Eight countries have entered teams to compete at the ParaVolley Asia Oceania (PVAO) Zone Championships taking place in Bangkok in June.
Benguet is set to welcome around 1,500 athletes when the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) holds the inaugural Pilipinas Para Games next month.
Nominations for this year's International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) Awards and Hall of Fame have been opened by the worldwide organisation.
Former Para swimmer Stephanie Dixon has been named Canada's Chef de Mission for next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Members of India's Para archery team were given second-floor hotel rooms without lifts on their return from an international tournament, with some athletes having to be carried up the stairs by coaches and support staff.
Britain topped the medal table at the first Para-archery world rankings tournament of the season with three gold medals and a silver in Fazza.
The London Marathon is introducing a new competition in this year’s elite wheelchair races, which form part of the World Para Athletics Marathon Championships.
British Wheelchair Basketball has released a five-year strategy which the organisation claims will transform the sport.
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has announced 10 athletes have been awarded bursaries from Hogan Lovells to support their bids to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Australian Paralympians to establish "house" just half-a-mile away from Tokyo 2020 Athletes’ Village
Australia’s Paralympians at the Tokyo 2020 Games will have a base to meet their friends and family just 800 metres from the Athletes’ Village - thanks to a partnership between Paralympics Australia, Sydney’s Sutherland Shire Council and its Japanese sister city Chuo.
The first American training centre for rowers with disabilities in the United States, the USRowing Para Training Center-Boston, has opened in association with Community Rowing, Inc. (CRI).
Entry deadlines have been extended for this year’s Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Multi-Sports Development Games in Portimão, Portugal following a late change of date.
The CPISRA have announced that, “due to unforeseen circumstances”, the Games – which are focused on beginners and developing athletes – will now take place from October 2-6, rather than the original date given from October 8-13.
Accordingly, countries and individuals wishing to compete now have until April 20 to register by emailing [email protected]
“Those who have previously entered are not required to re-apply,” CPISRA said in a statement.
“The entry fee has also been reduced to 580€ per person as the competition will be on for one less day.”
Sports included will be Boccia U20s, RaceRunning and Wheelchair Slalom in what organisers describe as “a fantastic opportunity for development athletes to learn, develop and improve while experiencing a multi-sports event.
“Both team entries and individual entries are welcome and will be accepted.
“Families are welcome to join individual entries.”
Although the Games focus on those starting in sports, athletes who have participated in a World para European Athletics Championships are still eligible to compete in the RaceRunning or Wheelchair Slalom, where there are no exclusion criteria.
Tokyo 2020 has today welcomed Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, as a Paralympic Gold Partner.
International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) will release a new strategic plan at the organisation’s General Assembly in July.
Paralympics Australia have announced a partnership with global financial services firm Citi in the build-up to Tokyo 2020.