Paralympics

IPC Athletics World Championships in 2015 brought forward by a month

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 IPC Athletics Championships in Doha have been moved forward by a month ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships have been brought forward by a month to avoid "infrastructure improvements" in host city Doha, it has been announced.

Host cities for three major regional powerlifting Championships in 2015 named

By Zjan Shirinian

Guadalajara, Almaty and Eger will each host a major powerlifting competition next year ©Getty ImagesThe host cities for three major regional powerlifting Championships next year have been named.

Mostafa quits as President of World ParaVolley

By Zjan Shirinian

Dr Hossam Mostafa has quit as President of World ParaVolley ©Twitter/Dr Hossam MostafaThe President of World ParaVolley has quit because of the "time pressures of his business".

Australia announces cities and dates for Para-sports Draft campaign

By Gary Anderson

The APC has launched a new athlete recruitment drive with particular focus on athletes with neurological impairments ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced the dates and cities for its Para-sports Draft campaign, which aims to find the next generation of Paralympians with particular emphasis being placed on athletes with neurological impairments.

Russia enjoys Midas touch at IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Continents Cup

By Emily Goddard

Russia won numerous gold medals at the 2014 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Continents Cup ©Facebook/IPCRussia has dominated the 2014 International Paralympic Committee Wheelchair Dance Sport Continents Cup on home turf with gold in most of the events.

Video of armless table tennis player reaches two million YouTube views

By Emily Goddard

The Nothing is Impossible video of Ibrahim Hamato has reached two million YouTube views ©ITTF/Rémy Gros1A video featuring armless Egyptian table tennis athlete Ibrahim Hamato playing at the 2014 World Table Tennis Championships has reached a staggering two million views on YouTube.

Paralympic champions Roman and Schaus named honorary Warrior Games torchbearers

By Emily Goddard

Rico Roman has been named as one of the honorary torchbearers for the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Warrior Games ©Getty ImagesParalympic ice sledge hockey champions Rico Roman and Paul Schaus have been named as honorary torchbearers for the Opening Ceremony of this year's Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.

British Paralympian Bullen launches innovative team-building company

By Gary Anderson

Georgie Bullen has launched her own company called Team Insight ©Getty ImagesBritish goalball star Georgie Bullen has launched her own team-building company called Team Insight, which aims to provide services to corporate firms using visually impaired sport.

Nike terminates sponsorship of Pistorius after culpable homicide verdict

By Nick Butler

Nike have confirmed they will no longer sponsor Oscar Pistorius ©Getty ImagesNike has terminated its endorsement contract with Oscar Pistorius following the double amputee sprinter being found guilty of culpable homicide.
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