Paralympics

World and Paralympic champion Smyth completes double at IPC Athletics European Championships

By Emily Goddard

Jason Smyth has completed the sprint double at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics European Championships ©Getty ImagesWorld and Paralympic champion Jason Smyth today secured gold in the men's 200 metres T12 to complete the sprint double at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics European Championships.

Record number of Para-dressage riders set to compete at World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

Sophie Christiansen is part of a strong British team set to take part in Para-dressage events at the World Equestrian Games ©Getty ImagesThe World Equestrian Games, set to get underway in Normandy, France on Saturday (August 23) will see a record number of 100 riders and horses from 33 countries taking part in Para-dressage competition.

Invictus Games will give injured service personnel inspiration and light at the end of the tunnel, say members of British team

By Gary Anderson

The Invictus Games will inspire and help injured service personnel according to members of the British team ©Getty ImagesThe inaugural Invictus Games will inspire and give hope to injured Armed Forces personnel when they get underway next month, according to members of the British team who are set to compete at the event.

McKillop back on the track and back on top of the podium at IPC Athletics European Championships

By Duncan Mackay

Michael McKillop celebrates winning the IPC Athletics European Championships 800m T38 at Swansea ©British Athletics via Getty ImagesIreland's Michael McKillop reinforced his reputation as the world's best Paralympic middle-distance runner when he won the 800 metres T38 at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea. 

Prince Harry and Earl of Wessex to support British National Paralympic Day

By Emily Goddard

Prince Edward will attend National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park later this month ©Getty ImagesPrince Harry and Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, have announced they are to support Great Britain's National Paralympic Day, due to take place at the end of this month.

Paralympic champion Lucas leads 2.4mR standings after solid day at Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Helena Lucas has assumed control of the 2.4mR class in Halifax after a solid second day on the water ©Paul Wyeth/RYAGreat Britain's Helena Lucas has gained control of the 2.4mR class at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships after a steady day of racing saw her move from third to first in Halifax, Canada.

Australia launches search for future Paralympic stars

By Emily Goddard

Australia has launched a search for future Paralympic stars through the Para-sports Draft ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) have opened applications for the Para-sports Draft which aims to get more people into disability sport.

Paralympic medallists all in contention after first day at Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Reigning champions Alexander Rickham and Niki Birrell lie in second place overal after day one of the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships ©Getty ImagesAll three classes at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined (IFDS) World Championships in Halifax, Canada are nicely poised after the first day of racing at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron.

Peacock wins duel and Smyth brushes aside reclassification at start of IPC Athletics European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Jonnie Peacock got one over on his rival German Streng with victory in the 100m T44 ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock has won his hotly anticipated duel with arch-rival Felix Streng in the men's 100 metres T44 on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships.
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