Paralympics

Budapest to host Europe's best goalball nations for IBSA Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Sweden has its hopes pinned on the top spot and a place at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesHungarian capital Budapest will be the setting for top class goalball action from tomorrow as 16 of the best men's and women's teams come together for five days of competition.

Ottobock Healthcare holds successful running clinic in China

By Paul Osborne

Ottobock Ambassador Paralympic and world Champion Heinrich Popow leads the first Ottobock Running Clinic in China ©Ottobock Healthcare Ottobock Healthcare, which claims to be the world's leading supplier of innovative solutions for people with limited mobility, has successfully concluded the first of its running clinics to take place in China.

No "ulterior motive" to keep Pistorius off list of best Paralympic moments, insist IPC

By Zjan Shirinian

Arguably the most well-known Paralympic athlete of all time, Oscar Pistorius has not been included in the list of top 25 moments ©AFP/Getty ImagesThere was no "ulterior motive" to exclude Oscar Pistorius from a list celebrating the top 25 moments in the history of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the organisation has insisted.

Paralympics Ireland on the lookout for talented swimmers at masterclass event

By Zjan Shirinian

Darragh McDonald won one of two gold medals for Ireland in the pool at the London 2012 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesTalented swimmers with a disability having a splash during a masterclass event could be given a helping hand on the path to competing at a future Paralympic Games.

IPC President Sir Philip reflects on Paralympic Movements' achievements on eve of silver jubilee

By Emily Goddard

Sir Philip Craven is reflecting back on some of the IPC's biggest achievements on the eve of its silver jubilee ©Getty ImagesSir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has reflected back on some of his organisation's biggest achievements on the eve of its silver jubilee tomorrow.

British Paralympic equestrian champion Baker skydives for children's charity

By Emily Goddard

Natasha Baker jumped 12,000 feet from a plane to raise money for children's charity Dreamflight ©Natasha Baker/TwitterNatasha Baker, Great Britain's two-time Paralympic equestrian champion, has jumped 12,000 feet from a plane to raise money for children's charity Dreamflight - for which she is an ambassador.

Archery GB calling for talented male athletes as it searches Rio 2016 stars

By Zjan Shirinian

Archery GB is looking for a new crop of talent to bring medal glory at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesArchery GB is calling on male archers to get it touch as it looks for potential stars who could strike gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Call for groups and fans to get behind 2015 Inas Global Games with one year to go

By Zjan Shirinian

More than 1,000 athletes representing 40 nations are expected to compete at the 2015 Global Games ©InasAn appeal is being made for sponsors, suppliers and supporters to get behind the 2015 International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability (Inas) Global Games.

Canadian Sochi 2014 Paralympians' success recognised at sports awards ceremony

By Daniel Etchells

The Canadian Paralympic Team won 16 medals at Sochi 2014 ©Charles Gordon/CPCStars of the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic team and the country's broader Paralympic Movement were celebrated at the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Sports Awards ceremony at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel in Toronto today. 
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