Paralympics

China earn three more golds at Para-cycling World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Guihua Liang was one of three Chinese gold medallists on day two of the Championships ©Getty ImagesChina added a further three golds to their medal tally on the second day of the Para-cycling World Championships at Velodrome Omnisport in Apeldoorn.

Lithuania to host annual judo tournament for blind and partially sighted

By Duncan Mackay

Lithuanai's annual International Judo Tournament for blind and partially sighted will take place in Vilnius in September ©Getty ImagesThe Lithuanian Blind Sports Federation has announced it will again host its annual International Judo Tournament for the blind and partially sighted in Vilnius later this year, they have announced. 

Top seeds untroubled on second day of Cajun Classic

By Michael Pavitt

Sweden's Stefan Olsson will face defending champion Gordon Reid in the quarter-finals ©Getty ImagesThe top six seeds advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's wheelchair singles on the second day of the Cajun Classic in Louisiana.

Britain and China enjoy golden starts to Para-cycling Track World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Jody Cundy was one of four British gold medallists on the opening day of the World Championships ©Getty ImagesBritain claimed four gold medals on the opening day of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Track World Championships in the time-trial events at the Velodrome Omnisport in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

Mountjoy joins top list of speakers for 2015 VISTA conference

By Liam Morgan

Margo Mountjoy of the Faculty of Family Medicine at McMaster University in Canada has been named as the latest speaker for the VISTA conference ©Margo MountjoyMargo Mountjoy of the Faculty of Family Medicine at McMaster University in Canada is the latest name to be added to the list of speakers for the VISTA 2015 conference in Girona, Spain, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.

UK prepares to host first ever Boccia European Team and Pairs Championships

By Emily Goddard

British BC1/BC2 team Martin Davis, Josh Rowe, Will Hipwell, Claire Taggart, Nigel Murray and David Smith will be hoping to qualify for Rio 2016 on home turf ©GB BocciaGuildford in the United Kingdom is preparing to host the first ever Boccia European Team and Pairs Championships this year where the continent's best players will battle it out for qualification to next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 

Lapthorne and Ishikawa set up spicy quarter-final in Cajun Classic after opening day wins

By Michael Pavitt

US Open quad singles champion Andy Lapthorne will face Canada's Mika Ishikawa in the quarter-finals ©Getty ImagesBritain's US Open champion Andy Lapthorne will face Canada's Mika Ishikawa in the quarter-final stage of the Cajun Classic after both players recorded impressive victories at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Series 1 event in Louisiana.

Para-cycling getting more attention from UCI but Cundy wants them to do more

By Duncan Mackay

This 2015 Para-cycling Track World Championships are due to open in Apeldoorn on Thursday ©Apeldoorn 2015Britain's double Paralympic gold medallist Jody Cundy has praised the International Cycling Union (UCI) for trying to promote Para-cycling following the embarrassment last year of missing the deadline to submit an application to be part of the programme for Tokyo 2020 but warned much more still needs to be done. 

Thriller for Ktila as Tunisian completes clean sweep at IPC Athletics Grand Prix

By Liam Morgan

World and Paralympic champion Walid Ktila completed a clean sweep of the sprint events at his home IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Tunis ©Getty ImagesTunisia's multiple world and Paralympic champion Walid Ktila celebrated the end of his home International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix by claiming his fourth gold medal of the event in Tunis.

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