From skiers to skaters, learn about the experiences and passions that drive U.S. Olympians and Paralympians to compete on the world stage.
When a Paralympic athlete was told she couldn't race for her school team, she filed a lawsuit and won, with help from the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Vibhas Sen, Keit Jaanimägi, Ali Abu El Nasr and Zabdai Zamuel have proven that disabilities do not hinder their sports.
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.