The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) have unveiled the nominees for the Best Female Athlete at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima.
Olympic champion Rafaela Silva has been stripped of her Lima 2019 judo gold medal after Panam Sports confirmed her positive test at last month’s Pan American Games.
Olympic judo gold medallist Rafaela Silva of Brazil has admitted testing positive for a banned substance during last month's Pan American Games in Lima.
Canadian wheelchair basketballer Erica Gavel has her sights on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after helping her team claim women's gold at last month's Parapan American Games in Lima.
Lima 2019 silver medallist Andressa Oliveira de Morais has been provisionally suspended following a positive drugs test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced.
Seventeen-year-old Sophie Gimeno made history at the Parapan American Games in Lima last month by becoming the first United States taekwondo athlete to medal at the multi-sport event.
The end of the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games was marked by the Closing Ceremony at the VIDENA Athletics Stadium, with Brazil finishing on top of the medal table.
Brazil beat the United States in both the men's and women's goalball finals on the penultimate day of competition at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima.
Canada snatched the women's wheelchair basketball title from the United States in a pulsating final at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games, reversing the result of the gold medal-match at Toronto 2015.
Colombia's Angélica Bernal beat Chile's Macarena Cabrillana in straight sets to claim the women's singles wheelchair tennis title at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games.
Brazil and United States clinched the respective men's and women's sitting volleyball titles, as Canada claimed the two bronze medals at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Agitos Foundation have launched a new project during the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games, aiming to continue previous work with the "En sus marcas, listos… inclusion" initiative.
The United States has qualified for the wheelchair rugby event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, beating defending champions Canada in the final at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games.
The United States won two of the four gold medals on offer as track cycling began at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games.
Brazil topped the podium in five swimming finals on the second day of the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games.