Disability Sports News
Para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei dies after discus cage collapsesUAE para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei dies after a discus cage collapsed onto his head during training for the upcoming World Para-athletics Championships in London.
Jul 12, 15:12
David Weir 'feels cheated' following unsuccessful Rio 2016 campaignDavid Weir hints at discontent in the Great Britain ranks, as a crash in the men's marathon on Sunday saw him end his Rio 2016 campaign without a medal of any sort.
Sep 18, 22:08
Iranian Para-cyclist dies at ParalympicsBahman Golbarnezhad, an Iranian Para-cyclist, dies after being involved in a crash during the men's C4-5 road race at the Rio Paralympics.
Sep 17, 22:09
David Weir to retire from track after Rio 2016 ParalympicsSix-time Paralympic medallist David Weir is to retire from competing in 2017 after taking part in the London Marathon.
Sep 15, 20:04
ParalympicsGB surpass London gold-medal tally on day seven of Rio 2016Dame Sarah Storey continues her incredible run at the Paralympics by winning another gold medal, taking Britain's tally at Rio 2016 to 39 - five more than London 2012.
Sep 14, 20:00
Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort denies planning to kill herself after RioBelgian wheelchair racer Marieke Vervoort denies reports that she will kill herself after the Paralympics in Rio.
Sep 12, 11:22
Sarah Storey breaks record to qualify for C5 3000m individual pursuit finalGreat Britain's Dame Sarah Storey breaks her own world record in order to qualify for the C5 3000m individual pursuit final on the opening day of the Rio Paralympics.
Sep 8, 17:08
Lee Pearson named ParalympicsGB flagbearer in Rio 2016 opening ceremonyTen-time gold medallist Lee Pearson is named as flagbearer for ParalympicsGB ahead of tomorrow's opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 6, 16:06
Hannah Cockroft fears lack of Rio Paralympics interestHannah Cockroft expresses concern regarding a lack of public excitement about the upcoming Paralympic Games.
Sep 2, 11:12
Russia to hold 'special competitions' for banned Paralympic athletesRussia will host its own version of the Paralympic Games on home soil following the decision to ban all 267 athletes from Rio 2016, Vladimir Putin announces.
Aug 25, 18:45
ParalympicsGB swimmer Tully Kearney pulls out of Rio GamesGreat Britain's four-time world champion swimmer Tully Kearney pulls out of the Paralympics due to injury.
Aug 23, 14:45
Russia lose appeal against exclusion from Paralympics in RioRussia will not compete at the Paralympic Games in Rio after losing an appeal against exclusion following allegations of state-sponsored doping.
Aug 23, 11:03
Rio Paralympic Games to go ahead amid major budget cutsThe Rio Paralympic Games will go ahead next month but will face major budget cuts, the International Paralympic Committee confirms.
Aug 19, 18:46
Russian athletes banned from Rio ParalympicsThe International Paralympic Committee bans Russia from competing in the 2016 Paralympics.
Aug 7, 17:36
GB thrower Claire Harvey withdraws from Rio Paralympics due to injuryBritish thrower Claire Harvey withdraws from the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro due to a hand injury.
Aug 5, 18:17
Jordanne Whiley in 10-strong wheelchair tennis team for Rio 2016Jordanne Whiley is named in a 10-strong ParalympicsGB wheelchair tennis team for Rio 2016.
Jun 28, 11:14
Wheelchair basketballer Simon Munn picked for seventh Paralympic GamesGreat Britain wheelchair basketball veteran Simon Munn, 48, is set to represent his country at a seventh Paralympic Games after the squad was announced on Monday.
Jun 20, 15:11
Russian para-athletes able to compete at Rio ParalympicsThe International Paralympic Committee announces that Russian para-athletes will not be affected by the IAAF's ban at this summer's Rio Games.
Jun 20, 13:39
Great Britain name table tennis team for Paralympics in RioGreat Britain name a 12-person table tennis squad, including world number ones Will Bayley and Rob Davies, for the Paralympic Games in Rio.
Mar 8, 10:35
IPC names nominees for 2015 Paralympic Sport AwardsThe International Paralympic Committee announces the Sochi 2014 nominees for the 2015 Paralympic Sport Awards.
Sep 29, 09:46
David Weir: 'I had a point to prove in Berlin'David Weir says he wanted to prove that he is still capable of winning a marathon solo when he took to the track in Berlin.
Sep 28, 15:23
Dame Sarah Storey's Podium Ambition team turn professionalDame Sarah Storey's Podium Ambition road cycling team is to turn professional for the 2016 Women's World Tour.
Sep 28, 15:11
Rachel Choong makes history in Para-Badminton World ChampionshipsRachel Choong becomes the first English player to win three gold medals at a Para-badminton World Championships.
Sep 22, 10:14
Jonnie Peacock: 'Withdrawing from IPC World Athletics Championships wasn't easy'British sprinter Jonnie Peacock admits that withdrawing from the upcoming IPC World Athletics Championships was not an easy decision.
Sep 18, 13:26
Jonnie Peacock was 'never going to concern' Richard BrowneRichard Browne says Jonnie Peacock was 'the least of his worries' as the British sprinter pulls out of the IPC World Championships.
Sep 18, 10:36
Jason Smyth, Omara Durand become fastest para-athletesIrishman Jason Smyth and Cuban woman Omara Durand are named as the world's fastest para-athletes after winning 100m challenges in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 10, 13:11
Rio Paralympic Games 'will be the biggest to date'International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven says that the event is on course to break records.
Sep 7, 17:27
Great Britain men's wheelchair basketball team qualify for ParalympicsGreat Britain men's wheelchair basketball team secure their place at the next Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 4, 09:57
Great Britain women's wheelchair basketball team qualify for ParalympicsGreat Britain women's wheelchair basketball team earn a place at the next Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 3, 12:53
England penalty defeat costs Great Britain's blind football team a place at RioGreat Britain's blind football team will not be at the Rio 2016 Paralympics after England lost on penalties to Russia at the IBSA Blind Football European Championships.
Aug 28, 19:05