France and the United States have both secured places at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after reaching the final of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Rio 2016 Qualification Tournament at Stade Louis Lumière in Paris.
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New Zealand claimed the second automatic spot in the semi-finals on offer at the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Rio 2016 Qualification Tournament in Paris.
The United States continued in ominous form at the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Rio 2016 qualifier as they swept into the semi-finals in Paris.
United States began the Rio 2016 Wheelchair Rugby Qualification Tournament with two victories in the round robin phase in Paris today,
The United States will begin as favourites to claim one of two places on offer for the wheelchair rugby competition at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro when the final qualification tournament is due to begin tomorrow.
Swedish head coach to assist Finland's wheelchair rugby team in Rio 2016 Paralympic Games qualification tournament
Sweden’s national wheelchair rugby head coach Benoit Labrecque is to assist Finland’s bid to join them at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Hosts France to begin pursuit of Rio 2016 berth against Finland at wheelchair rugby qualifying tournament
Hosts France will begin their quest for a place at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games against Finland in the opening match of the wheelchair rugby qualifying tournament, it has been announced.
Britain sprung a surprise at the wheelchair rugby test event for the Rio 2016 as they beat defending world and Paralympic champions Australia and London 2012 silver medallists Canada to the top of the podium at Carioca Arena 1.
Jussi Immonen has been appointed as the new head coach of Finland's wheelchair rugby team.
Britain's Simon Starr has been selected as the head table official for the wheelchair rugby tournament at next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A total of CDN$90,000 (£43,000/$64,000/€39,000) worth of funding has been committed by the British Columbian Government ahead of next year's Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby tournament.
The final two positions for the Rio 2016 wheelchair rugby competition will be awarded at a tournament in Paris in April, it has been announced.
Japan claimed their maiden International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Asia-Oceania Championship title by defeating world and Paralympic champions Australia in today's final.
London 2012 Paralympian and international stars take part in special wheelchair rugby training session
Britain’s London 2012 Paralympic Games wheelchair rugby captain Steve Brown was one of five ambassadors for children’s charity Wooden Spoon to participate in a recent training session designed to inspire youngsters to get involved in the sport.
Canada defeated arch-rivals the United States to win the inaugural BT Wheelchair Rugby Challenge at the Copper Box Arena in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London today.