Winter Sports

Four European powers ready to compete in first IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series

By Paul Osborne

Italy, Sweden, Germany and Czech Republic will battle for supremacy in the inaugural IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series ©Getty ImagesItaly, Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden will face-off in Langenhagen, Germany, tomorrow in an inaugural International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Series event.

Östersund announced as host for 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Gary Anderson

Sweden will be the host nation for the 2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool ©Getty ImagesÖstersund in Sweden has been announced as the host venue for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool.

Second Canadian ice sledge hockey champion retires in 48 hours

By Zjan Shirinian

Benoit St-Amand has become the second member of Canada's ice sledge hockey team to retire in the space of a day ©Getty ImagesCanadian ice sledge hockey player Benoit St-Amand has announced his retirement, just two days after his team mate said he was hanging up his sled.

Canadian ice sledge hockey Paralympic champion Murray retires

By Zjan Shirinian

Graeme Murray is hanging up his sled, but wants to continue promoting the sport of ice sledge hockey ©Getty ImagesCanadian ice sledge hockey Paralympic gold medallist and two-time world champion Graeme Murray has retired as he targets mentoring future stars.

Paralmypic great to be inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame

By Gary Anderson

Six-time Paralympic champion Michael Milton is to be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame ©Getty ImagesSix-time Paralympic gold medallist Michael Milton is set to be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Melbourne this week.

Sweeney to lead US ice sledge hockey team after being named captain

By Gary Anderson

Josh Sweeney has been named as the new captain of the US ice sledge hockey team ©Getty ImagesJosh Sweeney, who bagged the solitary goal to clinch an historic second consecutive Paralympic gold medal for the Unites States in the Sochi 2014 final against Russia, has been named the new captain of the American ice sledge hockey team.

Cross-country Paralympian Ripa turns to mountain bike orienteering to hone skills

By Zjan Shirinian

Helene Ripa has turned to mountain bike orienteering to hone her cross-country skills ©Getty ImagesSweden's Paralympic cross-country skiing gold medallist Helene Ripa is turning to the new sport of mountain bike orienteering to prepare for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships.

Sponsorship programme launched for 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

The sponsorship programme for Cable 2015 has been launched, four months before they begin ©©AFP/Getty ImagesOrganisers of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships in the United States have launched their sponsorship programme.

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey launches new-look websites ahead of Buffalo 2015 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey has launched a new look website ©IPCIce sledge hockey's online presence has been given a new look after the launch of a website for both the sport itself and for the World Championships taking place in Buffalo, New York next year.
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