Paralympics

China fall victim to home advantage at Deaflympics with first curling defeat to hosts Russia

By Liam Morgan

Russia ended China's excellent start to the women's curling tournament with a 6-5 victory on day three ©Ugra 2015China suffered their first defeat of the women's curling competition as they lost 6-5 to hosts Russia on the third day of the 18th Deaflympics at the Ice Palace in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Skelhon and De La Forest earn IPC Shooting World Cup titles

By Michael Pavitt

Britain's Matt Skelhon was a home winner at the IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville ©Britain's Matt Skelhon secured gold by the narrowest of margins on the second day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

Seven Network to broadcast Rio 2016 Paralympics in Australia

By Emily Goddard

The Seven Network will broadcast the Rio 2016 Paralympics in Australia ©The Seven NetworkThe Seven Network has secured a deal with the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) that will see it broadcasting rio 2016 across the nation.

British Swimming announces squad for IPC Swimming World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Ellie Simmonds one of 18 swimmers named in the British squad ©Glasgow 2015Britain have announced an 18-strong team for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships which are set to be held between July 13 to 19 in Glasgow.

Double gold for host nation Russia on second day of Deaflympics

By Liam Morgan

Russia's men's cross-country relay team powered to a dramatic gold by beating Ukraine by 2.9 seconds at the Deaflympics ©Ugra 2015Russia enjoyed another successful day on home snow at the 18th edition of the Deaflympics as they powered to two gold medals at Khanty-Mansiysk.

Sir Philip Craven attends opening day of IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville

By Michael Pavitt

Sir Phillip Craven met former basketball teammate Martin McElhatton at the IPC Shooting World Cup event ©WheelpowerInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Phillip Craven has attended the opening day of the IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Britain, with the first three gold medals decided.

Hellwig steps down as chief executive of Australian Paralympic Committee

By Liam Morgan

Jason Hellwig has decided to step down from his role as cheif executive of the APC with immediate effect ©APCJason Hellwig has announced he is stepping down from his position as chief executive of the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC), just over 18 months before the start of Rio 2016. 

Britain tops medals table as Para-cycling Track World Championships end in Apeldoorn

By Michael Pavitt

Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott added to Britain's gold medal tally in Apeldoorn ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain secured the top spot on the overall medals table after winning two golds on the final day of the Para-cycling Track World Championship, in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

Jeremiasz and Ellerbrock clinch two titles after victories at Cajun Classic

By Michael Pavitt

Michael Jeremiasz has undergone a renaissance at the Cajun Classic after winning the men's singles and doubles ©Getty ImagesFrance's Michael Jeremiasz completed a dream run at the Cajun Classic to claim men's wheelchair singles and doubles titles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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