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New Rome Mayor Claims City Cannot Afford to Host Olympics in 2024 as Fears...

New Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi has repeated her opposition to the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, leaving it in doubt...

Syrian Refugee Al-Hussein Wins Human Rights Award After Competing for Independent Paralympic Athletes’ Olympic...

Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein, who competed in swimming at Rio 2016 as part of the Independent Paralympic Athletes’ (IPA) Team, has received a human...

U.S. Paralympics Officials Reveal Largest-Ever Delegation for Rio 2016

U.S. Paralympics officials have named their largest-ever delegation for a Paralympic Games with 267 athletes due to represent the country in Rio de Janeiro...

FIFA President Promises 2022 World Cup Won’t Clash With Winter Olympics

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has promised that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not clash with that year's Winter Olympics if the tournament...

Athlete Says Her Life is a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ While Defending TV Show Participation

Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has defended her decision to participate in Channel 4’s winter sport series The Jump, despite the safety risks, because she...

Rio 2016 a catalyst to grow Paralympic sport in United States, claims IPC President

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven believes improved American television and online coverage of this year's event in Rio de Janeiro will...

IPC President Hopes LA 2028 will Help Paralympic Movement in U.S.

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven hopes the 2028 Paralympic Games in Los Angeles will provide a platform for his Movement to...

Bach Promises “Spectacular Stage” for Women’s Golf at Rio 2016

Rio de Janeiro will provide a spectacular stage for women's golf when the sport returns to the Olympic schedule next summer, according to the...

Reddy Would Have No Problem With Pistorius Competing at Tokyo 2020

The chief executive of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) says he would have no problem with disgraced sprinter Oscar Pistorius...

Winner of first-ever wheelchair singles title at Wimbledon to receive £25,000

The winner of the wheelchair singles at the Wimbledon Championships when it makes its debut later this year will earn £25,000 ($36,000/€32,000), the All-England...

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