Paralympics

Wheelchair ultimate and squash among sports being considered for IWAS recognition

By Duncan Mackay

Wheelchair frisbee could one day feature in the Paralympics if it is recognised by the IWAS ©YouTubeWheelchair ultimate and squash could be among new disciplines recognised by the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS), it has been revealed.

Double Dutch again at IPC Para-Snowboarding World Championships

By Liam Morgan

Dutch star Bibian Mentel-Spee continued her monopoly of the women's para-snowboarding events by claiming gold in the banked slalom ©Getty ImagesDutch pair Bibian Mentel-Spee and Chris Vos both claimed their second world titles of the week as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Championships at La Molina drew to an emphatic close.

Snowflake shaped medals unveiled for Panorama 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Snowflake shaped medals unveiled for the Panorama 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships ©Alpine Canada/InstagramGold, silver and bronze snowflake shaped medals have been unveiled for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships, set to get underway with the Opening Ceremony in Panorama today.

USA Paratriathlon announce new partnership to encourage emerging talent

By Michael Pavitt

USA Paratriathlon have announced the partnership with Dare2tri to hold the Development Race Series ©USA ParatriathlonUSA Paratriathlon have announced a partnership with Chicago-based Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club to provide America's emerging triathletes with top level competition as sport prepares for its debut on the Paralympic programme next year in Rio de Janeiro.

Indoor Para-rowing world records fall in Canada and France

By Emily Goddard

Curtis Halladay and Cameron Sinclair have broken world records at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships in Mississauga ©Cameron Sinclair/TwitterCanadian Para-rowers Curtis Halladay and Cameron Sinclair have broken world records at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships in Mississauga, Ontario.

Serbian National Paralympic Committee set-up new swimming organisation with help of Agitos Foundation

By Michael Pavitt

The Serbian National Paralympic Committee set up the national organisation after holding training ©Serbian National Paralympic CommitteeSerbia have set up a new Para-Swimming Association as a consequence of training and support by from the Agitos Foundation.

Weir set for showdown with arch-rival Hug in World Championship race at London Marathon

By Michael Pavitt

Switzerland's Marcel Hug pipped David Weir to the 2014 London Marathon title ©Getty ImagesBritain's David Weir is set to go head to head with Switzerland's Marcel Hug in the men's wheelchair event at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a race that will double as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships. 

Swimmers, athlete and table tennis player among inaugural INAS Awards nominees

By Nick Butler

London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth has been nominated for one of the inaugural INAS awards ©Getty ImagesFinal nominations have been revealed today for winners of the inaugural International Federation for sport for athletes with an intellectual disability (INAS) Awards ahead of a ceremony in April.

London 2012 Olympic Stadium to host IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final

By Daniel Etchells

The London 2012 Olympic Stadium has been selected to host this year's IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final ©Getty ImagesThe London 2012 Olympic Stadium will play host to this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix Final, it has been officially confirmed today.
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