With many in Japan jittery over holding the world’s largest sports event in Tokyo amid a pandemic, organizers released new guidelines for those taking part.
A quadruple amputee, he was a relentless defender on the United States’ wheelchair rugby team, which won a gold medal at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing.
After losing part of a leg to cancer, she dominated the sport for nearly two decades, winning three Paralympic gold medals.
Kiana Clay, who lost use of her dominant arm in an accident, is a fast-rising star who is pushing for inclusion in the 2022 Paralympics.
Breaking from International Olympic Committee guidelines, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee announced it would not penalize athletes who participate in demonstrations.
He learned to dance expressively long after his legs were amputated. A premier disabled performer on stages around the world, he opened the 2012 London Paralympics.
The coronavirus disrupted lives around the world and sent the gymnast Sunisa Lee, the swimmer Rudy Garcia-Tolson, the Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Mariners’ Kyle Lewis on unexpected journeys.
The new museum in Colorado Springs is based on the idea that a wheelchair basketball player trains just as hard as any other basketball player.
This Netflix documentary about the Paralympic Games, which spotlights a series of its most inspiring athletes, could double as an ad for the event.
Rudy Garcia-Tolson’s attempt to make a fifth Paralympic swim team after three years of retirement was missing a crucial element — a pool where he could train. Enter Special Agent Mulder.
Rudy Garcia-Tolson is determined to make a fifth Paralympic team, even if he has to start at the bottom. Or on a surfboard.
Roderick Sewell, a master of adjustments, had barely used a handcycle before last year. Now he’s hoping to become one of the few two-sport athletes in the Tokyo Games.
Paralyzed from the waist down, she won gold in archery and swimming at the first Paralympic Games in 1960 and became an advocate of sports as therapy.
Rudy Garcia-Tolson competed in four Paralympics and thought he was ready to call it a career — until he realized that an extra year of training could enable his comeback.