Athletes must seek other ways to finance their careers beyond state and private sponsorships.
Within the parasport community itself, inclusivity and access is a real issue, especially for those who do not fit the mold of how we think an athlete “should” look or move.
The #WeThe15 movement is rooted in good intention and falls short in a big way by using the Paralympic Games as a backdrop to its launch.
The media determines how Paralympians are depicted to viewers. What it chooses to focus on can help change attitudes about disability.
The Paralympics are the stage for a battle between the exclusivity of elite sport and the inclusivity the movement aims to nurture. Can the event effect true social change?
The treatment of the horse Saint Boy has ignited fierce discussion about horses in modern pentathlon, and reanimated ethical debates about horses’ jobs beyond the Olympics.
The 2024 Paris Paralympics are cutting four swimming events. Those who will be affected are athletes with the most severe impairments.
Physical activity barriers are still prevalent for people with disabilities, despite the increase in participation in the Paralympic Games.
In the aftermath of the Tokyo Olympics it’s worth reflecting on just what kind of meaning the games still generate.
A solid post-Olympic plan and the support of others can make all the difference when it comes to transitioning to a ‘normal’ life.
When will an African country host the Olympic Games?
Instead of boycotting the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing, activists should pressure the IOC to let anyone attending the Games to express their views on China without fear of penalization.
Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is part of a long history of athletes seeking protection or the chance to start a new life at the Olympics.
Although it’s now an Olympic sport, at its core skateboarding is still a counter-cultural activity that represents creativity, community and personal expression.
A BMX freestyle expert explains the recipe for success in one of the Olympics’ newest — and most dangerous — sports.
Pressure to take on ever more high pressure work and ever more responsibility is familiar to many. But saying ‘no’ can be especially difficult for people from racially minoritised backgrounds.
Audiovisual innovation at the Olympics has gone from documenting the event to placing the viewer in the heat of the action
Olympic surfers are coming from around the world to compete in surfing’s Olympic debut. But where will the waves come from?
The competition for soft power is at the heart of the Olympics. This year, the opening ceremony will be crucial for Japan.
With the Japanese public against the games and a pandemic raging, the Olympics are not a simple celebration of sport and human achievement.