Paralympics

Boccia Federation open event bids for Paralympic year

By Daniel Etchells

BISFed are due to stage four events in 2016 ©BISFedCountries interested in hosting events in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are being invited to bid by the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed), it has been announced. 

Straight sets wins for Lapthorne and Reid at Wheelchair Tennis Masters

By Emily Goddard

Andy Lapthorne defeated Lucas Sithole 7-5, 6-1 in today's action at the Wheelchair Tennis Masters ©James JordanGreat Britain's Andy Lapthorne and Gordon Reid claimed straight sets wins on day two of the Wheelchair Tennis Masters at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Truesdale defends title as Russia dominate at European Para-Taekwondo Championships

By Paul Osborne

Amy Truesdale wins gold at the European Para-Taekwondo Championships in Belek ©FacebookWorld and Commonwealth champion Amy Truesdale has added a another gold to her growing list of accolades as she continued her incredible season at the European Para-Taekwondo Championships in Belek.

Whiley defeats world number one Kamiji on opening day of NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

By Emily Goddard

Jordanne Whiley has continued her amazing year with a top seed defeat on day one of the Wheelchair Tennis Masters ©NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters/FacebookGreat Britain's Jordanne Whiley secured a shock victory over world number one Yui Kamiji of Japan as the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters opened today at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

Sunset+Vine to work alongside Channel 4 for coverage of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

By Paul Osborne

Channel 4 has handed Sunset+Vine the production contract to its live coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ©Channel 4Channel 4 has awarded the production contract to its live coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to Sunset+Vine.

Scotland to host international inclusive skating competition

By Emily Goddard

The international Inclusive Skating competition will take place in Scotland next year ©Inclusive Skating/FacebookScotland has been awarded the hosting rights of next year's international Inclusive Skating tournament following funding from the National Lottery's Awards for All programme.

Reigning champion Kamiji opens campaign against doubles partner at NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

By Daniel Etchells

Yui Kamiji (right) and doubles partner Jordanne Whiley (left) face each other on the opening day of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters ©Getty ImagesJapan's Yui Kamiji begins the defence of her NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters title against her Grand Slam winning doubles partner Jordanne Whiley at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London tomorrow.

Croatian NPC sponsorship project with Allianz named best in country

By Daniel Etchells

Ratko Kovačić, President of the Croatian NPC, says the organisation is lucky to have Allianz as a partner ©Croatian NPC The Croatian National Paralympic Committee's (NPC) sponsorship project, in collaboration with insurance agency Allianz, has been awarded the "Best sponsorship of Croatia Award 2014" at the SPORTO Sports Marketing & Sponsorship Conference in Portorož.

Final preparations underway for European Para-Taekwondo Championships

By Paul Osborne

Final preparations are underway for the European Para-Taekwondo Championships ©FacebookFinal preparations for the third edition of the European Para-Taekwondo Championships are now underway as the continent's top Para-taekwondo stars get set to do battle in Antalya, Turkey.
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