Independent Paralympic Athlete team makes history in Rio thanks to the support of Allianz SE

Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al Hussein has described 2016 as the best year of his life and said the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games were a big part of that. Al Hussein, who had part of his leg blown off in a rocket attack when he went...

UNDERSTANDING THE SPORT:Football 7-a-side

How it all began Football 7-a-side, an adaptation of Olympic football for players with cerebral palsy and similar impairments (traumatic brain injury or stroke sequelae), debuted at the 1984 New York/Stoke Mandeville Paralympic Games and has been featured in all editions since. About the...

Brazil’s women turn on the style at Olympic Games test event

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Brazil are in pole position to win a 12th consecutive South American title after dominating day one of the Aquece Rio International Women's Rugby Sevens tournament at the Deodoro Olympic Park on Saturday. Brazil, who have won 55 consecutive matches in the Sudamérica...

Chantal Givens Climbs into Eighth at Paralympic Triathlon

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—Three Canadians put down a spirited effort as women’s triathlon debuted at the Paralympic Games on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.   Winnipeg’s Chantal Givens was relentless in her eighth-place finish in the PT4 classification, while two women from the nation’s capital –...

World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship names Club de Golf Chapultepec as host course

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Tournament officials announced today that the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship will be held at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, Mexico, March 2-5, 2017. The tournament attracts a world-class field that features the top 50 golfers in the...

Webb Ellis Cup On Show In Lima

The Webb Ellis Cup has made the trip to Peru for the first time and will be on display for the Sudamérica Rugby B Championship. The event, which is the first qualifier in the South America region for Rugby World Cup 2019, will take...

A WALK IN THE OLYMPIC PARK FOR INBEE

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:  Inbee Park of the Republic of Korea captured Asia’s first Olympic golf gold medal when she completed a remarkable recovery from injury to underline her status as one of the modern greats of the women’s game. The 28-year-old from Seoul recorded...

Canadian women back on track in wheelchair basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO - Arinn Young of Legal, Alta., and Cindy Ouellet of Quebec City combined for more than half of Canada's scoring as they help put the women's wheelchair basketball team back on the winning track at the Paralympic Games. The Canadians defeated Brazil...

Canada’s sitting team comes on strong, but falls to Netherlands

Sept. 11, 2016: Canada’s women’s sitting volleyball team came out swinging today, winning its first set, but then falling to the Netherlands 1-3 (25-22, 17-25, 17-25, 22-25) in front of 7000 fans at Riocentro. Felicia Voss-Shafiq of Burnaby, B.C. served up four aces in a row...

Ogier targets WRC grand slam in Argentina

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Sébastien Ogier will complete a career grand slam of WRC event victories if he wins this week’s YPF Rally Argentina (21 - 24 April). Photographer Credit: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool Volkswagen was last defeated in Argentina 12 months ago...

100 days to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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IPC President: “Rio 2016 will be the best ever in terms of athletic performance” International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has said that with 100 days to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympics he fully expects September’s Games...

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