Paralympics

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.

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey launches new-look websites ahead of Buffalo 2015 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey has launched a new look website ©IPCIce sledge hockey's online presence has been given a new look after the launch of a website for both the sport itself and for the World Championships taking place in Buffalo, New York next year.

Australians with disability given chance to follow in footsteps of Paralympic heroes with multi-million dollar base

By Paul Osborne

Australians with a disability will be given more opportunity to participate in winter sport as a multi-million dollar investment is announced for a new athletes base at Falls Creek ©Disabled WinterSport Australia Australians with a disability will have more opportunity to follow in the footsteps of their Paralympic heroes after a multi-million dollar investment was announced for a new accessible athlete base at Falls Creek.

Switzerland’s Suter-Erath secures hat-trick of titles at European Para-Badminton Championships

By Gary Anderson

European Para-Badminton Championships have taken place in Murcia over the past four days ©BWFKarin Suter-Erath was the star of the show at the European Para-Badminton Championships in Murcia, Spain as she claimed three gold medals, while England's Martin Rooke won two golds and a silver.

Exclusive: IPC "not promoting" the return of Pistorius, says President Sir Philip

By Mike Rowbottom

Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, pictured at the Sochi 2014 Games ©Getty ImagesSir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has stressed that while his organisation has said Oscar Pistorius, found guilty of culpable homicide, would be free to return to competition once he has satisfied the South African legal system, it is far from welcoming him back into the fold.

Sochi medallists to be honoured at 2014 Canadian Paralympic Sport Awards

By Gary Anderson

Members of the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic squad will be honoured at the Canadian Paralympic Awards in Toronto this week ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe Canadian Paralympic Sports Awards are set to take place in Toronto this week, where the performance of Canadian athletes at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games will be recognised.

Hosts China close Para-table tennis World Championships with four more titles on final day

By Gary Anderson

China domninated team events in Beijing on the final day of the Para table tennis World Championships ©ITTFChina brought the Para-table tennis World Championships to a close in Beijing by picking up four more gold medals on the final day of action in the team competition.

Queen Elizabeth "deeply moved" by athletes as Prince Harry brings Invictus Games to a close

By Gary Anderson

Queen Elizabeth has praised the courage and determination of athletes as the Invictus Games come to a close ©Getty ImagesThe Invictus Games were brought to a close with a star-studded concert at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at which a special message from the Queen was read out telling competitors she had been "deeply moved by your courage, determination and talent".

Pistorius eligibility for future competition to be discussed by SASCOC

By Duncan Mackay

Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide by a court in Pretoria after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius' participation in future international competition will be discussed by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) at a meeting on Thursday (September 18).
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