Paralympics

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.

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls take part in development camp

By Emily Goddard

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls have taken part in a development camp in Albany ©PNZ/FacebookNine swimmers that dream of one day representing New Zealand at the Paralympic Games have taken part in a special development camp at the AUT Millennium high performance sports facility in Albany.

Brazil secure fourth title with victory at IBSA Blind Football World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Brazil have won the IBSA Blind Football World Championships ©TwitterBrazil defended their International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football world title with a last gasp winner over South American rivals Argentina.

IPC President praises role of technology in engaging global audiences in Para-sport

By Paul Osborne

Sir Philip Craven highlights importance of technology at UNESCO conference ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has praised the role of technology in engaging global audiences in Para-sport and encouraging participation in it.
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