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Nine-Year-Old Syrian Gets Taekwondo Bug Thanks to THF

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) has highlighted the case of a nine-year-old Syrian girl who has been practicing the sport at a refugee camp. The...

British Paralympic Star Dame Sarah Storey Among Four Elected to IPC Athletes’ Council

Britain's 14-time Paralympic gold medalist Dame Sarah Storey is one of four athletes to have been elected to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes’...

Al-Hussein, McFadden Named Winners of Prestigious IPC Award for Rio 2016

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein and American athlete Tatyana McFadden have today been named as the recipients of the Whang Youn...

Independent Paralympic Athletes Team Member Among Nominees for Prestigious Award

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been named among the six nominees shortlisted for the Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award, which...

NCAA to Relocate Championships From North Carolina for 2016-17

Based on the NCAA's commitment to fairness and inclusion, the Association will relocate all seven previously awarded championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17...

Russian Hackers Target Top American Stars After Launching Cyber Attack on WADA

Anti-doping bodies have fiercely criticized Russian hackers for leaking confidential documents about leading United States athletes in order to accuse them of illegal drug...

Paris 2024 Officials, Mayor Say La Parisienne Race Shows City’s Commitment to Diversity

“Through this race, the citizens of the city also celebrate gender equality, diversity, sharing, openness and friendliness – values that are inherent to our...

Sharapova to Find Out First Week of October Whether Two-Year Doping Ban Reduced

Maria Sharapova will find out in the first week of October whether her two-year ban imposed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) after failing...

Belgian Paralympian Speaks Out About Plans to End Own Life Through Euthanasia

Belgian wheelchair racer Marieke Vervoort, the silver medalist in the women’s 400 meters T52 event here at the Rio 2016 Paralmypic Games, has spoken out...

United States Claims Sweep in PT2 as Women’s Triathlon Debuts at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States claimed a clean sweep of the podium in the PT2 class as women's triathlon took center stage at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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