Brazilian teenager Petrucio Ferreira dos Santos stunned T47 200 metres Paralympic and world champion Yohansson Nascimento on the second day of International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix, positing a world record time in front of a home crowd in São Paulo.
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Britain's David Weir is hoping he will prove to be the “fresher” athlete as the six-time Paralympic champion bids to overcome arch-rival Marcel Hug of Switzerland and earn a record breaking seventh Virgin London Marathon wheelchair race victory.
The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) have announced they will hold their next Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 15, after the country’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports followed the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in suspending the body.
Chinese player elected to Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission after being only woman put forward
China's Tang Yuantin has become a member of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes’ Commission, while five men are seeking positions on the representative body.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili welcomed Chef de Missions from several countries to a two-day seminar in the capital Tbilisi, which is set to host the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) from July 26 to August 1.
Hayes becomes world’s fastest female Para-athlete on day of Brazilian success at IPC Athletics Grand Prix
South Africa’s Ilse Hayes became the world’s fastest female Para-athlete by beating the previous T13 100 metres world record, at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in São Paulo.
Denmark’s Anne-Marie Rindom and Belguim’s Evi Van Acker renewed their rivalry in the laser radial class at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Hyères, France, with sailors across the 12 events battling to earn their share of the €72,000 (£52,000/$78,000) prize money.
Radcliffe to be awarded inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award to mark last race
Women’s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe is set to receive the inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award after the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon it was announced here today.
The International Paralympic Committee have launched the IPC Academy Campus 2016, which they hope will help to transfer knowledge and expertise to 1,200 key stakeholders during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The latest leg of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Hyères, France, will see €72,000 (£51,645/$77,634) in prize money awarded to Olympic and Paralympic classes, the ISAF have announced.
New Zealand continued their domination of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series by maintaining their 100 per cent record in claiming the fourth leg of series at the Westhills Stadium in Langford, British Columbia.
The home country enjoyed a fruitful final day of the Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation Cup, with their junior wrestlers earning five of the eight freestyle gold medals available here today.
Six-time Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Pascoe has been named to lead an eight-strong New Zealand team at this year's International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Glasgow.
Toronto 2015 Pan American Games tickets have been put back on sale, following a temporary closure in March, when the focus was shifted to sales for the Parapan American Games.
Australia, New Zealand and hosts Canada boasted unbeaten records in the pool stage of the fourth World Rugby Women's Sevens Series leg of the season in Westhills Stadium in Langford, British Columbia.