Paralympics

Curlers, Nordic skiers and ice sledge hockey winners lead Sochi 2014 Best Team nominations

By Nick Butler

Canada's dominant wheelchair curling team are in the running for the team award ©Getty ImagesApril 23 - Canada's all-conquering wheelchair curling team are among the nominees for the International Paralympic Committee Best Team award for March, based on results at Sochi 2014. 

World number ones lead entries for Roland Garros wheelchair tennis event

By Nick Butler

Shingo Kunieda will be seeking to continue the form he showed in winning the Australian Wheelchair Tennis Open earlier this year ©Getty ImagesApril 22 - Men's and women's world number one players Shingo Kunieda and Sabine Ellerbrock are among 14 to have received direct entries for the Roland Garros Wheelchair Tennis Event, it has been announced today.

Paralympic champions lead strong British squad for Swimming European Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 22 - Jonathan Fox is among a number of Paralympic and world champions named to the British squad for the IPC Swimming European Championships ©Getty Images Britain has named a squad of 31 athletes for the upcoming International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven which will be led by a trio of reigning Paralympic champions in Ellie Simmonds, Jonathan Fox and Ollie Hynd.

Home sailor Seguin tops 2.4mR Paralympic class while French and British tied for Sonar lead

By Gary Anderson

April 22 - Damien Seguin is searching for his fifth World Cup win in Hyères ©Getty Images French Para-sailors are showing good form on home waters at Hyères with Damien Seguin leading the way in the 2.4mR class while Bruno Jourdren, Nicolas Vimont Vicary and Eric Flageul are tied for top spot in the Sonar class with the British trio.

Van Dyk and McFadden win Boston Marathon wheelchair races

By Zjan Shirinian

Tatyana McFadden punched the air as she crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 21 - A crowd of thousands cheered Ernst Van Dyk on to a record tenth men's wheelchair title at the Boston Marathon, while Tatyana McFadden secured her second win in a row in the women's race.

German boats record Paralympic-class wins at Sailing World Cup in Hyères

By Gary Anderson

April 21 - Heiko Kroeger got his World Cup campaign off to a perfect start with a win in Hyères ©Getty Images Competition in the Paralympic classes got underway in Hyères today and saw Germany secure two wins through Heiko Kroeger in the 2.4mR class and Jens Kroeger, Siegmund Mainka and Robert Prem in the Sonar races during the final International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event of the season.

Paralympic and world champion Simmonds takes gold on final day in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson

April 21 - Ellie Simmonds finished the week in Glasgow with gold in the 400m freestyle ©Getty Images Paralympic and world champion Ellie Simmonds demonstrated her prowess in the 400 metres freestyle once again by taking gold on the final day of the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow.

Paralympic archery champion Brown hits back at classification changes

By Emily Goddard

Danielle Brown has slammed the IPC and World Archery's classfication changes ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Danielle Brown, the British archer who won Paralympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, has hit back at changes in classification that mean she is now unable to defend her title at Rio 2016.

British sailors search for hat-trick of victories as World Cup Series comes to a close in Hyères

By Paul Osborne

Sailors will take to the French Riviera tomorrow as the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères gets underway ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Para-sailors will line up on the French Riviera tomorrow as they get set to compete in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup in Hyères, the 2013-2014 series closer.

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