Paralympics

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.

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.

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.

Registration opens for 2015 Paralympic Schools Week in Canada

By Daniel Etchells

The Canadian Paralympic Committee has opened the registration process for the 2015 edition of its Paralympic Schools Week ©CPCA registration process for the 2015 edition of the Paralympic Schools Week has been opened by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).

More world records round off final day at IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai

By Emily Goddard

Maria Lyle broke the 200 metres T35 world record on the final day of the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai ©Getty ImagesFurther world records were set today as the International Paralympic Committee Athletics Grand Prix came to a close in Dubai.

Americas Paralympic Committee begin hunt for new athlete representative

By Nick Butler

A search has begun for a new APC athletes representative ©APCA search for a fresh athlete representatives to sit on the Executive Committee of the Americas Paralympic Committee has been launched with less than six months to go until the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.
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