World Para-athletics champion sprinter Sophie Kamlish admits her school days were not the happiest but hopes things are have improved for youngsters with impairments growing up.
Summer Paralympic Sports
The United States Tennis Association National Campus in Orlando in Florida, will host the BNP Paribas World Team Cup Americas Qualifications for the first time at the end of January.
South Korea's Kim Jung-jun and Thailand’s Amnouy Wetwithan have received the men's and women's Para Badminton Player of the Year Awards for their achievements in 2017.
Former elite cyclist Philippe Abbott has been appointed as Para-cycling coach-West at Cycling Canada.
Reigning world champions Brazil will end the year as men's goalball's number one side after knocking Paralympic gold medallists Lithuania off the top of the standings.
The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) has welcomed the decision to award the 2022 Commonwealth Games to Birmingham, as the sport now looks set to make its debut at the event.
Kirsty Clarke is set to leave her role as national development director of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR).
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball Committee has conducted a third series of workshops in Africa with the Lugogo Sports Centre in Uganda’s capital Kampala welcoming 72 participants from seven countries on the east of the continent.
Argentina's Gustavo Fernandez, Japan's Yui Kamiji and United States' David Wagner have been named the 2017 International Tennis Federation Wheelchair world champions.
Oscar Pistorius has filed papers to the Constitutional Court in South Africa appealing his increased 13-year sentence for murder imposed by the Supreme Court of Appeal last month.
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) have announced the squad that will compete at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para Cycling Track World Championships in Rio de Janiero.
NEC Corporation has renewed its deal as the title sponsor of the Wheelchair Tennis Masters.
The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has announced that it will trial a new separation distance for sabre fencing at the first two World Cups of the 2018 season.
Britain has two world number ones following the first release of the Boccia International Sport Federation's new rankings.
The fourth edition of wheelchair rugby's Women's Cup has been held in French capital Paris.