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Emirati elected new President of Asian Paralympic Committee

By Paul Osborne

The APC General Assembly saw a number of Executive Board elections take place ©APCMajed Rashed, vice-president of the United Arab Emirates National Paralympic Committee, has been elected the new President of the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC).

Gwangju 2015 appeal for help for Universiade from local authority

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 have visited Hwasun County in a call for aid from the local Government ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 officials have paid a visit to Hwasun County in the South Jeolla Province in a request for aid from the local Government ahead of next year's Summer Universiade.

Three world records fall on opening day of World Short-Course Swimming Championships

By Emily Goddard

Mireia Belmonte set two world records on the opening day of the 2014 World Short-Course Swimming Championships ©Getty ImagesThree world records fell today as the World Short-Course Swimming Championships got underway at The Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha's Aspire Zone.

Swede beats number one at World Taekwondo Grand Prix final

By Daniel Etchells at Queretaro Convention Centre

Elin Johansson (centre) celebrates her gold medal with silver medallist Haby Niare (right) and bronze medallist Anastasiia Baryshnikova (left) ©WTFSweden's Elin Johansson beat top ranked Haby Niare of France in the under 67 kilogram category here at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix final but she may have to wait a while longer before she can call herself number one. 

Women's Sevens Series travels to Dubai as Olympic qualification gets underway

By Paul Osborne

The Women's Sevens Series is set to get underway in Dubai tomorrow ©World RugbyThe eyes of the rugby sevens world will be firmly fixed on the United Arab Emirates over the next couple of days as the 2014-2015 Women's Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai.

Paralympics New Zealand appoints Governor-General as new Patron

By Duncan Mackay

Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae has been appointed the new Patron of Paralympics New Zealand ©New Zealand GovernmentParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) has appointed the country's Governor-General as its new Patron, it was revealed today in an announcement timed to coincide with International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

British Paralympian Cichockyj dies aged 49

By Emily Goddard

British three-time Paralympian Josie Cichockyj has passed away after a battle with cancer ©de facto PromotionsBritish three-time Paralympian Josie Cichockyj has passed away at the age of 49.

British Triathlon names 12 Para-triathletes to receive UK Sport Lottery Funding in 2015

By Paul Osborne

British Triathlon has named the 12-strong squad due to recieve UK Sport Lottery Funding for 2015 ©British TriathlonBritish Triathlon has confirmed the 12 Para-triathletes who will benefit from its UK Sport Lottery funds in the 2015 season.

China retain world junior table tennis team crowns on home turf

By Emily Goddard

Liu Gaoyang and her Chinese team mates successfully defended their team title at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships ©Rémy Gros/ITTFChina's boys and girls have both successfully defended their team titles at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships on home turf.
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