Russian shot put thrower Aleksei Lesnykh has been suspended for four years after failing a drugs test at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai earlier this year, it has been announced.
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the US Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) settlement with double Paralympic sprint medallist Blake Leeper, and has ruled that his two-year suspension handed down by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) is final.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Brazilian thrower Luciano Dos Santos Pereira has been suspended for four years for an anti-doping rule violation.
Smyth has world record in his sights at Rio 2016 as prepares to bid for third straight Paralympic gold medal
Irish sprinting star Jason Smyth is "absolutely" confident he can break his own T13 100 metres world record as he bids to clinch the triple-triple in the event at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Imprisoned athlete Oscar Pistorius has reportedly received treatment in hospital for "wrist injuries" - with his brother denying that he intentionally harmed himself.
The US Paralympics track and field team have new wheelchairs for Rio 2016, created using cutting-edge 3D scanning and printing technology.
Discus thrower Bev Jones and wheelchair racer Carly Tait have been added to Britain’s athletics team for the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
London 2012 gold medallist Jonnie Peacock and Libby Clegg are among 41 athletes who have been added to the British athletics team for Rio 2016.
With less than eight weeks until the Paralympics get underway in Rio, home athletes Richard Whitehead and Libby Clegg provided the Muller Anniversary Games in London with world records in the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix Final held in the London 2012 stadium.
American Jarryd Wallace will hope to upset home favourite Jonnie Peacock when they compete in the men’s T44 100 metres at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix Final at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
Paralympic sprinter Earle Connor has been stripped of all results dating back to May 2012 after admitting to using banned substances in an investigation.
Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius faces fresh court proceedings against him after prosecutors decided to appeal the "leniency" of the South African sprinter's jail term.
American athletics star Richard Browne has announced his retirement from the sport, with the 24-year-old stating he will now look to focus “on my family and myself.
Ukraine’s Leilia Adzhametova showed her form ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games by recording two victories at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Berlin.
The Philippines has hosted an International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics educational programme for the first time as nine participants from across South East Asia took part in a National Classifier course in Manila.