Two special edition tickets for the London 2017 World Para-Athletics Championships have been created in honour of British athletes’ performances at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games here, it was announced today.
Afghan javelin thrower Mohammad Naiem Durani has been suspended for four years for an anti-doping violation committed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it has been announced today.
Switzerland’s Marcel Hug arrived in Rio de Janeiro without a Paralympic Games gold medal to his name but he ensured he left the Brazilian city with two after he clinched victory in the men’s marathon T54 to add to his 800 metres success on the track.
Paralympic stars old and new dazzled on the final evening of athletics action in the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro with long jumper Markus Rehm and Australian 800 metres runner James Turner providing the two stand-out moments.
Great Britain’s Hannah Cockroft claimed her third gold medal of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games here this evening with victory in the women’s 800 metres T34.
American Tatyana McFadden and Marlou van Rhijn of The Netherlands were expected to be two of the stars of athletics events at the Paralympic Games and both lived up to their billing on a day where Swiss wheelchair racing legend Marcel Hug's wait for an elusive gold medal came to an end at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Cox adds women's 400m T38 Paralympic title to track cycling gold medal with world record display at Rio 2016
Britain's Kadeena Cox continued her impressive Paralympics showing by breaking the world record en-route to victory in the women's 400 metres T38 at the Olympic Stadium, to add to the title she won inside the velodrome.
Clegg powers to second gold medal as Paralympic icon Guilhermina is disqualified on dramatic day of athletics at Rio 2016
Britain's Libby Clegg clinched her second gold medal at Rio 2016 by adding the women's 200m T11 crown to her 100m title as Brazilian Paralympic icon Terezinha Guilhermina was again disqualified on a dramatic day of athletics action at the Olympic Stadium.
Athens 2004 champion Kenny van Weeghel reclaimed his men’s 400 metres T54 title after a strong performance in a keenly contested final at the Olympic Stadium today.
Tickets for the London 2017 World Para-Athletics Championships are now on sale on a first come, first served basis.
Petrucio Ferreira dos Santos sent the Brazilian crowd wild at the Olympic Stadium by producing a late surge to win the men’s T47 100 metres Paralympic title in a world record time in Rio de Janeiro today.
Belgian wheelchair racer Marieke Vervoort, the silver medallist in the women’s 400 metres T52 event here at the Rio 2016 Paralmypic Games, has spoken out today about plans to end her own life through euthanasia.
Malaysia ended their long wait for a Paralympic Games gold medal in style as they clinched two titles in just over an hour thanks to Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi in the men's 100 metres T36 and shot put F20 competitor Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli in front of an improved crowd at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Great Britain’s Jonnie Peacock won the men’s 100 metres T44 final in front of a sparse crowd here this evening to retain his Paralympic title.
Ricardo Costa de Oliveira secured Brazil’s first Paralympic gold medal of Rio 2016 after triumphing in a dramatic T11 long jump competition at the Olympic Stadium today.