06/07/2016Disabled cyclists will be among those competing at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in September 2016. Ensuring top performance calls for prosthetics of superior design, but tailoring them to handle the combination of movements cyclists make has always been a problem. Now, in a new movement lab, a test prosthesis is helping to quickly and precisely optimize these artificial limbs.
15/06/2016The Rio 2016 organising committee has revealed the official slogan for the first Olympic and Paralympic Games in South America: "A New World". The motto and the accompanying manifesto were revealed in a special ceremony at Barra Olympic Park on the afternoon of Tuesday (14 June).