Ellie Robinson has set Paralympic records and won gold at Rio—all before turning 16. As a Paralympic athlete, she was born with a form of dwarfism known as cartilage-hair hypoplasia (CHH). Despite the obstacles, Ellie has let little get in her way.
"Have you ever asked yourself why you really love the Olympic and Paralympic Games?"
Something needs to change if more cities are to consider bidding to host the Olympics. Could consolidating them into a truly unified Games with the Paralympics be the answer?
Long before the Paralympics were an open competition, there were disabled athletes competing for Olympic medals. From American gymnasts to Hungarian pistol shooters, these are their stories.
While China is dominating the Paralympic medal table in Rio, the treatment of disabled people back home still falls painfully short.
The 19-year-old paralympic swimmer has already won a bronze medal.
Belarus’ Paralympic team carried a Russian flag through the Maracana on Wednesday evening, in protest at their neighbours’ doping ban from the Games.
The Sweet Science is currently excluded from the Paralympic Games, but the Adaptive Boxing Organisation – who recently held their inaugural fight night in Warwickshire – are determined to change that.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed the IPC's ruling as "outside the bounds of law, morality and humanity."
German athlete Denise Schindler will become the first cyclist to compete with a 3D-printed prosthetic leg at the Paralympic Games.
Athletes are asking if it's time for the Olympics and Paralympics to merge. We spoke to competitors on both sides to gauge their feeling on the debate.