Paralympics

Croatian NPC sponsorship project with Allianz named best in country

By Daniel Etchells

Ratko Kovačić, President of the Croatian NPC, says the organisation is lucky to have Allianz as a partner ©Croatian NPC The Croatian National Paralympic Committee's (NPC) sponsorship project, in collaboration with insurance agency Allianz, has been awarded the "Best sponsorship of Croatia Award 2014" at the SPORTO Sports Marketing & Sponsorship Conference in Portorož.

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls take part in development camp

By Emily Goddard

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls have taken part in a development camp in Albany ©PNZ/FacebookNine swimmers that dream of one day representing New Zealand at the Paralympic Games have taken part in a special development camp at the AUT Millennium high performance sports facility in Albany.

Brazil secure fourth title with victory at IBSA Blind Football World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Brazil have won the IBSA Blind Football World Championships ©TwitterBrazil defended their International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football world title with a last gasp winner over South American rivals Argentina.

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.
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