Parsons Elected International Paralympic Committee President

Andrew Parsons has been elected the new President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) at the governing body's General Assembly. The Brazilian becomes only the...

Rio 2016 Medal Ceremonies to be Held in “Traditional, Popular or Cool” Styles

Medal presentations at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature three different types of music, depending on the "style" of the sport.  Rio 2016...

Drastic Cuts to Rio 2016 Paralympics Announced After Worst Crisis in 56 Year History

Up to 10 countries may not be able to attend the Paralympic Games here regardless of whether grants are paid by organizers, it has...

Brazilian President Predicts “Most Beautiful Olympics Ever” as Rio 2016 Marks One Year to...

A musical homage to Brazilian culture formed the finale of a ceremony tonight attended by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Up to 4,400 Athletes Expected to Compete in Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Up to 4,400 athletes are expected to compete in 537 medal events in 22 sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, according to an...

Kremlin Will Consider Doping Accusations as Slander

The Kremlin will consider doping abuse accusations against Russian athletes as slander until it gets proofs to the contrary, according to presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov....

Rio 2016 Officials Admit Only 12 Percent of Paralympic Games Tickets Sold

Only 12 percent of tickets have been sold for next month's Paralympic Games, Rio 2016 officials admitted this week, despite previously announcing a figure...

Being on Top isn’t Challenge for Simone Biles, it’s Staying There

A year from the Olympics, she looked not only unbeatable but otherworldly. Margins of victory that bordered on the ridiculous. Tricks so tough they...

Los Angeles City Council Approves Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to give final approval for LA 2024 and authorize the City of Los Angeles to sign the...

Paris Officially Enters Race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

The French capital Paris formally entered the race for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games today, at a midday launch event attended by a...

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