Paralympics

Reigning champion Kamiji opens campaign against doubles partner at NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

By Daniel Etchells

Yui Kamiji (right) and doubles partner Jordanne Whiley (left) face each other on the opening day of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters ©Getty ImagesJapan's Yui Kamiji begins the defence of her NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters title against her Grand Slam winning doubles partner Jordanne Whiley at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London today.

Croatian NPC sponsorship project with Allianz named best in country

By Daniel Etchells

Ratko Kovačić, President of the Croatian NPC, says the organisation is lucky to have Allianz as a partner ©Croatian NPC The Croatian National Paralympic Committee's (NPC) sponsorship project, in collaboration with insurance agency Allianz, has been awarded the "Best sponsorship of Croatia Award 2014" at the SPORTO Sports Marketing & Sponsorship Conference in Portorož.

Final preparations underway for European Para-Taekwondo Championships

By Paul Osborne

Final preparations are underway for the European Para-Taekwondo Championships ©FacebookFinal preparations for the third edition of the European Para-Taekwondo Championships are now underway as the continent's top Para-taekwondo stars get set to do battle in Antalya, Turkey.

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls take part in development camp

By Emily Goddard

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls have taken part in a development camp in Albany ©PNZ/FacebookNine swimmers that dream of one day representing New Zealand at the Paralympic Games have taken part in a special development camp at the AUT Millennium high performance sports facility in Albany.

Brazil secure fourth title with victory at IBSA Blind Football World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Brazil have won the IBSA Blind Football World Championships ©TwitterBrazil defended their International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football world title with a last gasp winner over South American rivals Argentina.

IPC President praises role of technology in engaging global audiences in Para-sport

By Paul Osborne

Sir Philip Craven highlights importance of technology at UNESCO conference ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has praised the role of technology in engaging global audiences in Para-sport and encouraging participation in it.

London Mayor joins top players ahead of NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

By Paul Osborne

London Mayor Boris Johnson joins Jordanne Whiley at a mini tennis match in London ©FacebookLondon Mayor Boris Johnson today took part in a game of mini tennis ahead of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, which is due to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the British capital. 

Bidding process opened for next two editions of Invictus Games

By Paul Osborne

The bidding process for the next Invictus Games has been opened ©Getty ImagesThe bidding process to host the second and third editions of the Invictus Games is now open, it has been announced.

Reid and Griffioen successfully defend Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis titles

By Emily Goddard

Gordon Reid has defended his men’s singles title at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament ©The Tennis FoundationGordon Reid and Jiske Griffioen have successfully defended their men's and women's singles titles at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament to signal their intentions at the year-end Wheelchair Tennis Masters.
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