The success of para-athletes at the Paralympics is helping to change perceptions of those with disabilities.
There are significant challenges in making old cities like Rio more accessible, and there are missed opportunities around the Paralympics, but it's not all bad news.
Technology has had a particularly visible impact on the Paralympics. But the the most important thing is to let the athlete's ability come to the fore.
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Australian Paralympic athlete reflects upon how her experience as a student-athlete influenced a pilot program for Para-athletes to combine the pursuit of Paralympic success and study
At one point, it looked like the games could be cancelled. But the carnival spirit has prevailed.
From a single volunteer with 8mm film to live broadcast on a commercial TV network, the media coverage of the Paralympic Games has come a long way since its inception.
Research into the impact of intellectual disability on sports performance can ensure a level playing field.
Richard Nicholson has experienced first hand the evolution of the Paralympics, and with it, the shift in perception of disabilities and para-athletes.
What's holding disabled athletes back from getting more involved in fighting inequality?
The classification system is what keeps the Paralympics fair. Although it's not perfect, it's the best system we have, and it's continually being improved.
Coaches are sometimes thought of as 'teachers' of their sport. So what can coaches learn from the field of education?
The Paralympic Games started off as a way to motivate and rehabilitate returned servicemen and women after the second world war, and has evolved tremendously since then.
With so many athletes with different abilities and disabilities, the first challenge is to make sure there is fair play at the paralympics.
In some distance events, disabled athletes already outcompete their able-bodied counterparts.
The achievements of the Paralympians, and societal shift towards more inclusivity and the celebration of diversity, has had a dramatic effect on the lives of people living with disability.
Results from the games can tell us a lot about how different nations approach elite women and disabled athletes.
Disgraced Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend…
Football, cricket, athletics, rugby – whatever the sport, the tears are never far away, for both the stars and the spectators.
Academics have sent an open letter to the World Health Organisation calling for the Olympics to be postponed or moved because of the Zika threat. They're overreacting.