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Alcott Rewarded for Superb Year by Topping Wheelchair Tennis Quad World Ranking

Australian Dylan Alcott has added further gloss to a season crowned by Rio 2016 Paralympic gold by being confirmed as the year-end quad singles...

Invictus Games to Fund Study of Impact of Sport on Injured Military Personnel

The Organizing Committee of the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto will fund a research study examining the role of adaptive sport in the rehabilitation...

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...

US Olympic Committee to Increase Pay for Medal Winners at Major Competitions

American athletes are set to see their accomplishments recognized more than ever as the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is increasing its Operation Gold...

Fencer and Paralympic Snowboarder Among Winners of USOC Awards

Paralympic snowboarder Mike Minor, fencer Anna van Brummen and the women’s ice hockey team have scooped the United States Olympic Committee’s (USOC) Best of...

Para-Swimming World Series to be Launched in 2017

A new Para-swimming World Series is set to be introduced next year, offering athletes the chance to compete in a dedicated circuit for the...

Masters Claims Gold at IPC Para Nordic World Cup After Switching from Bike to...

Oksana Masters went from the bike to the skis in fine style as she claimed gold at the opening International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Reveal Proposed $5.3 Billion Olympic and Paralympic Budget

Los Angeles 2024 have revealed a proposed budget of $5.3 billion should they be successful with their bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games,...

Somalia’s First Paralympian Aims to Spread Disability Sport in his Homeland

Somalia's first Paralympian Farhan Adawe hopes his Rio 2016 appearance will help to grow disability sport in the African country. The wheelchair racer made history...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Release ‘Coming Home’ Video Series, Featuring Rio 2016 Athletes

Los Angeles 2024 officials asked Team USA Olympians and Paralympians to look back on the warm welcome they received from their hometown fans upon...

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