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.
All world and regional records held by athletes competing in the T43/F43 and T42/F42 classes will be re-set at the beginning of next year after World Para Athletics revealed it will be introducing new rules for double-leg amputees.
Great Britain's Richard Whitehead has hit out at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for excluding double-leg amputees from the men's 100 metres T42 event at Tokyo 2020.
The United States’ Tatyana McFadden won a further two gold medals here today at the World Para Athletics Championships to move closer to her aim of claiming four titles in all.
World Para Athletics has extended its global partnership agreement with major insurance and financial services provider Allianz until the end of 2018.
Morocco’s Youssef Benibrahim claimed his first World Para Athletics Championships title in emphatic style here today, smashing the men’s 5,000 metres T13 world record.
Uganda Paralympic Committee (UPC) President Mpindi Bumali has appealed to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to look into reducing the cost of sending athletes to future World Para Athletics Championships.
Stunning victory for Ferreira dos Santos as hosts claim five golds at World Para Athletics Championships
Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Petrúcio Ferreira dos Santos of Brazil broke his own men’s 100 metres T47 world record on his way to claiming gold here at the World Para Athletics Championships this evening.
Great Britain’s Hannah Cockroft delighted the home crowd on the opening evening of action here at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, breaking her own world record en route to defending the women’s 100 metres T34 title.
The opening of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships saw the United Arab Emirates’ team manager Theban Almheiri receive a special medal for the family of athlete Abdullah Hayayei, who tragically died earlier this week.