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Georgian powerlifter Iago Gorgodze banned for four years for failing doping test

By Liam Morgan

Georgia's Iago Gorgodze has become the latest powerlifter to receive a doping ban ©IPCGeorgia's Iago Gorgodze has become the latest powerlifter to become embroiled in doping controversy after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced he has been banned for four years.

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation launches new Athletes' Council

By Paul Osborne

The IWRF has named the seven members of a new IWRF Athletes' Council ©IWRFThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has announced the seven players chosen to form the inaugural Athletes' Council.

Downhill races return to IPC World Cup calendar in Tignes

By Paul Osborne

Marie Bochet claimed double victory at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup in Tignes ©Getty ImagesDownhill races made their return to the World Cup calendar today as the best skiers competed in two races less than a month before the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships in Panorama, Canada.

Bègue shoots clean to take gold on opening day of Open European Biathlon Championships

By Emily Goddard

Aristide Bègue has won the junior men’s title on the opening day of Open European Biathlon Championships ©IBU/Andrei IvanovFrance's Aristide Bègue shot clean to take the junior men's title on the opening day of competition at the International Biathlon Union Open European Championships in Otepää, Estonia, today.

Peace and Sport rallying support at European Youth Olympic Festival with fundraising campaign

By Daniel Etchells in the Montafon Valley in Austria

Peace and Sport are inviting young athletes and visitors at the European Youth Olympic Festival to take part in the #TheCareSquare campaign ©Peace and SportThe European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) Organising Committee is working alongside Peace and Sport throughout this week as the Monaco-based organisation looks to promote Olympic values and rally support in Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein.

Algeria and Ghana seal qualification to Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

By Paul Osborne

Andre Ayew scored a late winner to ensure Ghana's progression to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final stages ©Getty ImagesAlgeria and Ghana have progressed to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations following final group stage victories over Senegal and South Africa respectively in Mongomo.

New Zealand dominate day two of ISAF World Cup in Miami

By Liam Morgan

New Zealand duo Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders remain on course for a maiden podium finish after they enjoyed a good second day of competition ©ISAFNew Zealand enjoyed an excellent session of racing at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Miami as they ended day two leading three classes at the event.

Kononova captures third gold at IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships on day of Russian domination

By Paul Osborne

Oleksandra Kononova secured her third gold of the IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships on a day of Russian domination ©Getty ImagesUkrainian Oleksandra Kononova has captured her third gold medal of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Championships, while Russia secured gold in each of the other five events in Cable, United States.

Russia on top on third day of Winter Universiade as Fialkova claims home success

By Paul Osborne

Yaroslav Ivanov led a Russian clean sweep in the men's 10km biathlon at the Winter Universiade ©FISURussian biathletes dominated the men's 10 kilometre sprint on the third day of competition at the 2015 Winter Universiade, securing a clean-sweep of medals in Osrblie, Slovakia.
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