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Paralympics

Basketball at Carioca Arena -- ATR TV

January 20, 2016

(ATR) The Rio 2016 Olympic basketball court has been tested and is athlete approved. Pushing the pace up court. (ATR) Basketball held a test event on Jan. 15-17 in the Oly...

Judo Grand Prix Kicks Off in Havana -- Monday Memo

January 18, 2016

(ATR) The World Judo Tour opens for the first time in Cuba this week as the International Judo Federation kicks off the second edition of the Havana Grand Prix on Jan. 21.   ...

Statement from ANOC Vice-President Lassana Palenfo on the current situation in Kuwait

December 12, 2015

As Vice-President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and President of the Association of the National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), I would like ...

Paralympic Torch Draws Inspiration from Rio Beauty

December 11, 2015

(ATR) The inspiration for the Rio 2016 Paralympic torch came from the “curves of the city” of Rio de Janeiro, designer Gustavo Chelles tells Around the Rings. The Paralympi...

South African Court Grants Oscar Pistorius Bail

December 08, 2015

(ATR) Oscar Pistorius will remain free on bail while he awaits sentencing for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013. South African judge Aubrey Ledwaba granted...

Pistorius Found Guilty of Murder

December 03, 2015

(ATR) Oscar Pistorius is convicted of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after a South African appeals court overturned the manslaughter verdict. Pistorius faces at lea...

Tokyo 2020 Signs 15th Gold Partner -- Sponsor Spotlight

November 28, 2015

(ATR) Japanese Olympic organizers announced LIXIL as the latest top-tier sponsor,  Tokyo 2020 signs LIXIL as its 15th gold partner. (Tokyo 2020) LIXIL becomes the offici...

Tokyo 2020 15th Gold Partner; IPC Sponsor First

November 26, 2015

Phil Craven and Toyota's Toyoda at a press conference in Tokyo Thursday (Getty) (ATR) Japanese Olympic organizers announced LIXIL as the latest top-tier sponsor, while Inter...

U.S. Olympic Committee and CoSport announce Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ticket sales

November 17, 2015

CoSport named Global Authorized Ticket Reseller COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, and CoSport are pleased to annou...

Rio 2016 Boccia Test Event -- Photodesk

November 16, 2015

(ATR) Athletes from Brazil, Great Britain, Israel, Portugal, and Russia competed in a test event for the Paralympic sport Boccia. Held on Nov. 12-14 in the Riocentro Conv...

Boccia in Rio Tests Paralympics Preparations

November 16, 2015

(ATR) Athletes and organizers tell Around the Rings that the first Paralympic test event in Rio was a positive experience. Smith, center, talks with his teammates during a ...

Boccia Test Trains Rio for Paralympics

November 12, 2015

(ATR) Gustavo Nascimento, Rio 2016 venue management director, tells Around the Rings the operations for the first Paralympic test event mimic what the organizing committee mus...