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Aerial view on coast with contruction works going on IPC launches IPC Academy Campus 2016 to be held in Rio, Brazil

The IPC Academy, the IPC’s education division, will also take over operation of Paralympic Games Knowledge Management

Brazilian Paralympian Terezinha Guilhermina runs with Usain Bolt of Jamaica as her guide during an exhibition in preparation for the Mano a Mano Athletics Challenge at the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Usain Bolt runs as guide for blind Paralympic champion Guilhermina

Six-time Olympic champion from Jamaica trains with Brazil’s three-time Paralympic champion ahead of 'Mano a Mano' event.

Group shot of around 25 people Agitos Foundation paves Road to Rio 2016

The first of four workshops for coaches, classifiers, athletes and sport managers, run in partnership with Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Paralympic Committee, will start on Saturday (18 April).

The team of Sweden celebrates after winning their Women's Team Goalball Bronze Medal match against Finland at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Swedish Paralympic Committee announces candidate list for Rio 2016

The list features athletes who could make next year’s Paralympic Games and will be updated as the event gets closer.

Tracey Ferguson #12 of Team Canada puts up a two pointer in Semi Final action against Team Netherlands at the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Toronto, Canada. Canada’s Ferguson not focusing on Rio 2016 just yet

The veteran wheelchair basketball player is first hoping to qualify for next year’s Paralympics with success at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

Women in canoe during a race Pan American countries see increase in para-canoe participation

According to COPAC’s Leonardo Maiola the sport is enjoying growth ahead of its debut at Rio 2016.

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