The 5,000 medals of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will feature metals — including 40 kilograms of gold — reclaimed from discarded electronic devices.
Adaptive sports in the U.S. have morphed into an international movement through innovators who have overcome their own situations.
See a selection of “top shots” from the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, showcasing amazing athletes and colorful ceremonies.
It's a good bet the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will inspire many to train and compete themselves. Catch the games September 7 to 18.
After going to college on an athletic scholarship, Seth Jahn thought he was done with soccer. But soccer wasn't done with him, and it became a life-saver.
“The day I made the first Paralympic team in London in 2012 was a bittersweet moment for me,” said Jarryd Wallace. His leg had been amputated nearby.
Exactly one year after losing his sight on the battlefield in Afghanistan, Brad Snyder was in the pool at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
On August 4 at 17:00 UTC, join us for a webchat on how the Americans with Disabilities Act helped Paralympians and other athletes.
A rare infection took Blake Haxton's legs, but it didn't stop him. He placed at the World Rowing Championships and will compete in the 2016 Paralympics.