Paralympics

British sailors search for hat-trick of victories as Sailing World Cup Series comes to a close in Hyères

By Paul Osborne

Sailors will take to the French Riviera tomorrow as the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères gets underway ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Para-sailors will line up on the French Riviera tomorrow as they get set to compete in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup in Hyères, the 2013-2014 series closer.

British trio secure medals on opening day of British Para-Swimming International Meet

By Paul Osborne

British swimmers earned three medals on the opening day of the British Paa-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesApril 18 - There was success for Britain's Stephanie Slater, Jonathon Fox and Nicole Lough on day one of the British Para-Swimming International Meet as they swam their way onto the podium in Glasgow's Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

Isagi donation gives boost to Wheelchair users at Stoke Mandeville Stadium

By Paul Osborne

Isagi has donated 50 non-slip trays to WheelPower to help wheelchair users at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium ©IsagiApril 17 - Wheelchair users at Stoke Mandeville Stadium have been given a boost following the donation of 50 non-slip trays by Buckinghamshire based company Isagi.

French Alpine skier wins Best Female Athlete of Sochi 2014 Paralympics award

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Marie Bochet has been voted the IPC's Best Female Athlete at Sochi 2014 ©Getty Images French Alpine skier Marie Bochet has been chosen as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Best Female Athlete at Sochi 2014 after a public vote.

Tickets for 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea go on sale

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Tickets are now on sale for the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea ©Getty ImagesOrganisers of this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea have put 15,000 tickets for the event on sale today.

British Paralympic cycling champion switches to rowing for Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay

Rachel Morris won the gold medal in the time trial at Beijing 2008 ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Britain's Paralympic hand-cycling gold medallist Rachel Morris has switched sports and hopes to compete in rowing at Rio 2016. 

International Paralympic Committee opens bid process for 2015 General Assembly

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - The IPC is now seeking bids from cities to host its next General Assembly ©Getty Images Cities interested in hosting next year's General Assembly of the the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have been invited to put in bids. 

Forensics expert's testimony called into question at Pistorius murder trial

By Zjan Shirinian

Forensics expert Roger Dixon holds a magazine rack as he explains its position in the toilet where Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead ©FP/Getty ImagesApril 17 - The testimony of a forensics expert has come under fierce scrutiny at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius.

Pistorius murder trial hears graphic details of Steenkamp's injuries

By Zjan Shirinian

Oscar Pistorius lowered his head as graphic details of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's injuries were given in court ©Getty ImagesApril 16 - Graphic details of the fatal injuries sustained by Reeva Steenkamp when she was shot by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius have been given at the athlete's murder trial.
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