Summer Sports

British Paralympic legend Dame Sarah to take on world hour cycling record

By Nick Butler

Dame Sarah Storey will attempt to break the world hour cycling record next year ©Getty ImagesDame Sarah Storey, Great Britain's most decorated female Paralympian, will attempt to break the women's hour world record in February, it has been announced.

Stars on show as ticket sales open for Glasgow's IPC Swimming World Championships

By Nick Butler

British Paralympic swimming superstar Ellie Simmonds launched ticket sales this morning ©Getty ImagesTicket sales opened for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships in Glasgow this morning, with Great Britain's best known Para-swimmer Ellie Simmonds on hand for the launch.

Para-equestrian dressage athlete and service dog among winners at 2014 FEI Awards Gala

By Daniel Etchells

Sydney Collier and her service dog Journey were among the winners at the 2014 International Equestrian Federation Awards Gala ©FEIAmerican Para-dressage athlete Sydney Collier, and her service dog Journey, were among the equestrian heroes celebrated at the 2014 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Awards Gala in the Azerbaijani capital Baku tonight.

Armless table tennis phenomenon receives award for "bravery" and "fortitude"

By Nick Butler

Egyptian table tennis player Ibrahim Hamato will receive a special award ©TwitterEgyptian Para-table tennis player Ibrahim Hamato, whose exploits became a global internet sensation earlier this year, will receive a Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award in recognition of his "bravery" and "fortitude".

IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships officially launched

By Paul Osborne

The 2015 IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships officially launched ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) Combined World Championships has been officially launched by businessman and sailing enthusiast, Simon McKeon.

Websites launched for Mexico City 2015 and Almaty 2015 Powerlifting Championships

By Paul Osborne

Websites have been launched for Mexico City 2015 and Almaty 2015 Powerlifting Championships ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting has launched the websites for the Almaty 2015 and Mexico City 2015 Continental Championships.

Spanish Para-cyclists star in new Cofidis advertising campaign

By Emily Goddard

Paralympic champion Alfonso Cabello stars in a new advert for Cofidis ©YouTubeFive Spanish Para-cyclists, including Paralympic champion Alfonso Cabello, are the stars of a new series of television adverts for Cofidis that show the true heroism of the athletes.

Power soccer promoted in Vermont as sport continues Paralympic push

By Daniel Etchells

Power soccer is striving for inclusion at the Paralympics ©Vermont ChargersPower soccer was showcased at an event hosted by the Vermont Chargers earlier this month as the sport continues to strive for a place on the Paralympic programme.

Michael Johnson named Athlete Liason Officer for IPC Shooting

By Paul Osborne

Michael Johnson has been named Athlete Liason Officer for IPC Shooting ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand's Michael Johnson has been named as International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting's Athlete Liason Officer, where he will become the official voice for athletes.

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