Paralympics

Oceania Cup to be first integrated event for able-bodied and Para-table tennis in ITTF history

By Duncan Mackay

The 2015  ITTF-Oceania Cup and Para-table Tennis Championships will be the first event to integrate able-bodied table tennis with Para-table tennis in the history of the ITTF ©OTTFThe 2015 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-Oceania Cup and Para-table Tennis Championships will be the first event to integrate able-bodied table tennis with Para-table tennis in the history of the ITTF, it has been announced.

Paralympian Jade Jones to feature in special Channel 4 documentary

By Gary Anderson

Wheelchair racer Jade Jones will feature in a documentary to be broadcast on Channel 4 next week ©Getty ImagesWheelchair racer Jade Jones is set to feature in a documentary which will follow her as she combines training with the start of a university degree.

International Paralympic Committee publishes 2015 Anti-Doping Code

By Gary Anderson

The IPC has published its Anti-Doping Code that will come into effect on January 1 next year ©IPCThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today published its Anti-Doping Code which will officially come into effect from January 1, 2015.

European National Paralymic Committees to take part in survey on students with disabilities

By Gary Anderson

National Paralympic Committees across Europe are being called on to take part in a survey on disablitiy sport for university students ©EUSANational Paralympic Committees across Europe are being asked to take part in a survey aimed at gathering more information about student athletes with disabilities across the continent.

Kiwi Paralympic bronze medallist cyclist quits track but may set sights on triathlon at Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

New Zealand's Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement from international competition ©Getty ImagesParalympic cyclist Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement following a career that spanned two decades and was highlighted by a bronze medal at London 2012.

Flying disc recognised by International Paralympic Committee

By Duncan Mackay

Flying disc has been recognised by the International Paralympic Committee ©YouTubeFlying disc could one day be a Paralympic sport following the decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to recognise the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF).

IPC Alpine Skiing announce classification split for lower-limb impaired snowboarders

By Daniel Etchells

Three medal events will be held at each IPC Alpine Skiing Para-snowboard competition in the 2014-15 season ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing has announced that the classification for lower-limb impaired snowboarders will be split into two sport classes in the coming season. 

Prosecutors to appeal verdict and sentence given to Oscar Pistorius

By Paul Osborne

South African prosecutors are set to appeal the verdict and sentence given to Oscar Pistorius ©Getty ImagesSouth African prosecutors will appeal the conviction and sentence given to Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, they announced today.

IPC sign Memorandum of Understanding with Korean development agency

By Daniel Etchells

Kim Young-mok (left), President of the KOICA, holds a Memorandum of Understanding with Sir Philip Craven (right), President of the IPC ©KOICAA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in an effort to nurture talented young people with disabilities and raise public awareness of disability sport. 
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