Paralympics

Russia enjoys Midas touch at IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Continents Cup

By Emily Goddard

Russia won numerous gold medals at the 2014 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Continents Cup ©Facebook/IPCRussia has dominated the 2014 International Paralympic Committee Wheelchair Dance Sport Continents Cup on home turf with gold in most of the events.

Video of armless table tennis player reaches two million YouTube views

By Emily Goddard

The Nothing is Impossible video of Ibrahim Hamato has reached two million YouTube views ©ITTF/Rémy Gros1A video featuring armless Egyptian table tennis athlete Ibrahim Hamato playing at the 2014 World Table Tennis Championships has reached a staggering two million views on YouTube.

Paralympic champions Roman and Schaus named honorary Warrior Games torchbearers

By Emily Goddard

Rico Roman has been named as one of the honorary torchbearers for the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Warrior Games ©Getty ImagesParalympic ice sledge hockey champions Rico Roman and Paul Schaus have been named as honorary torchbearers for the Opening Ceremony of this year's Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.

British Paralympian Bullen launches innovative team-building company

By Gary Anderson

Georgie Bullen has launched her own company called Team Insight ©Getty ImagesBritish goalball star Georgie Bullen has launched her own team-building company called Team Insight, which aims to provide services to corporate firms using visually impaired sport.

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.
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