Paralympics

IPC counting down best moments to celebrate 25 years

By Zjan Shirinian

The International Paralympic Committee turns 25 on September 22 ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is counting down to its 25th anniversary by celebrating its best ever moments.

Horrie in a hurry as Australia win two golds and silver on Para-rowing world finals day

By Mike Rowbottom

Australia's Erik Horrie retained his AS men's single scull title at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam  ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesAustralia took the lion's share of the medals as the Para-rowing events held their finals at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, taking two golds - through Erik Horrie in the Arms and Shoulders (AS) men's single sculls and Gavin Bellis and Kathryn Ross in the Trunk and Arms (TA) mixed double sculls.

Italy beat hosts US to relay gold on day one of Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi was part of the trio that won handcycling relay gold in Greenville ©Getty ImagesItaly have won the first gold medal of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships, beating the hosts in the handcycling relay.

First three team places at Rio 2016 Paralympics secured during World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

The British, Dutch and German riders celebrate securing their spots at the Rio 2016 Paralympics ©FEI/Jon StroudGreat Britain took team gold during today's action at the World Equestrian Games to secure a spot at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where they will be joined by The Netherlands and Germany who finished second and third on the penultimate day of Para-dressage competition in Normandy.

Pearson successfully defends individual Grade Ib title at World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Lee Pearson (centre) celebrates clinching the Grade Ib individual title at the World Equestrian Games ©FEILee Pearson of Great Britain has successfully defended his Grade Ib individual title at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Schmidt and Santos take AS single sculls B finals at World Rowing Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Germany's para-rower Johannes Schmidt, winner of the AS single sculls B final today in Amsterdam ©Getty ImagesGermany's Johannes Schmidt won the B final of the Arms and Shoulders (AS) men's single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today.

Strong second day for British Para-dressage riders at World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Sara Morganti with Royal Delight scored a thrilling top spot at today’s Round 1 Grade Ia team competition at the World Equestrian Games ©FEIGreat Britain enjoyed a successful second day in the Para-dressage events at the World Equestrian Games with leaders in both the Grade IV and Grade II team test in Normandy.

Brazilian mixed doubles scullers hold off Israel by a second at World Rowing Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Rowing on day three of the World Championships on Amsterdam's Bosbaan Lake had to be suspended when wind conditions changed ©Getty ImagesIn a thrilling finish to the TA mixed double sculls repechage on the third day of racing at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, the Brazilian Para-rowing pairing of Josiane Lima and Michel Gomes Pessanha finished just a second ahead of Israel's Reuven Magnagey and Yuliya Cnernoy in a time of 4min 49.27sec, with both qualifying for the A final.

London Wasps partners up with Invictus Games to promote event

By Gary Anderson

Wasps star James Haskell (right) joined British team member Ben Steele to launch a partnership with the organisers of the Invictus Games ©Invictus GamesA partnership between Aviva Premiership outfit London Wasps and the Invictus Games will see the rugby side wear a special limited edition shirt to promote the event during its upcoming match with Saracens.
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