Summer Sports

Oceania Cup to be first integrated event for able-bodied and Para-table tennis in ITTF history

By Duncan Mackay

The 2015  ITTF-Oceania Cup and Para-table Tennis Championships will be the first event to integrate able-bodied table tennis with Para-table tennis in the history of the ITTF ©OTTFThe 2015 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-Oceania Cup and Para-table Tennis Championships will be the first event to integrate able-bodied table tennis with Para-table tennis in the history of the ITTF, it has been announced.

Paralympian Jade Jones to feature in special Channel 4 documentary

By Gary Anderson

Wheelchair racer Jade Jones will feature in a documentary to be broadcast on Channel 4 next week ©Getty ImagesWheelchair racer Jade Jones is set to feature in a documentary which will follow her as she combines training with the start of a university degree.

Kiwi Paralympic bronze medallist cyclist quits track but may set sights on triathlon at Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

New Zealand's Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement from international competition ©Getty ImagesParalympic cyclist Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement following a career that spanned two decades and was highlighted by a bronze medal at London 2012.

Flying disc recognised by International Paralympic Committee

By Duncan Mackay

Flying disc has been recognised by the International Paralympic Committee ©YouTubeFlying disc could one day be a Paralympic sport following the decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to recognise the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF).

Prosecutors to appeal verdict and sentence given to Oscar Pistorius

By Paul Osborne

South African prosecutors are set to appeal the verdict and sentence given to Oscar Pistorius ©Getty ImagesSouth African prosecutors will appeal the conviction and sentence given to Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, they announced today.

Jourden secured Disabled Sailing European Championship title as France dominate in Valencia

By Paul Osborne

Bruno Jourden has recorded a dominant victory at the EUROSAF Disabled Sailing European Championship in Valencia ©EUROSAFFrance have recorded a dominant display at the European Disabled Sailing European Championship in Valencia as the nation claimed a one-two finish on the waters of the Spanish city.

Australian Paralympic pioneer dies

By Daniel Etchells

Peter Trotter has died aged 58 ©APC MediaPeter Trotter, the Australian wheelchair racer who won a full set of medals at the 1984 Paralympic Games in Stoke Mandeville, has died aged 58.

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.
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