Norway had a golden double on the opening day of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti in Finland as Birgit Skarstein and Vilde Nilsen both earned victories on a day of middle-distance cross-country racing.
Paralympic cross-country skier Birgit Skarstein has helped share her expertise with Chinese athletes preparing for their home Games at Beijing 2022.
Reigning world champions Italy maintained their bragging rights in the lightweight men's quad final at stage two of the 2018 World Rowing Cup in Linz-Ottensheim in Austria, as they held off a strong German boat to earn gold.
Australian rower Erik Horrie is one of five nominees for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for September after defying the odds to win the PR1 men’s singles sculls gold medal at the 2017 World Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton in the United States.
Historic day at World Rowing Championships sees US women’s eight beaten and first Para-rowing over 2000m
Day three at the World Rowing Championships in Florida proved doubly historic as para-rowers raced over the full 2000 metre distance for the first time at global level and the home women’s eight, unbeaten in world and Olympic competition since 2006, suffered a defeat in the opening heat by New Zealand that may signal the end of an era.