Paralympics

National Paralympic Committee of Nicaragua elects new President

By Daniel Etchells

The National Paralympic Committee of Nicaragua has elected David Isaac Lopez Sevilla as its new President ©NPC of NicaraguaThe National Paralympic Committee of Nicaragua has elected David Isaac Lopez Sevilla as its new President to succeed Juan Francisco Balladares Petting, who has taken up the position of treasurer.

Bourseaux bounces back from injury lay-off to win at ITU World Para-triathlon opener

By Daniel Etchells

Yannick Bourseaux comfortably won the men's PT4 race on his return from injury ©Getty ImagesFrance's Yannick Bourseaux marked his return from an Achilles tendon injury by winning the men's PT4 race at the season-opening International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-triathlon event in East London, South Africa.

Wheelchair ultimate and squash among sports being considered for IWAS recognition

Wheelchair ultimate and squash among sports being considered for IWAS recognition

Double Dutch again at IPC Para-Snowboarding World Championships

By Liam Morgan

Dutch star Bibian Mentel-Spee continued her monopoly of the women's para-snowboarding events by claiming gold in the banked slalom ©Getty ImagesDutch pair Bibian Mentel-Spee and Chris Vos both claimed their second world titles of the week as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Championships at La Molina drew to an emphatic close.

Snowflake shaped medals unveiled for Panorama 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Snowflake shaped medals unveiled for the Panorama 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships ©Alpine Canada/InstagramGold, silver and bronze snowflake shaped medals have been unveiled for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships, set to get underway with the Opening Ceremony in Panorama today.

USA Paratriathlon announce new partnership to encourage emerging talent

By Michael Pavitt

USA Paratriathlon have announced the partnership with Dare2tri to hold the Development Race Series ©USA ParatriathlonUSA Paratriathlon have announced a partnership with Chicago-based Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club to provide America's emerging triathletes with top level competition as sport prepares for its debut on the Paralympic programme next year in Rio de Janeiro.

Indoor Para-rowing world records fall in Canada and France

By Emily Goddard

Curtis Halladay and Cameron Sinclair have broken world records at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships in Mississauga ©Cameron Sinclair/TwitterCanadian Para-rowers Curtis Halladay and Cameron Sinclair have broken world records at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships in Mississauga, Ontario.

Serbian National Paralympic Committee set-up new swimming organisation with help of Agitos Foundation

By Michael Pavitt

The Serbian National Paralympic Committee set up the national organisation after holding training ©Serbian National Paralympic CommitteeSerbia have set up a new Para-Swimming Association as a consequence of training and support by from the Agitos Foundation.

Weir set for showdown with arch-rival Hug in World Championship race at London Marathon

By Michael Pavitt

Switzerland's Marcel Hug pipped David Weir to the 2014 London Marathon title ©Getty ImagesBritain's David Weir is set to go head to head with Switzerland's Marcel Hug in the men's wheelchair event at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a race that will double as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships. 
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