Paralympics

Russians sprint to home cross country success at Winter Deaflympics

By Nick Butler

Alexey Groshev overcame two Ukrainian rivals in cross country sprint events ©Ugra 2015Home duo Anna Fedulova and Alexey Groshev secured male and female cross country sprint honours today at the Winter Deaflympics in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

British and Ukrainian shooters win gold on final day of IPC Shooting World Cup

By Nick Butler

Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk was among the winners today at Stoke Mandeville ©Getty ImagesHome star Stewart Nangle and Ukrainian Vasyl Kovalchuk were the two winners as action concluded today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup at Stoke Mandeville. 

Long leads powerful US squad for IPC Swimming World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

12-time Paralympic gold medallist Jessica Long has been named in the team ©AFP/Getty ImagesA 25-strong United States squad has been announced for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.

China fall victim to home advantage at Deaflympics with first curling defeat to hosts Russia

By Liam Morgan

Russia ended China's excellent start to the women's curling tournament with a 6-5 victory on day three of Deaflympics ©Ugra 2015China suffered their first defeat of the women's curling competition as they lost 6-5 to hosts Russia on the third day of the 18th Deaflympics at the Ice Palace in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Skelhon and De La Forest earn IPC Shooting World Cup titles

By Michael Pavitt

Britain's Matt Skelhon was a home winner at the IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville ©Britain's Matt Skelhon secured gold by the narrowest of margins on the second day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

Seven Network to broadcast Rio 2016 Paralympics in Australia

By Emily Goddard

The Seven Network will broadcast the Rio 2016 Paralympics in Australia ©The Seven NetworkThe Seven Network has secured a deal with the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) that will see it broadcasting rio 2016 across the nation.

British Swimming announces squad for IPC Swimming World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Ellie Simmonds one of 18 swimmers named in the British squad ©Glasgow 2015Britain have announced an 18-strong team for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships which are set to be held between July 13 to 19 in Glasgow.

Double gold for host nation Russia on second day of Deaflympics

By Liam Morgan

Russia's men's cross-country relay team powered to a dramatic gold by beating Ukraine by 2.9 seconds at the Deaflympics ©Ugra 2015Russia enjoyed another successful day on home snow at the 18th edition of the Deaflympics as they powered to two gold medals at Khanty-Mansiysk.

Sir Philip Craven attends opening day of IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville

By Michael Pavitt

Sir Phillip Craven met former basketball teammate Martin McElhatton at the IPC Shooting World Cup event ©WheelpowerInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Phillip Craven has attended the opening day of the IPC Shooting World Cup in Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Britain, with the first three gold medals decided.
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