Athletics

IPC Athletics European Championships wins 2014 award for best sporting campaign in Wales

By Paul Osborne

Swansea 2014 has won the gold award for Best Sporting Campaign in Wales for 2014 ©Swansea 2014This year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea has been voted the Best Sporting Campaign in Wales for 2014.

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.

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.

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.

New IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai will "develop Para-sport"

By Gary Anderson

Dubai will host the first ever IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDubai will host the first ever International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016, it was announced today. 

Decision to move World Championship marathons from Doha to London nothing to do with heat, claims IPC

By Gary Anderson

The marathon events of next year's IPC Athletics World Championships will be held in London ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics has announced that London will stage the marathon events of next year's World Championships - but have denied it has anything to with the hot temperatures in Doha, who will host the other events. 

Website for Doha 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships launched to mark year to event

By Daniel Etchells

The Opening Ceremony of the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha will be held on this day next year ©Getty ImagesThe website for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Doha has been launched today, exactly one year before the Opening Ceremony.

Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail for killing girlfriend

By Gary Anderson

Oscar Pistorius has been handed a five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in jail for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Triple Paralympic champion Kurt Fearnley to release new autobiography

By Duncan Mackay

Kurt Fearnley's new book "Pushing the Limits" is due to be published on October 22 ©Penguin BooksAustralia's 11-time Paralympic medallist Kurt Fearnley is to his launch his new autobiography next Wednesday (October 22).
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