniors record lift. /feature/teenager-al-maliki-heads-dubai-2014-rio-mind /sites/default/files/images/140204152109576_151232650.mainpicture_612.jpg
Tatyana McFadden Facebook screenshot Top 16 tips for athletes to get to grips with Facebook With the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games fast approaching, athletes and teams can use Facebook to share their stories and build a fan base. /feature/top-16-tips-athletes-get-grips-facebook /sites/default/files/images/140122120530457_Tatyana%2BFacebook.mainpicture_612.jpg
Yonatan Dresler Five minutes with Israeli equestrian rider Yonatan Dresler During the offseason Yonatan Dresler talks about his sport as the momentum quickly begins to build for Rio 2016. /feature/five-minutes-israeli-equestrian-rider-yonatan-dresler /sites/default/files/images/131023101756068_140637_sg_09_IMG_0151.mainpicture_612.jpg
Great Britain’s Ricky Balshaw Great Britain’s Ricky Balshaw back in business After smashing his ribs, bruising his kidney and dislocating his knee, Ricky Balshaw is ready to turn the page and start his road to Rio 2016. /feature/great-britain-s-ricky-balshaw-back-business /sites/default/files/images/130926151752866_1%2BBalshaw.jpg
Natalie Blake powerlifting Five powerlifters with potential Five athletes who could be future medal hopes at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai and at Rio 2016. /feature/five-powerlifters-potential /sites/default/files/images/130925095013630_Natalie%2BBlake%2Bpowerlifting.mainpicture_612.jpg
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