Summer Sports

Russia and Ukraine to meet in semi-final of CPISRA Football 7-a-Side European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Russia played Ukraine in the Paralympic final at London 2012 ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussia and Ukraine will play each other in a crucial football 7-a-side semi-final amid ongoing tensions between the two countries on the political stage.

United States names Para-cycling squad packed full of gold medallists for World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Megan Fisher is among 15 Paralympians named on the US squad for the Para-cyclinf Road World Championships ©Getty Images The United States has named a 44-strong squad for next month's International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Championships that contains seven reigning champions as well as a host of Paralympic gold medallists.

Wheelchair racers Tahti and Schuh in confident mood ahead of Swansea sprint showdown

By Zjan Shirinian

Four-time Paralympic champion Leo-Pekka Tahti is in confident mood ahead of competing in Swansea ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe two main players in the T54 wheelchair sprint races are talking up their chances ahead of their track showdown at next month's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships.

Anti-doping campaign to take place at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The IWRF is running a Say No To Doping campaign at the upcoming World Championships ©IWRFThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) is set to run an anti-doping campaign at its World Championships which get underway in Odense, Denmark on Friday (August 1).

Two more powerlifters fail doping tests at World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Two more powerlifters have been suspended after failing doping tests ay April's World Championships ©Getty ImagesTwo powerlifters have been suspended after failing doping tests at the World Championships in Dubai, bringing to four the number of athletes who have been outed as cheating at the competition.

United States top gold medal table at final Para-cycling World Cup in Spain

By Gary Anderson

US riders claimed nine gold medals at the UCI Para-cycling World Cup in Segovia last weekend ©Getty Images The final International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling World Cup of the season saw the United States emerge with nine gold medals in Segovia with five of its riders topping the podium.

Paralympic Committee of India chief denies knowledge of powerlifter's doping failure

By Paul Osborne

Sachin Choudhary could face a life ban from powerlifting according to reports in India ©Glasgow 2014The President of the Paralympic Committee of India has denied any knowledge of powerlifter Sachin Choudhary being sent home from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games due to a failed doping test.

Zanardi seeking to continue strong season at Para-cycling World Cup in Segovia

By Nick Butler

Alex Zanardi will be among those competing at the World Cup event ©Getty ImagesItaly's two-time London 2012 champion, Alex Zanardi be among 400 cyclists from 38 countries will compete in the latest leg of the Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Segovia this weekend.

London 2012 champion Formosa the big name in Australian World Equestrian Games Para-dressage squad

By Gary Anderson

Australia has named a squad of four riders for the upcoming Para-Dressage events at the World Equestrian Games ©Getty Images Paralympic champion Joann Formosa has been named on the Australian squad of four riders who are set to compete in the Para-dressage events at the World Equestrian Games that get underway in Normandy, France next month.
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