Meet the Rio 2016 mascots
Inspired by animals and plants, Rio 2016 has launched its mascots for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Brazil crowned world champions for fourth time
In a repeat of the 2006 final, Brazil beat Argentina 1-0 in extra time to be crowned champions of the 2014 IBSA Blind Football World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.
Brazil to face Argentina for 5-a-side world title
Brazil and Argentina are the only two teams to win the world title and the two will meet again in Monday’s final in Tokyo, Japan.
Rio 2016 mascot launch edges closer
Mascots from previous Games, including Mandeville from the London 2012 Paralympics have been visiting Rio ahead of Monday’s mascot launch.
Mexico City to host powerlifting Americas Champs
In a change to the original host city of Guadalajara, Mexico City, Mexico, will now stage the IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships between 26-29 April.
Mexico, Venezuela and Puerto Rico qualify for TORONTO 2015
After the 2014 IWBF Central American and Caribbean Qualification Tournament, three men’s wheelchair basketball teams have booked their place at the Parapan American Games.
IPC President stresses importance of para-sport in rehabilitation
Sir Philip Craven addressed the 2014 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly on the growth and future direction of the Paralympic Movement.
Argentina aim to put 2010 pain behind them in Japan
Argentina’s football 5-a-side captain Silvio Velo is confident as they aim to become champions for a third time at the World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.
IPC President to address major US conference
Sir Philip Craven will be speaking on Friday (14 November) in San Diego at the 2014 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly.
Canadian Paralympic coaches honoured
Twelve coaches have been celebrated for leading their athletes to achievements at World Championships and Paralympic Games in 2014.