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Tag: International Paralympic Committee

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a night of anticipation, the day dawned bright for Yeltsin Jacques. "Bira said: 'we have the chance to make history once again. Brazil's 100th gold in the Paralympics," he said. Bira is Carlos Antônio...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Against seemingly all odds, including political instability, a deep recession, and the tragic death of one of the Paralympic athletes on the event’s penultimate day, last night (September 18th) at...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday, September 2nd, Rio de Janeiro city and Paralympic officials unveiled a new sculpture of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games’ symbol, the three Agitos, at Copacabana beach. The new...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, August 24th, the International Paralympic Committee announced it had broken a Paralympic single day sales record with 133,000 tickets sold on Tuesday, August 23rd. With Tuesday’s record-breaking sales,...
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...

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