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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...

Trees Planted to Honour Kazakhstan’s Rio 2016 Paralympic Medalists

Two trees have been planted in Kazakhstan in honor of their medalists at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Zulfiya Gabidullina made history for the country...

Tokyo 2020 President Vows to Take Torch Relay to Disaster-Affected Areas

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has vowed to ensure the Olympic and Paralympic Games Torch Relay visits a number of disaster-hit areas across Japan. Mori,...

Tokyo Governor, IOC Agree to Review 2020 Olympic Games Costs

Urged by IOC President Thomas Bach to cut costs of the Tokyo Olympics, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike accepted Bach’s proposal for a four-party working...

Paralympic Champions Head Entries for NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

Reigning Paralympic champions Jiske Griffioen, Gordon Reid and Dylan Alcott are the leading entries for the season ending NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in London,...

World’s Strongest Paralympian Among Nominees for IPC Best Male Athlete of September Award

Iran’s powerlifting star Siamand Rahman has been named among the nominees for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Male Athlete of September award, following...

Construction of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium to Begin in December After Contract Approved

Construction on Japan’s National Stadium is due to begin in December after the Government today approved a contract with a joint venture to build...

Tokyo Government Review Predicts Olympic and Paralympic Costs Could Reach $30 billion

A review commissioned by the Tokyo Government has predicted that total costs for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could exceed $30 billion unless...

Afghan Javelin Thrower Banned After Failed Doping Test at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Afghan javelin thrower Mohammad Naiem Durani has been suspended for four years for an anti-doping violation committed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it...

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