Paralympics

London Mayor joins top players ahead of NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

By Paul Osborne

London Mayor Boris Johnson joins Jordanne Whiley at a mini tennis match in London ©FacebookLondon Mayor Boris Johnson today took part in a game of mini tennis ahead of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, which is due to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the British capital. 

Bidding process opened for next two editions of Invictus Games

By Paul Osborne

The bidding process for the next Invictus Games has been opened ©Getty ImagesThe bidding process to host the second and third editions of the Invictus Games is now open, it has been announced.

Reid and Griffioen successfully defend Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis titles

By Emily Goddard

Gordon Reid has defended his men’s singles title at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament ©The Tennis FoundationGordon Reid and Jiske Griffioen have successfully defended their men's and women's singles titles at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament to signal their intentions at the year-end Wheelchair Tennis Masters.

Title holders Brazil book place in final at IBSA Football World Championship

By Emily Goddard

Brazil are through to the final at this year's International Blind Sports Federation Blind Football World Championship ©IBSA/FacebookReigning world and Paralympic champions Brazil have booked their place in the final at this year's International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship in Tokyo.

Powerchair football legend Jerome Durand dies

By Daniel Etchells

Jerome Durand was striving to achieve Paralympic inclusion for powerchair football ©Vermont ChargersJerome Durand, credited with helping spread the sport of powerchair football around the world, has died.

UAE announces candidate for Asian Paralympic Committee Presidency

By Daniel Etchells

The UAE NPC has announced that Majid Al Osaimi will run for AFC Presidency ©IPCUnited Arab Emirates Disabled Sports Federation vice-president Majid Al Osaimi will run for President of the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC), the UAE National Paralympic Committee has announced.

Paraguay and Japan to contest fifth place at IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Japan snatched a 1-0 win against Germany to set up an encounter with Paraguay ©IBSAParaguay and Japan will battle it out for fifth place at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship on Monday (November 24) after beating Colombia and Germany respectively in today's placement matches in Tokyo.

IPC President set to highlight importance of Information Technology at upcoming New Delhi Conference

By Paul Osborne

President Sir Philip Craven is set to make a keynote address at the upcoming United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation conference in New Delhi ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven is set to make a keynote address at the upcoming United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Conference in New Delhi.

Brazil cruise past Germany to advance to semi-finals of IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Brazil (left) proved far too strong for Germany (right) ©IBSABrazil were in ominous form as they beat Germany 4-0 to book their place in the semi-finals of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship in Tokyo.
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