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Lapthorne and Wagner seal quad doubles title at Australian Open

By Paul Osborne

Andy Lapthorne and David Wagner have won the Australian Open wheelchair tennis quad doubles title ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Andy Lapthorne has won his fourth Australian Open wheelchair quads double title following victory in Melbourne today.

Romanian seals first ever international gold with victory at Open European Biathlon Championships

By Paul Osborne

Luminita Piscoran won her foirst ever IBU gold medal with victory at the Open European Championships in Estonia ©IBULuminita Piscoran has won her first individual international medal with victory in the women's 15 kilometre at the International Biathlon Union Open European Championships in Otepää, Estonia, today.

Qatar Olympic Committee venues awarded four-star sustainability rating

By Michael Pavitt

Lusail Multi-purpose Hall is currently hosting the Men's World Handball Championship ©Qatar Olympic CommitteeQatar's Ali Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Arena and Lusidal Sports Arena have been granted a four-star global sustainability assessment system (GSAS) rating, making the state-of-the-art arenas the first in the region to achieve the rating.

Experts meet in Amsterdam to discuss visually impaired classification

By Paul Osborne

Visually impaired experts discuss the components of a sport-specific classification system under the IPC Classification Code in Amsterdam ©Getty ImagesVisually impaired experts from 15 sports have met in Amsterdam to discuss the components of a sport-specific classification system under the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Classification Code.

Channel 4 launch new talent initiative to find people with disabilities for Rio 2016

By Paul Osborne

Channel 4 is investing $500,000 in two new initiatives to help promote people with disabilities in the industry ©Channel 4Channel 4 has announced a £500,000 ($755,102/€665,034) investment in two of its new talent initiatives which will support the broadcaster's commitment to ensure that 10 per cent of the production team working on its coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are people with disabilities.

Mixed fortunes for ISAF World Cup leaders in Miami

By Michael Pavitt

Finn fleet in front of the City of Miami ©ISAFThree classes saw sailors claim back-to-back race victories, as the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup reached the halfway mark in Miami, overcoming a constantly altering wind on the third day of the regatta.

Lots to decide whether Mali or Guinea progress to Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

By Paul Osborne

Mali and Guinea to draw lots for place in Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-finals ©Getty ImagesLots will decide whether Mali or Guinea progress to the quarter-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-1 draw between the Group D sides.

Russia reign supreme at IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Russia's Vladimir Udaltcov won the men's visually impaired cross-country sprint title ©Getty ImagesRussia were the dominant force on the fourth day of action at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Championships, claiming three gold medals in Cable.

Russia romp to further success in Slovakia

By Michael Pavitt

Russia continued their imperious form in Slovakia at the Winter Universiade ©FISUThe fourth day of competition at the 2015 Winter Universiade in Slovakia saw four medal events take place and Russia continued their domination by winning 10 of the 12 medals up for grabs.
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