Paralympic Games to feature in global Snapchat Live Story

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will partner with Snapchat for the world’s first global Paralympic Live Story on 15 September. Fans, athletes, and behind-the-scenes reporters will be able to contribute their unique experiences of the action from the Paralympic Games. Live...

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

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...

Japan’s remarkable journey continues as semi-finalists confirmed for men’s Olympic Games rugby sevens

Dan Bibby scores the winning try for Great Britain in extra-time in their quarter-final with Argentina on day two of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's rugby sevens  Fiji, Japan, Great Britain and South Africa have qualified for the semi-finals...

Canadian wrap-up on day 5: Canadians nipping at the podium

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Today was a day of ''close but no medal'' for Canada at the Paralympic Games, with nine top-eight finishes for Canada - including five top-five finishes and three top-four finishes. Wheelchair racer Josh Cassidy...

UNDERSTANDING THE SPORT:Canoe sprint

HOW IT ALL BEGAN From North America, all the way to Polynesia and even Greenland, kayaks have been used for different purposes throughout history. Originally intended for hunting and fishing, they were made with animal fur stretched over a wooden...

Strong showing for Team Canada at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Triple gold medallist swimmer Aurélie Rivard led Team Canada in to the Opening Ceremony at Maracanã Stadium tonight in Rio. The 20-year-old from St-Jean-sur-Richelieu set two world records en route to winning three gold...

Exclusive behind-the-scenes look at YPF Rally Argentina’s famous stage

With a toothy grin, my new best friend Carlos opens his arms expansively. “Iglesia,” he says. Slightly confused, he goes again, putting his arm around me this time and turning me through 360 degrees. “Iglesia…” Got it. We’re in church. His church. And...
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Rugby set to rock Rio 2016 with 50 days to go

We are already seeing the game-changing positive effects of Olympic inclusion, which has paved the way for investment With 50 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset is...

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...

OHL Classic at Mayakoba to celebrate a decade of PGA TOUR golf in Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico (August 31, 2016) – The OHL Classic at Mayakoba will celebrate its 10th Anniversary when the PGA TOUR returns to Mexico November 10-13 for the 2016 edition of the prestigious event. To commemorate a decade...
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Jennifer Abel shows golden form at Pan Am Sport Festival

Sept 29,2014(ISN) - MEXICO CITY – Two-time Olympian Jennifer Abel of Laval, Que., delivered a mid-season quality performance to win the gold medal on women's three-metre Sunday night in diving action at the Pan American Sports Festival. ...

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