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New Brazilian President Booed as he Opens Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Protesters jeered Brazil’s new President Michel Temer as he opened the Paralympic Games in one of his first official outings since taking office last...

IOC President to Miss Opening Ceremony of Paralympic Games for First Time in 32...

Thomas Bach will miss the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games Wednesday - the first time the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will...

Brazil’s Rousseff Removed From Office After Senate Votes for impeachment

Dilma Rousseff has been officially removed as Brazil’s President a week before the Paralympic Games get underway in Rio de Janeiro after she suffered...

Putin Says International Paralympic Committee ‘Humiliating Itself’ with Russian Team Ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the International Paralympic Committee is humiliating itself by barring the Russian Paralympic team from the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil...

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...

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...

Rio Mayor’s Plan to Buy Paralympic Tickets to Distribute to Locals Ruled Out Because...

Rio 2016 officials hope to spend around $60 million of mostly public money on services for "clients and athletes" at the Paralympic Games following the lifting...

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...

Russia Appeal to Bach to Help Them Overturn Paralympic Games Ban

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been asked to help get Russia's ban from next month's Paralympic Games overturned. Vladimir Lukin, President of...

USA Wheelchair Rugby Name Squad for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

USA Wheelchair Rugby (USAWR) have announced their 12-member team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with four members of the London 2012 squad returning. Chuck...

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