Namibia has been accepted as a developing member of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS).
Paralympic and world champion Jason Smyth of Ireland is among the seven members named on World Para Athletics’ new Athletes Advisory Group (AAG).
UK Athletics has confirmed its interest in bidding for the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships, meaning London could potentially host the biennial event for a second consecutive time.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Akeem Stewart broke a 20-year-old men’s shot put F44 world record to claim his second gold medal of the World Para Athletics Championships, which concluded here today.
London 2017 co-chair Ed Warner has claimed the British Paralympic Association (BPA) and UK Athletics are both "extremely keen" for the city to bid for the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships.
Brazil’s Petrucio Ferreira dos Santos smashed his own men’s 200 metres T47 world record to claim a second gold medal of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships on what was a memorable evening for hosts Great Britain.
Morocco’s Mohamed Amguoun broke his own world record as he defended the men’s 400 metres T13 title at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships here.
The United Arab Emirates’ Mohamed Alhammadi has pledged to present all his medals from the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships to the children of team-mate Abdullah Hayayei, who died last week while preparing for the event here.
Paralympic champion Georgina Hermitage defended her women’s 400 metres T37 title in a world record time on another memorable night for hosts Great Britain at the World Para Athletics Championships here.
Organisers of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here in London have been awarded a prestigious accolade for being recognised as having "Disability Confident Leaders" among their workforce.
London 2017 co-chairman Ed Warner is keen to see England’s capital host a second consecutive World Para Athletics Championships in 2019, claiming that it can be done "if everyone wants it to happen".
Australia's triple Paralympic medallist Isis Holt produced the performance of the night at the World Para Athletics Championships by retaining her women’s 100 metres T35 title with a world record time of 13.43sec.
Hundreds of people today attended the funeral of United Arab Emirates athlete Abdullah Hayayei, tragically killed last week while preparing for the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships here.
Great Britain’s Richard Whitehead has criticised World Para Athletics’ decision to re-set all T43/F43 and T42/F42 world and regional records at the beginning of next year, questioning how such a move is supposed to motivate athletes.
Ireland’s Jason Smyth completed a sprint double at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships here this evening after easing to victory in the men’s 200 metres T13 event.