Paralympics

World number ones lead entries for Rolland Garros wheelchair tennis event

By Nick Butler

Shingo Kunieda will be seeking to continue the form he showed in winning the Australian Wheelchair Tennis Open earlier this year ©Getty ImagesApril 22 - Men's and women's world number one players Shingo Kunieda and Sabine Ellerbrock are among 14 to have received direct entries for the Roland Garros Wheelchair Tennis Event, it has been announced today.

Van Dyk and McFadden win Boston Marathon wheelchair races

By Zjan Shirinian

Tatyana McFadden punched the air as she crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 21 - A crowd of thousands cheered Ernst Van Dyk on to a record tenth men's wheelchair title at the Boston Marathon, while Tatyana McFadden secured her second win in a row in the women's race.

German boats record Paralympic-class wins at Sailing World Cup in Hyères

By Gary Anderson

April 21 - Heiko Kroeger got his World Cup campaign off to a perfect start with a win in Hyères ©Getty Images Competition in the Paralympic classes got underway in Hyères today and saw Germany secure two wins through Heiko Kroeger in the 2.4mR class and Jens Kroeger, Siegmund Mainka and Robert Prem in the Sonar races during the final International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event of the season.

Paralympic and world champion Simmonds takes gold on final day in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson

April 21 - Ellie Simmonds finished the week in Glasgow with gold in the 400m freestyle ©Getty Images Paralympic and world champion Ellie Simmonds demonstrated her prowess in the 400 metres freestyle once again by taking gold on the final day of the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow.

Paralympic archery champion Brown hits back at classification changes

By Emily Goddard

Danielle Brown has slammed the IPC and World Archery's classfication changes ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Danielle Brown, the British archer who won Paralympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, has hit back at changes in classification that mean she is now unable to defend her title at Rio 2016.

British sailors search for hat-trick of victories as 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.

Para-swimmer Slater follows European record with world best time in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson

April 20 - Today saw swimmers compete in the third day of action at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre ©Getty Images Stephanie Slater continued her fine form at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow today by taking the 100 metres butterfly title and breaking the world record in the process to add to the two silver medals and European record already in the bag.

Britain's Slater sets European record on day two of British Para-Swimming International Meet

By Paul Osborne

Stephanie Slater (left) has set a new European record in the women's S8 50 metre freestyle on day two of the British Para-Swimming International Meet ©Getty ImagesApril 19 - Great Britain's Stephanie Slater has won a second successive silver medal at the British Para-Swimming International Meet, this time setting a European record in the S8 50 metre freestyle on day two of the competition at Glasgow's Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

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.
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