Cheers, Jeers and a Robot Dancer: Highlights from Opening Ceremony

The 2016 Paralympic Games kicked off at Maracanã Stadium with a spectacle of fireworks, stunts and Brazilian music and dancing.

NBC Sports Group Presents Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony Wednesday

NBC Sports Group presents coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony, being held at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Allison Jones Selected as U.S. Flag Bearer for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

U.S. Paralympics announced that cyclist Allison Jones has been selected as the flag bearer to represent the U.S. Paralympic Team at the Opening Ceremony. 

The Paralympic Flame Arrives in Rio -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: U.S. Open enters final week; WCF hosts annual general assembly.

Fight for Peace Member Stars in Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

Paulo Ricardo from the Fight for Peace Academy in Rio de Janeiro participated in the Closing Ceremony of the Rio Games.

Tokyo Bids Farewell to the Rio Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 provides a spectacular glimpse of the next Summer Olympics as the world bids farewell to Rio 2016. 

Polo Ralph Lauren Unveil Revolutionary Concept for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Opening Ceremony Parade

With just a week until the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Ralph Lauren Corporation and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) today unveiled both the groundbreaking new apparel concept for Team USA’s flag bearer, which will light the way for American athletes entering Maracanã Stadium on Aug. 5, and the official Opening Ceremony parade uniform.

Worries Around Olympic Plan for Maracana Stadium Pitch

(ATR) There is concern that the state of the Maracana Stadium pitch for the Rio Olympics soccer tournament could be less than ideal.

"Time is Flying" as World Cup Approaches

(ATR) FIFA's Jerome Valcke says Brazil is in a precarious spot as the June kickoff nears.

Rio Rugby Sevens May Be Staged in Maracana

(ATR) International Rugby Board CEO Mike Miller says that the inaugural Olympic Rugby Sevens tournament will be a large scale event staged in a venue with a capacity of 40-80,000 people.