Paralympics

McKillop back on the track and back on top of the podium at IPC Athletics European Championships

By Duncan Mackay

Michael McKillop celebrates winning the IPC Athletics European Championships 800m T38 at Swansea ©British Athletics via Getty ImagesIreland's Michael McKillop reinforced his reputation as the world's best Paralympic middle-distance runner when he won the 800 metres T38 at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea. 

Prince Harry and Earl of Wessex to support British National Paralympic Day

By Emily Goddard

Prince Edward will attend National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park later this month ©Getty ImagesPrince Harry and Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, have announced they are to support Great Britain's National Paralympic Day, due to take place at the end of this month.

Australia launches search for future Paralympic stars

By Emily Goddard

Australia has launched a search for future Paralympic stars through the Para-sports Draft ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) have opened applications for the Para-sports Draft which aims to get more people into disability sport.

Peacock wins duel and Smyth brushes aside reclassification at start of IPC Athletics European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Jonnie Peacock got one over on his rival German Streng with victory in the 100m T44 ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock has won his hotly anticipated duel with arch-rival Felix Streng in the men's 100 metres T44 on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships.

Campaign launched for Paralympic medallist Etherington to be shortlisted for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

By Emily Goddard

A campaign has been launched calling for Jade Etherington to be shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ©Getty ImagesSupport is growing for a campaign calling for Sochi 2014 Paralympic medal winning skier Jade Etherington to be shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

First Rio 2016 qualification spots up for grabs as Disabled Sailing World Championships begin

By Zjan Shirinian

It is all to play for at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships, with Rio 2016 qualifying spots at stake ©Getty ImagesThe first group of sailors to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be decided as they battle on the waters of Halifax at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships.

Weir pulls out on eve of IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea

By Gary Anderson

Britain's David Weir has pulled out of the IPC Athletics European Championships due to injury ©Getty ImagesSix-time Paralympic champion David Weir has pulled out of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships due to tendonitis in his arm.

Hartung describes Little as a "rare gem" after death of former head of Australian Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

Tributes have been paid to former head of Australian Paralympics Marie Little who has died ©INASFormer President of the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) Greg Hartung has led the tributes to ex-colleague Marie Little, who died yesterday following a short illness.

Paralympian and IPC Athletes’ Council member McCullough dies

By Gary Anderson

Former two-time US Paralympian Jon McCullough has died after battling cancer ©Getty ImagesParalympian and member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes' Council, Jon McCullough, has died today following a battle with cancer.
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