Paralympics

Uzbekistan to host inaugural Central Asian Para Games in September

By Liam Morgan

The first-ever Central Asian Para Games will take place in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent ©IBSAUzbekistan will host the inaugural Central Asian Para Games in September, the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) have announced.

Britain leading campaign to oveturn IPC decision to drop sailing from Tokyo 2020

By Duncan Mackay

A campaign has been launched to get sailing restored to the Paralympic programme for Tokyo 2020 ©Getty ImagesBritain have led the protests against the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)'s decision to drop sailing from Tokyo 2020 and, together with the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), have launched a campaign for the sport to be added to the programme.

International Paralympic Committee announce kayak events will form canoe programme at Rio 2016

By Liam Morgan

The International Paralympic Committee have announced that three men's and three women's kayak events will form the canoe programme at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio ©Getty ImagesThe canoe competition at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, where the sport will be making its debut, will consist of three men's and three women's kayak events, it was announced today. 

American Soule seals historic medal on home snow at IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Liam Morgan

Andrew Soule set a new record for US skiers at an IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships by taking his fifth medal in Cable ©Getty ImagesAmerican Andrew Soule etched his name into the history books today as he claimed his fifth medal of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships on home snow at Cable, Wisconsin.

Alcott claims maiden Grand Slam title in front of home crowd at Australian Open

By Liam Morgan

Dylan Alcott sealed his maiden Grand Slam title in convincing fashion in front of his home crowd in Melbourne ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Dylan Alcott claimed his maiden quad wheelchair Grand Slam singles title with a straight-sets win over David Wagner in front of his home crowd at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Taekwondo to be added to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme as sailing and football seven-a-side miss out

By Nick Butler

Taekwondo will be one of 22 Paralympic sports featuring at Tokyo 2020 ©IPCTaekwondo will make its Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020, it was decided by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board today, meaning a total of 22 sports will feature, but sailing and football seven-a-side will miss out.

Group stage draw made for European Wheelchair Basketball Championship

By Michael Pavitt

The draw was conducted at Worcester Cathedral in Worcestershire, England ©Great Britain Wheelchair BasketballThe 2015 European Wheelchair Basketball Championship group stages were drawn today in Worcester Cathedral.

Home favourite into Australian Open final as two wheelchair titles decided

By Michael Pavitt

Dylan Alcott will face David Wagner in the quad wheelchair singles final ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Dylan Alcott is through to the final of the quad wheelchair singles at the Australian Open in Melbourne, having come through the group stage in impressive style, winning all three matches without losing a set.

American wins in St Moritz to claim maiden Para-skeleton World Cup series

By Nick Butler

Eric Eierdam celebrates after his Para-skeleton World Cup victory ©TwitterUnited States' Eric Eierdam sealed first place in the inaugural Para-skeleton World Cup series today with the narrowest of victories over British rival Matt Richardson in St Moritz.
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