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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – To help celebrate the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Fundição Progresso in Lapa is hosting Casa da Cultura with over seventy free shows, exhibitions, activities and festivals. The events...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With less than 21 days to go before the start of the Paralympic Games, organizers are scrambling to obtain extra funding and sell tickets to the competition events. The...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The interim sports minister for Brazil, Ricardo Leyser, has launched a task force that will aim to secure the purchase of more tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic and...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tickets are currently available online for the upcoming 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The events, which feature disabled and impaired athletes, will take place on September 7th...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Twenty-two competitors from five counties battled it out in the Aquece Rio boccia test event which finished on Saturday November 14th. Organizers and participants were pleased with how the...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – International sports fans are now able to begin the process of buying tickets for next year’s Paralympic Games which will take place in Rio de Janeiro. Tickets are for...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tickets for the 2016 Paralympic Games, which will take place in Rio de Janeiro two weeks after the Olympic Games from September 7-18, 2016, will go on sale on...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the boccia competition drew to a close on Tuesday, August 12th, at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto, Brazil topped the leaderboard with six golds and three bronzes, ahead...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The period to register for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has just been extended until December 15th, therefore prolonging the registration period for another month. This is the...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Lord Nelson, a one-of-a-kind "tall ship" designed to accommodate a crew of people with disabilities, will arrive in Rio today. The sailing ship, which belongs to the Jubilee Sailing...
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