Paralympics

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.

Östersund announced as host for 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Gary Anderson

Sweden will be the host nation for the 2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool ©Getty ImagesÖstersund in Sweden has been announced as the host venue for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool.

Website for Doha 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships launched to mark year to event

By Daniel Etchells

The Opening Ceremony of the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha will be held on this day next year ©Getty ImagesThe website for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Doha has been launched today, exactly one year before the Opening Ceremony.

Oscar Pistorius banned by International Paralympic Committee after five-year jail sentence

By Paul Osborne

Oscar Pistorius will not be able to compete at Rio 2016 after being handed a five year sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius will not be able to compete at any major event, including Rio 2016, for five years, even if he is released before his five year sentence is complete, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has ruled.

Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail for killing girlfriend

By Gary Anderson

Oscar Pistorius has been handed a five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in jail for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

London 2012 Paralympic Games to be commemorated by new area in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

By Daniel Etchells

An artist's impression of Mandeville Place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ©LLDCPlans to create a new area in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, known as Mandeville Place, have been unveiled in celebration of the hugely successful London 2012 Paralympic Games.

First Australian Para-sport Draft day in Melbourne uncovers four possible Paralympians

By Gary Anderson

Potential Paralympians have been uncovered in Melbourne on the first testing day of the APC's Para-sport Draft campaign ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has identified four possible Paralympians following the first day of its Para-sport Draft campaign in Melbourne.

Paralympics New Zealand in search of classification manager

By Paul Osborne

Paralympics New Zealand is currently recruiting a new classification manager ©PNZParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) is on the search for a new classification manager to help lead the organisation's classification strategy.

Australian students to take part in online workshop with Paralympic snowboarder

By Gary Anderson

Para-snowboarder Joany Broadenhorst and Australian Chef de Mission at Sochi 2014 Chris Nunn will take part in an online workshop with Australian students later this month ©Facebook/Joany BroadenhorstSchool children are to get an opportunity to take part in a special online workshop with Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) high performance manager Chris Nunn and Para-snowboarder Joany Badenhorst.         .
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