Sport England has today provided a further boost to disability sport by awarding £2.1 million of National Lottery funding to help increase the number of disabled people playing sport.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board will meet in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday (7 October) to discuss which sports should be included in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Reigning champions Jordanne Whiley and Gordon Reid are among a record number of nine Brits that have qualified for the 2014 UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters, the International Tennis Federation’s year-end championship for the world’s leading Wheelchair Tennis doubles players, which is set to be held in Mission Viejo, Southern California on 5 - 9 November.
Eighty budding wheelchair tennis players of all ages took to the courts over the weekend for the Tennis Foundation’s Ticket2Tokyo Talent ID Festivals hosted at 11 venues across the UK.
With Rio 2016 now less than two years away, the big question is could you be a part of it? Could you see yourself on a Paralympic podium? Do you have the dedication and potential it takes be an elite compound Para archer? If yes, then this could be your chance.
Great Britain’s paratriathletes ended their seasons on a high in Madrid at the ITU International Paratriathlon. Part of the ITU global paratriathlon series, the event offered ranking points that will help secure race starts at major events next year. More importantly, the Madrid event offered international medal-winning opportunities to a diverse British squad.
Following a bumper month of para-sport, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) split August's Allianz Athlete of the Month into three categories - Best Male, Best Female and Best Youngster.
British elite triathletes and paratriathletes are involved in international action in Madrid this weekend at the ETU European Cup and ITU World Paratriathlon events.
Will Bayley and Paul Karabardak have taken a bronze medal in the men’s class 6-7 team event at the 2014 ITT Para Table Tennis World Championships in Beijing after a battling performance against Ukraine which they eventually lost 1-3.