Paralympics

Prince Harry to play celebrity match during Invictus Games as fixture list released

By Spencer Brown

Prince Harry, pictured playing sitting volleyball, will try his hand at wheelchair rugby during a celebrity match on September 12 ©Getty ImagesThe fixture list for the team sports at next week's inaugural Invictus Games has been released.

Wheelchair tennis champion Vergeer launches biography

By Zjan Shirinian

Esther Vergeer won seven Paralympic gold medals and 42 Grand Slam titles in a glittering career ©Getty ImagesThe most dominant player in wheelchair tennis history has launched her biography - which charts her remarkable recovery from three internal haemorrhages at the age of eight to Paralympic and Grand Slam glory.

Photo-finishes highlight thrilling fourth day at Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Gary Anderson

A thrilling day in Greenville saw Britain claim gold in the women's tandem road race ©Getty ImagesA thrilling day of action at the Para-cycling Road World Championships in Greenville saw gold medals in two races decided by photo-finishes as British duo Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall claimed victory in the women's B/VI tandem race, while American Jamie Whitmore edged the women's C3 class.

Tickets for end-of-season Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park go on sale

By Gary Anderson

Gordon Reid is one of the home stars set to appear at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ©Getty ImagesTickets for the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters are now on sale as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park gets set to welcome the world's top players for the end-of-season showpiece in November.

Top-level competition highlights National Paralympic Day in London

By Gary Anderson

Thousands attended National Paralympic Day celebrations at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ©Getty ImagesA packed day of competition at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park saw crowds treated to some top-level action during the National Paralympic Day celebrations in London today.

United States claim three Paratriathlon gold medals at World Grand Final

By Gary Anderson

Krige Schabort was one of three Americans to pick up gold in Edmonton ©Getty ImagesThe United States emerged as the dominant nation during the Paratriathlon events at the World Triathlon Grand Final in neighbouring Canada as Aaron Scheidies, Krige Schabort and Kendall Gretsch all claimed gold medals in Edmonton.

Paralympic champion Eskau follows up Sochi golds with Para-cycling world title

By Gary Anderson

Paralympic champion Andrea Eskau has added further gold to her collection after picking a world title in Greenville ©Getty ImagesGerman skier Andrea Eskau swapped the snow for the tarmac to claim more gold at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Greenville as she secured the women's HT time trial title with an impressive performance.

Four golds for US as Briton Storey claims 17th title at Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Dame Sarah Storey claimed a 17th Para-cycling world title in Greenville today ©Getty ImagesHost nation the United States claimed four gold medals at the Para-cycling Road World Championships in Greenville, which also saw a 17th cycling world title go the way of Britain's multi-Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey.

Pearson shows class once again to pick up third Para-dressage gold in Normandy

By Gary Anderson

Lee Pearson claimed another gold at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy ©AFP/Getty ImagesLee Pearson sealed his third Para-dressage gold medal at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy as the Briton topped the podium in the Grade 1b individual freestyle event on board Zion.

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