Athletics

World record for long jumper Low at IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final

By Gary Anderson

German Vannessa Low broke her own world record on way to victory at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany's Vanessa Low brought the season to a close by breaking her own world record in the women's T42 long jump at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics Grand Prix Final in Birmingham.

Russian world record brings IPC Athletics European Championships to a close in Swansea

By Gary Anderson

Margarita Goncharova put in a superb last 100m to help Russia claim a European title and world record in Swansea ©Getty ImagesA superb final leg from Margarita Goncharova saw Russia break the women's T35-T38 4x100 metres world record in the very last event of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea.

Le Fur blitzes 400m world record but falls short of double at IPC Athletics European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Marie-Amelie Le Fur blitzed her own 400m T44 world record to thrill the crowd in Swansea ©Getty ImagesFrance's Marie-Amelie Le Fur took a second off her own 400 metres T44 world record as she lit up the track in Swansea at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics European Championships, but she had to settle for silver in the long jump.

World and Paralympic champion Smyth completes double at IPC Athletics European Championships

By Emily Goddard

Jason Smyth has completed the sprint double at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics European Championships ©Getty ImagesWorld and Paralympic champion Jason Smyth today secured gold in the men's 200 metres T12 to complete the sprint double at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics European Championships.

McKillop back on the track and back on top of the podium at IPC Athletics European Championships

By Duncan Mackay

Michael McKillop celebrates winning the IPC Athletics European Championships 800m T38 at Swansea ©British Athletics via Getty ImagesIreland's Michael McKillop reinforced his reputation as the world's best Paralympic middle-distance runner when he won the 800 metres T38 at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea. 

Peacock wins duel and Smyth brushes aside reclassification at start of IPC Athletics European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Jonnie Peacock got one over on his rival German Streng with victory in the 100m T44 ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock has won his hotly anticipated duel with arch-rival Felix Streng in the men's 100 metres T44 on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships.

Weir pulls out on eve of IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea

By Gary Anderson

Britain's David Weir has pulled out of the IPC Athletics European Championships due to injury ©Getty ImagesSix-time Paralympic champion David Weir has pulled out of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships due to tendonitis in his arm.

Action from Swansea 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships to be streamed live online

By Gary Anderson

All the action from the IPC Athletics Euroepan Championships will be streamed live online ©AFP/Getty ImagesEvery hour of action from the Swansea 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships will be streamed live online via the event's official website.

Deaflympic marathon gold medallist dies during training run

By Zjan Shirinian

Edwin Kipkosgei Kipchumba died after passing the halfway point of a morning 20km training run ©DeaflympicsDeaflympic marathon gold medallist Edwin Kipkosgei Kipchumba has died after collapsing while on a training run.
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