Paralympics

Final two IPC Para-snowboard World Cup events cancelled due to warm weather

By Michael Pavitt

The final two Para-snowboarding events of the season have been cancelled due to warm weather conditions ©Getty ImagesThe remaining International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-snowboard World Cup events have been cancelled as a result of adverse weather conditions.

Double gold for Russia at IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Alexey Bugaev's gold medal in the men's standing super-G event was one of two for Russia ©Getty ImagesAlexey Bugaev and Ivan Frantsev both came away with super-G gold medals for Russia on day two of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama.

Paralympics GB Sports Fest attracts hundreds in North East of England

By Daniel Etchells

The latest ParalympicsGB Sports Fest attracted more than 550 people from across the North East of England ©BPAMore than 550 people from the North East of England turned out for the ParalympicsGB Sports Fest at Durham University, as they tried out a wide range of disability sports and met some of the region's most famous athletes.

Baroness Grey-Thompson appointed Join In non-executive director

By Daniel Etchells

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Board of London 2012 charity Join In ©Join In Great Britain's Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Board of London 2012 charity Join In.

Japanese schoolchildren introduced to Paralympic values with 2,000 days to go until Tokyo 2020

By Nick Butler

A five-a-side football event took place to mark 2,000 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics ©Tokyo 2020/Shugo TakemiSchoolchildren in the Japanese capital were involved in commemorations today to mark exactly 2,000 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Marcoux takes home gold to open IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

By Nick Butler

Mac and BJ Marcoux celebrate following their World Championship victory on home snow ©Alpine CanadaMac Marcoux, guided by brother BJ, provided the perfect start for the host nation by taking visually impaired downhill gold on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama.

Canadian Paralympic Committee lead tributes after death of former President and Chef de Mission

By Nick Butler

Henry Wohler, one of the longest-standing ambassadors for Paralympic sport in Canada, has died ©CPCTributes have been paid following the death of Henry Wohler, a longstanding leader in the Canadian Para-Alpine skiing community who was the country's Chef de Mission at the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Paralympics.

Rwanda aims to send its largest ever team to Rio 2016 Paralympics

By Emily Goddard

Rwanda wants to send its largest ever Paralympic team to Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesRwanda has revealed it is aiming to send its largest ever Paralympic team to Rio 2016. 

Davies leads nominations for IPC Athlete of the Month after breaking two world records

By Daniel Etchells

Aled Davies, pictured last year, leads the nominations after breaking two world records ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Aled Davies is one of six athletes shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month poll for February after breaking shot put and discus world records at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.
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