Paralympics

British Swimming announces squad for IPC Swimming World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Ellie Simmonds one of 18 swimmers named in the British squad ©Glasgow 2015Britain have announced an 18-strong team for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships which are set to be held between July 13 to 19 in Glasgow.

Double gold for host nation Russia on second day of Deaflympics

By Liam Morgan

Russia's men's cross-country relay team powered to a dramatic gold by beating Ukraine by 2.9 seconds at the Deaflympics ©Ugra 2015Russia enjoyed another successful day on home snow at the 18th edition of the Deaflympics as they powered to two gold medals at Khanty-Mansiysk.

Sir Philip Craven attends opening day of IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville

By Michael Pavitt

Sir Phillip Craven met former basketball teammate Martin McElhatton at the IPC Shooting World Cup event ©WheelpowerInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Phillip Craven has attended the opening day of the IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Britain, with the first three gold medals decided.

Hellwig steps down as chief executive of Australian Paralympic Committee

By Liam Morgan

Jason Hellwig has decided to step down from his role as cheif executive of the APC with immediate effect ©APCJason Hellwig has announced he is stepping down from his position as chief executive of the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC), just over 18 months before the start of Rio 2016. 

Britain tops medals table as Para-cycling Track World Championships end in Apeldoorn

By Michael Pavitt

Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott added to Britain's gold medal tally in Apeldoorn ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain secured the top spot on the overall medals table after winning two golds on the final day of the Para-cycling Track World Championship, in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

Jeremiasz and Ellerbrock clinch two titles after victories at Cajun Classic

By Michael Pavitt

Michael Jeremiasz has undergone a renaissance at the Cajun Classic after winning the men's singles and doubles ©Getty ImagesFrance's Michael Jeremiasz completed a dream run at the Cajun Classic to claim men's wheelchair singles and doubles titles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Russia begin home Deaflympics with skiathlon clean sweep

By Liam Morgan

Russian duo Anna Fedurova and Vladmir Mayorov both claimed skiathlon gold on the opening day of the Deaflympics ©Ugra 2015Russia began the 18th edition of the Deaflympics in superb style as they claimed a clean sweep of the women's 10 kilometres skiathlon race on home snow at Khanty-Mansiysk.

Ticket sales open for first World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge

By Liam Morgan

GBWR have announced tickets for the World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge have gone on sale ©GBWRTickets have gone on sale for the inaugural World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge, due to take place at the Copper Box Arena on London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from October 12 to 16.

Wagner takes singles title but tastes defeat in doubles at Wheelchair Tennis Cajun Classic

By Michael Pavitt

Top seed David Wagner claimed the quad singles title ©Getty ImagesAmerican David Wagner has defeated Britain's Andy Lapthorne in the quad singles final to regain the Cajun Classic title he last won in 2013 at the International Tennis Federation Series 1 event in Louisiana.
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