November 13 - London 2012 proved that the city's transport system was capable of coping with more disabled passengers, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson claimed today when she appeared before a special committee investigating what lessons the capital could learn from the Olympics and Paralympics.
November 12 - South Africa and Mongolia will make their debuts when the 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships open in La Molina, Spain, in 100 days time, it has been announced.
By Tom Degun at the Talacre Community Sports Centre in London
November 9 - Sport England has today announced a £1 million ($1.6 million/€1.2 million) National Lottery investment to fund free training courses to help coaches, leaders, assistants and parents develop the skills and confidence to include disabled people in sporting activity.
November 9 - British wheelchair racing star Hannah Cockroft, who stormed to two gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, has admitted that it will be almost impossible for Peter Eriksson's successor as the UK Athletics Paralympic head coach to fill his shoes.
November 8 - A unique system to improve swimming pool access for the disabled and less mobile has become an early legacy of London 2012 as the Aquatics Centre on the Olympic Park in Stratford became one of the first recipients of the Poolpod.
November 8 - Melissa Stockwell has been named as the female Athlete of the Month for October by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) following her gold-medal winning performance at the 2012 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Paratriathlon World Championships.
November 8 - The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Veterans Affairs (VA) have announced that over $2 million (£1.25 million/€1.6 million) in grant funding has been awarded to a total of 97 organisations in support of Paralympic sport and physical activity programmes for disabled veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces.
November 7 - Paralympic sailing silver medallist Jennifer French has released a new book which details her remarkable recovery from a snowboarding accident that she was warned would confine her to a wheelchair for the rest of her life.
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
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Alisher Usmanov, the Uzbek-born President of the International Fencing Federation, has positioned himself as one of the most influential figures in all of sport. With the World Championships beginning in China this week, Mike Rowbottom profiles the powerful billionaire.