Athletics

Weir set for showdown with arch-rival Hug in World Championship race at London Marathon

By Michael Pavitt

Switzerland's Marcel Hug pipped David Weir to the 2014 London Marathon title ©Getty ImagesBritain's David Weir is set to go head to head with Switzerland's Marcel Hug in the men's wheelchair event at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a race that will double as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships. 

London 2012 Olympic Stadium to host IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final

By Daniel Etchells

The London 2012 Olympic Stadium has been selected to host this year's IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final ©Getty ImagesThe London 2012 Olympic Stadium will play host to this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix Final, it has been officially confirmed today.

More world records round off final day at IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai

By Emily Goddard

Maria Lyle broke the 200 metres T35 world record on the final day of the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai ©Getty ImagesFurther world records were set today as the International Paralympic Committee Athletics Grand Prix came to a close in Dubai.

Doha unveils logo for 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

The Doha 2015 Organising Committee has unveiled the logo for the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships ©QOCThe logo for this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Doha has been launched.

Pistorius' lawyers to fight appeal ruling against culpable homicide verdict

By Daniel Etchells

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will return to court next month to challenge prosecutors' arguments that he should be convicted of murder ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius' lawyers will launch a legal bid to challenge prosecutors' arguments that he should be convicted of murder for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead in 2013. 

Swiss distance racing stalwart among winners on third day of IPC Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

Marcel Hug, pictured in 2014, was among the winners today in Dubai ©Getty ImagesSwiss veteran Marcel Hug was among the winners on the third day of action at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai today.

Portugal's Azevedo secures two gold medals at 7th INAS European Cross Country Championships

By Daniel Etchells

The INAS European Cross Country Championships took place in Wakefield, England from February 19 to 23 ©INASPortugal's Jose Azevedo claimed gold medals in the men's 3 kilometres and 6km races at the 7th International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability (INAS) European Cross Country Championships in Wakefield, England. 

More world records fall on second day of IPC Athletics Grand Prix

By Emily Goddard

Marlou van Rhijn set a world record in the 100 metres T43 in Dubai ©Getty ImagesMore world records have fallen on the second day of the International Paralympic Committee Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai as Marlou van Rhijn set a best time in the 100 metres T43 and Aled Davies bettered the shot put F42 mark.

Britain's Davies breaks own discus world record on opening day of IPC Athletics Grand Prix

By Liam Morgan

Aled Davies continued his excellent run of form by smashing his own world record at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Aled Davies smashed his own world record in the T42 discus event as the International Paralympic Committee Athletics Grand Prix got off to a flying start in Dubai today.
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