Paralympics

Algeria to host 2015 IBSA Goalball African Championships

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 Goalball African Championships will take place in Algerian capital Algiers ©Algerian Paralympic CommitteeAlgeria has been awarded next year's International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball African Championships, it has been announced.

Brazilian five-a-side stars begin build-up to Rio 2016 as seek fourth consecutive Paralympic gold

By Gary Anderson­­­­

Reigning five-a-side football champions Brazil are determined to win another Paralympic title on home soil at Rio 2016 ©Rio 2016Three stars from the Brazilian squad that won the inaugural Paralympics football five-a-side title at Athens 2004 have been honoured by football legend Romário and revealed they have their sights firmly set on a fourth consecutive gold medal at Rio 2016.

Atlanta 1996 Paralympic advertising guru to be honoured with special award

By Daniel Etchells

BlazeSports America claim Joey Reiman has helped change the perception of disability in the United States and around the world forever ©SCS MediaThe creator of the advertising campaign for the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games will be recognised for "his significant contribution to improving the lives of others" at the second annual Georgia Disability Sport Awards next month it has been announced. 

New IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai will "develop Para-sport"

By Gary Anderson

Dubai will host the first ever IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDubai will host the first ever International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016, it was announced today. 

Four European powers ready to compete in first IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series

By Paul Osborne

Italy, Sweden, Germany and Czech Republic will battle for supremacy in the inaugural IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series ©Getty ImagesItaly, Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden will face-off in Langenhagen, Germany, tomorrow in an inaugural International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Series event.

First Paralympic coach inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

By Paul Osborne

Tim Frick has become the first ever coach to be indicted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame ©Wheelchair Basketball Canada/Bogetti-Smith PhotographyWheelchair basketball coach Tim Frick has become the first Paralympic coach to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Decision to move World Championship marathons from Doha to London nothing to do with heat, claims IPC

By Gary Anderson

The marathon events of next year's IPC Athletics World Championships will be held in London ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics has announced that London will stage the marathon events of next year's World Championships - but have denied it has anything to with the hot temperatures in Doha, who will host the other events. 

Samsung extends partnership with IPC through to Tokyo 2020

By Paul Osborne

Samsung has extended its partnership with the IPC through to beyond Tokyo 2022 ©Getty ImagesSamsung Electronics has announced a partnership extension with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) which will run through to Tokyo 2020. 

Nottingham set to host inaugural World Deaf Tennis Championships in 2015

By Paul Osborne

Nottingham is set to host the inaugural World Deaf Tennis Champiopnships in 2015 ©Tennis FoundationNottingham is set to host the first ever World Deaf Tennis Championships in 2015, it was announced today.
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