Paralympics

Experts meet in Amsterdam to discuss visually impaired classification

By Paul Osborne

Visually impaired experts discuss the components of a sport-specific classification system under the IPC Classification Code in Amsterdam ©Getty ImagesVisually impaired experts from 15 sports have met in Amsterdam to discuss the components of a sport-specific classification system under the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Classification Code.

Lapthorne and Wagner seal quad doubles title at Australian Open

By Paul Osborne

Andy Lapthorne and David Wagner have won the Australian Open wheelchair tennis quad doubles title ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Andy Lapthorne has won his fourth Australian Open wheelchair quads double title following victory in Melbourne today.

Channel 4 launch new talent initiative to find people with disabilities for Rio 2016

By Paul Osborne

Channel 4 is investing $500,000 in two new initiatives to help promote people with disabilities in the industry ©Channel 4Channel 4 has announced a £500,000 ($755,102/€665,034) investment in two of its new talent initiatives which will support the broadcaster's commitment to ensure that 10 per cent of the production team working on its coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are people with disabilities.

Russia reign supreme at IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Russia's Vladimir Udaltcov won the men's visually impaired cross-country sprint title ©Getty ImagesRussia were the dominant force on the fourth day of action at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Championships, claiming three gold medals in Cable.

Downhill races return to IPC World Cup calendar in Tignes

By Paul Osborne

Marie Bochet claimed double victory at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup in Tignes ©Getty ImagesDownhill races made their return to the World Cup calendar today as the best skiers competed in two races less than a month before the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships in Panorama, Canada.

Georgian powerlifter Iago Gorgodze banned for four years for failing doping test

By Liam Morgan

Georgia's Iago Gorgodze has become the latest powerlifter to receive a doping ban ©IPCGeorgia's Iago Gorgodze has become the latest powerlifter to become embroiled in doping controversy after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced he has been banned for four years.

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation launches new Athletes' Council

By Paul Osborne

The IWRF has named the seven members of a new IWRF Athletes' Council ©IWRFThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has announced the seven players chosen to form the inaugural Athletes' Council.

Kononova captures third gold at IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships on day of Russian domination

By Paul Osborne

Oleksandra Kononova secured her third gold of the IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships on a day of Russian domination ©Getty ImagesUkrainian Oleksandra Kononova has captured her third gold medal of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Championships, while Russia secured gold in each of the other five events in Cable, United States.

IBSA open bids for 2015 Blind Football Asian Championships

By Liam Morgan

The IBSA have announced that the bidding process for the 2015 Blind Football Asian Championships is now open ©IBSAThe International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) have announced they have opened the bidding process for the 2015 Football Asian Championships.
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