It is exactly one year to go before Stoke Mandeville once again celebrates its position as the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement with a celebration event to mark the lighting of a unique ‘Heritage Flame’ for Rio 2016.
Persistence has paid off for Yorkshire’s Laurence Whiteley. Today he and newcomer international rower Lauren Rowles made sure that GB will have a para-rowing mixed double scull in Rio by winning their repechage at the World Championships.
Britain's archers completed the World Archery Para Championships and Paralympic qualifier in Donaueschingen in style - by winning more medals! There was a clean sweep in the Visually Impaired 2/3 category as Stephen Prowse took gold, beating Peter Price. Carmel Bassett claimed bronze after defeating Italy's Claudio Peruffo 6-2 and it was silver for Roger-Rees-Evans in the VI1 competition.
IPC Swimming has published an updated version of its classification rules and regulations, following an extensive review process instigated in 2013.
England completed a perfect group stage record at the Blind Football European Championships with a 2-1 win against Turkey.