Winter Sports

Major shock on opening day of IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships as Petushkov fails to medal

By Paul Osborne

Maksym Yarovyi captured gold on the opening day of the IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships ©Getty ImagesThere was a major upset on day one of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships as Ukraine's Maksym Yarovyi powered his way to gold in the men's sitting event while six-time Sochi champion Roman Petushkov failed to make it onto the podium.

Mapp seals historic title with gold at inaugural Para-bobsleigh World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Corie Mapp won the inaugural Para Bobsleigh World Cup event in Austria ©bajanjoeGreat Britain's Corie Mapp made history as he became the first-ever gold medallist at the inaugural International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) Para-bobsleigh World Cup event at Igls, Austria.

World's best Para-skiers prepare for IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Paul Osborne

The IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships will get underway in Cable today with the Opening Ceremony ©Getty ImagesThe world's top Nordic skiers have finally made the trip to Cable, United States, as they touch up on final preparations ahead of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships.

Contingency plan set-up to combat warm weather ahead of Para-snowboarding World Championships

By Liam Morgan

La Molina will host the 2015 Para-Snowboard World Championships from February 23 to 28 ©La MolinaRepresentatives of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing governing body have claimed preparations for the 2015 IPC Para-Snowboarding World Championships in La Molina, Spain, are "progressing well."

Mentel-Spee and Hernandez-Cervellon double gold medal count in Canada

By Paul Osborne

Bibian Mentel-Spee doubled her medal count at the IPC Alpine Skiing Para-Snowboarding World Cup ©Getty ImagesBibian Mentel-Spee and Cecile Hernandez-Cervellon have recorded a perfect double at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup in Big White, Canada, after collecting respective banked slalom victories.

Rothfuss secures hat trick of wins at IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup in Matrei

By Paul Osborne

Andrea Rothfuss has recorded a hat trick of wins at the IPC Europa Cup in Matrei, Austria ©Getty ImagesGermany's Andrea Rothfuss made it three out of three at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing Europa Cup as the Sochi 2014 champion secured victory in the women's giant slalom in Matrei, Austria.

Four riders double gold medal count in new head-to-head Para-snowboard format

By Paul Osborne

Bibian Mentel-Spee is one of four riders to maintain her 100 per cent record in the the head-to-head format of the IPC Alpine Skiing Para-Snowboarding World Cup ©Getty ImagesFour Para-snowboarders have maintained their 100 per cent records in the sport's new head-to-head format as day one of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing Para-Snowboard World Cup comes to a close in Big White, Canada.

Russians back to winning ways at IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup in Matrei

By Paul Osborne

Valerii Redkozubov returned to winning at the IPC Europa Cup in Austria ©Getty ImagesRussia's Valerii Redkozubov and Alexey Bugaev were back to their winning form at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing Europa Cup today, putting yesterday's disappointing results behind them to take slalom victories in Matrei, Austria.

Heather Mills targets disability skiing world record

By Michael Pavitt

Mills previously targeted qualification for the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics, before a row with the IPC curtailed the attempt ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's former Winter Paralympic hopeful Heather Mills has announced that she wants to break the world record for a female disabled speed skier.

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