An eight-strong British Paratriathlon squad will compete in South Africa this weekend at the first round of the ITU World Paratriathlon Event series. Fresh from a two-week long winter training camp in Lanzarote earlier this month, this will be a good early-season test, as well as valuable race experience for new members of the squad.
GB athletes produced a strong set of performances at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai (February 22-25), claiming four world records amongst a set of medal-winning performances.
Last night (24 February 2015) the English Federation of Disability Sport’s (EFDS) unveiled the Charter for Change at the Houses of Parliament. Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and Gerry Sutcliffe MP echoed calls for more organisations to commit their support and make the changes needed to ensure many more disabled people can reap the benefits of being active for life.
Fans of Paralympic sport are set to have the chance to see world-class sporting competition in both Swimming and Athletics on National Paralympic Day this year, as the event joins up with the final day of the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on July 26 at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Some of GB & NI’s biggest para-athletes will travel to Dubai for the opening IPC Athletics Grand Prix of the year on 22-25 February.
IPC Alpine Skiing, the global governing body of para-snowboard, announced on Friday (13 February) that the para-snowboard World Cup Finals will be held in San Martino di Castrozza, Italy, from 9-12 March.
Beijing Olympic open water silver medallist Keri-anne Payne and Edinburgh’s para-swimming Europeans silver medallist Scott Quin, are predicting another great summer of sporting action in Scotland, at the IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow from 13-19 July.
British Cycling has today confirmed the team of 14 riders who will represent Great Britain at the forthcoming UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships, taking place from 26-29 March in Apeldoorn.
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has today congratulated Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey following the news that she has been nominated for a prestigious Laureus award.
British Blind Sport are excited to introduce Ben Quilter, judo Champion, as their newest patron.