Croatia wins gold in Women's Long Jump at Rio Paralympics

Croatian athlete Mikela Ristoski has won the gold medal in the long jump at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Sandra Paovic wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Croatian para-table tennis player Sandra Paovic (33) has won the gold at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, defeating Germany's Stephanie Grebe 3-0.

Paralympic opening ceremony marred by jeering of Brazil's president

Thousands of athletes from around the world took part Wednesday in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana Stadium.

Russia loses appeal against total Paralympics ban

Russia will not be allowed to compete at next month's Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro after losing its appeal against a complete ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday.

Paralympic Games being slimmed down, but will proceed, organizers say

Spending on the Paralympic Games is being slimmed down, but the event will take place in Rio de Janeiro in September as expected with 22 sports and all the countries that registered to compete, organizers pledged Friday.