Paralympics

Prince Harry speaks of "real struggle" organising inaugural Invictus Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Prince Harry has spoken about organising the inaugural Invictus Games during an interview on Radio 2 ©Getty ImagesPrince Harry has spoken of the "real struggle" he has had organising the inaugural Invictus Games - a competition for injured members of the armed forces.

Four-time Sochi 2014 medallist Etherington added to Britain's Paralympic Day line-up

By Gary Anderson

Jade Etherington is set to appear at National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next month ©Getty Images British Alpine skiing star Jade Etherington and guide Caroline Powell are set to attend National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next month as Britain gears up to celebrate the second edition of the event.

Russia and Ukraine to meet in semi-final of CPISRA Football 7-a-Side European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Russia played Ukraine in the Paralympic final at London 2012 ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussia and Ukraine will play each other in a crucial football 7-a-side semi-final amid ongoing tensions between the two countries on the political stage.

United States names Para-cycling squad packed full of gold medallists for World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Megan Fisher is among 15 Paralympians named on the US squad for the Para-cyclinf Road World Championships ©Getty Images The United States has named a 44-strong squad for next month's International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Championships that contains seven reigning champions as well as a host of Paralympic gold medallists.

Wheelchair racers Tahti and Schuh in confident mood ahead of Swansea sprint showdown

By Zjan Shirinian

Four-time Paralympic champion Leo-Pekka Tahti is in confident mood ahead of competing in Swansea ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe two main players in the T54 wheelchair sprint races are talking up their chances ahead of their track showdown at next month's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships.

Anti-doping campaign to take place at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The IWRF is running a Say No To Doping campaign at the upcoming World Championships ©IWRFThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) is set to run an anti-doping campaign at its World Championships which get underway in Odense, Denmark on Friday (August 1).

Two more powerlifters fail doping tests at World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Two more powerlifters have been suspended after failing doping tests ay April's World Championships ©Getty ImagesTwo powerlifters have been suspended after failing doping tests at the World Championships in Dubai, bringing to four the number of athletes who have been outed as cheating at the competition.

Ice sledge hockey to launch World Series

By Gary Anderson

A new ice sledge hockey World Series is set to be launched later this year ©Getty Images International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey has announced plans to launch a World Series later this year that will see nations from both the A and B pools competing against each other for end-of-season ranking points.

Pyeongchang launches awareness programme ahead of 2018 Winter Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Seok-rae accepts the Paralympic flag at the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ©Getty Images An initiative aimed at developing and raising awareness of Paralympic winter sports in South Korea has been launched by the Organising Committee of the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
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