Paralympics

De Vries and Bos secure gold for Para-cycling Track World Championship hosts

By Michael Pavitt

Bos previously piloted Rinne Oost to gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesStephen de Vries and pilot Patrick Bos secured the hosts third gold medal on the third day of the Para-cycling Track World Championship, in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

Putin and Bach send messages as 2015 Winter Deaflympics opened in Russia

By Liam Morgan

The Winter Deaflympics have been officially opened in the resorts of  Khanty-Mansiysk and Magnitogorsk today ©TwitterThe 18th edition of the Winter Deaflympics has officially begun with the Opening Ceremony in the Russian resort of Khanty-Mansiysk today.

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation release four-year strategic plan

By Liam Morgan

The IWRF have officially released their strategic four-year plan ©IWRFThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) have released their new strategic four-year plan aimed at directing the future growth of the sport, includes possible expansion into other disciplines.

China earn three more golds at Para-cycling World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Guihua Liang was one of three Chinese gold medallists on day two of the Championships ©Getty ImagesChina added a further three golds to their medal tally on the second day of the Para-cycling World Championships at Velodrome Omnisport in Apeldoorn.

Wagner and Lapthorne to meet in Cajun Classic singles and doubles finals

By Michael Pavitt

Lapthorne will meet American David Wagner in the quad singles and doubles finals ©Getty ImagesHome favourite David Wagner will meet Britain's US Open champion Andy Lapthorne in the Cajun Classic quad singles final in Louisiana.

Lithuania to host annual judo tournament for blind and partially sighted

By Duncan Mackay

Lithuanai's annual International Judo Tournament for blind and partially sighted will take place in Vilnius in September ©Getty ImagesThe Lithuanian Blind Sports Federation has announced it will again host its annual International Judo Tournament for the blind and partially sighted in Vilnius later this year, they have announced. 

Top seeds untroubled on second day of Cajun Classic

By Michael Pavitt

Sweden's Stefan Olsson will face defending champion Gordon Reid in the quarter-finals ©Getty ImagesThe top six seeds advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's wheelchair singles on the second day of the Cajun Classic in Louisiana.

Britain and China enjoy golden starts to Para-cycling Track World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Jody Cundy was one of four British gold medallists on the opening day of the World Championships ©Getty ImagesBritain claimed four gold medals on the opening day of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Track World Championships in the time-trial events at the Velodrome Omnisport in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

Mountjoy joins top list of speakers for 2015 VISTA conference

By Liam Morgan

Margo Mountjoy of the Faculty of Family Medicine at McMaster University in Canada has been named as the latest speaker for the VISTA conference ©Margo MountjoyMargo Mountjoy of the Faculty of Family Medicine at McMaster University in Canada is the latest name to be added to the list of speakers for the VISTA 2015 conference in Girona, Spain, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.
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