Australia’s three-time Paralympic medallist Brad Scott has announced his retirement from athletics, following the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
New Zealand sprinter Liam Malone has been named as M2 magazine’s Man of the Year after he won two gold medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Five-time Paralympic gold medallist Jason Smyth will attend an international friendly football match between Northern Ireland and Croatia next week after being overlooked for a “Lap of Legends” event last month.
State prosecutors will be required to argue in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) their assertion that convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius' six-year jail term is lenient.
Deepa Malik has been given a cash reward of Rs Four Crore (£488,000/$600,000/€541,000) by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi after becoming the country’s first-ever female Paralympic medallist with a silver in the shot put F53 at Rio 2016.
Ananias Shikongo was named as the winner of three honours at the Namibia Sport Awards following his success at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last month.
The final International Standards, which accompany the 2015 Athlete Classification Code, have been published by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Ireland’s five-time Paralympic gold medallist Jason Smyth has questioned why he was not invited to take part in a "Lap of Legends" event at Windsor Park in Belfast on Saturday (October 8).
New Zealand sprinter Liam Malone has been gifted the key to the city of Nelson having returned to the place where he grew up on the back of winning two Paralympic gold medals at Rio 2016 last month.
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.