Lauren Parker has effectively sealed a Para-triathlon spot at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games today just nine months after a freak but life-changing training accident confined her to a wheelchair.
Summer Paralympic Sports
Japanese duo Shingo Kunieda and Yui Kamiji claimed the men's and women's singles titles as Dylan Alcott delivered a home triumph at the Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open.
India beat tournament host Pakistan by seven wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup at the Ujman Oval in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer of France claimed the men's doubles title at the Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open after earning a marathon victory over Britain's Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett.
Japan's Shingo Kunieda beat top seed Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina to reach the semi-finals of the men's singles event at the Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open.
Japan's Koji Sugeno set up a meeting with American top seed David Wagner as he reached the quarter-finals of the Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open with victory over Harry Boniface Prabhu.
Belgium's Joachim Gerard crashed out of the Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open as he suffered a shock first round defeat to Takashi Sanada of Japan.
Germany's Jens Kroker has become the first Para-competitor to be elected to World Sailing's Athletes' Commission.
Adam Kellerman has been awarded a wildcard for the Australian Open men’s wheelchair tennis event with defending champion Gustavo Fernández also among the confirmed entries.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has claimed that blind football has grown to become one of the most popular sports on the Paralympic programme after releasing new data.
Season tickets have gone on sale for this year's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in German city Hamburg.
Eighteen of Australia's world-class Para-cyclists have been crowned national champions in the 2018 FedUni Road National Championships in Ballarat.
US Triathlon set sights on long term goals beyond Tokyo 2020 as they strive for glory at Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028
USA Triathlon are already casting an eye towards a new generation of stars for Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 while maintaining a focus on Tokyo 2020.
Australia has announced a 16-rider team for the 2018 International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Track World Championships to be held in Rio de Janeiro.
World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner outlined the governing body's "successes" in 2017 and looked ahead to a "busy" 2018 in a New Year's message to the organisation's members.