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Disability Sports: News Updates & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Disability Sports News category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Kilimanjaro Climb Brought Together Athletes - Ten-Year Anniversary Recalls the Exceptional Achievement
    Return to Kilimanjaro demonstrates athletes with disabilities can accomplish exceptional achievements - Published: 2016-12-30
  2. Paralympic Sports Names Rebranded by IPC
    The new identities for each Para sport clearly depict the sport as well as impairments in the logos and competition emblems - Published: 2016-11-30
  3. 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships Schedule
    2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships taking place in Finsterau, Germany, from 10-19 February - Published: 2016-11-02
  4. Quadriplegic Racecar Driver Takes on Pikes Peak in Semi-Autonomous Motorcar
    Quadriplegic racecar driver tackles the hairpin turns of Pikes Peak race in the Arrow Electronics SAM car - Published: 2016-07-04
  5. 2017 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Tarvisio, Italy
    IPC Alpine Skiing announces 2017 Para Alpine Skiing World Championships will take place in Tarvisio, Italy, from 22-31 January - Published: 2016-05-13
  6. Buffalo Ice Sledge Hockey Pan Pacific Championships
    Buffalo, New York, first ice sledge hockey Pan Pacific Championships in history which gets underway on Tuesday 29 March - Published: 2016-03-29
  7. IPC Athletics Grand Prix - Canberra, Australia
    Canberra IPC Athletics Grand Prix is first in series of nine events taking place around the world this year - Published: 2016-02-05
  8. 2016 National Veterans Wheelchair Games Open for Registration
    2016 National Veterans Wheelchair Games Salt Lake City, UT from June 27 to July 2, registration open until April 15 - Published: 2016-01-11
  9. Doha 2015 Best IPC Athletics World Championships to Date
    Doha 2015 Athletics World Championships conclude with dazzling fireworks display after 10-days of incredible action - Published: 2015-11-03
  10. Doha 2015 Launches My Incredible Story - IPC Athletics World Championships
    First in a series of five films tells the story of Terezinha Guilhermina's remarkable journey from poverty to Paralympic hero - Published: 2015-09-10
  11. Charlotte, North Carolina Selected for 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials
    Charlotte, North Carolina has been selected as the site of the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for cycling, swimming and track and field - Published: 2015-07-31
  12. International Paralympic Committee 2015 - 2018 Plan
    IPC publishes Strategic Plan to consolidate growth of Paralympic Games, increase participation in para-sport and improve recognition and value of Paralympic brand - Published: 2015-06-26
  13. 2015 Toronto Heroes Hockey Challenge
    Canadian Armed Forces members from the Toronto Garrison faceoff against the Toronto Maple Leaf Alumni - Published: 2015-02-27
  14. Improving Access for Disabled at Sports Stadiums
    UK government calling on disabled sports fans to share experiences of viewing live sport at stadiums and sports grounds across Britain - Published: 2015-01-05
  15. IPC President Looks Ahead to 2015
    IPC President Sir Philip Craven has described 2015 as possibly the busiest year yet for the Paralympic Movement - Published: 2015-01-02
  16. Adaptive Sports Organizations to Serve Disabled Veterans Through VA Grant to Disabled Sports USA
    Severely disabled veterans benefiting from winter sports rehabilitation programs through $500,000 Department of Veterans Affairs Adaptive Sports Grant - Published: 2014-12-31
  17. National Wheelchair Basketball Association Receives 2014 Sports-Travel Award
    NWBA announced as recipient of 2014 Sports-Travel Award, Best Amateur Single Sport Event, for National Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Louisville, Kentucky - Published: 2014-11-26
  18. 2014-15 Alpine Skiing World Championships Athletes
    Athletes to watch for 2014-15 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships, Panorama, Canada, from 28 Feb - 10 March - Published: 2014-11-25
  19. Technology in Para-sport Growth - IPC President
    IPC President praises the role information and communication technologies play in engaging global audiences in para-sport - Published: 2014-11-25
  20. IPC President Stresses Importance of Para-sport in Rehabilitation
    Sport and physical activity must play a major role in recovery from serious illness or injury - Published: 2014-11-17
  21. IPC Alpine Skiing 2014 - 2015 Season Calendar
    IPC Alpine Skiing announce season calendar featuring World and Europa Cups ahead of the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada - Published: 2014-11-06
  22. Dubai 2016: IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships
    IPC Athletics announces Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will stage first ever IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships between 3-8 March 2016 - Published: 2014-10-28
  23. Alpine Skiing Snowboard Sport Classes to be Split - IPC
    IPC Alpine Skiing announces classification for lower-limb impaired snowboarders will be split into two sport classes - Published: 2014-10-27
  24. 2015 London IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships
    IPC Athletics announces 2015 IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships will be held in London, Great Britain, on 26 April in association with Virgin Money London Marathon - Published: 2014-10-23
  25. 2014 Warrior Games Concludes
    2014 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte concluded in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with the Army winning the Chairmans Cup - Published: 2014-10-04
  26. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans 2014
    U.S. Paralympics announces the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans - Published: 2014-09-16
  27. Adventure Team Challenge in Colorado
    Adventure Team Challenge 2014 Challenge three-stage outdoor event at Rancho del Rio resort northwest of Vail on September 12 to 14th - Published: 2014-08-25
  28. National Veterans Wheelchair Games - Veterans Arriving in Philadelphia
    U.S. disabled veteran wheelchair athletes are arriving in Philadelphia for 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games held August 12th to 17th - Published: 2014-08-06
  29. Agitos Foundation - EUR 650,000 of Paralympic Funding via Grant Support Program
    Agitos Foundation announces 28 IPC Member organizations around the world to receive EUR 650,000 of funding through the Grant Support Program - Published: 2014-07-23
  30. IPC Athletics Top Track and Field Stars
    List of IPC Athletics track and field stars to watch out for over the next 12 months - Published: 2014-06-30
  31. Paralympic Medalists to Receive Wearable Pins from IPC
    IPC announces it will formally honor all medalists from Paralympic Games by awarding them with dedicated unique pins - Published: 2014-06-27
  32. 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships News
    IPC Swimming reveals list of athletes to watch out for over the next 12 months including 10 of Europes best swimmers - Published: 2014-06-15
  33. Visually Impaired Shooting Demonstration Suhl 2014
    IPC Shooting has invited visually impaired athletes to take part in demonstration event during 2014 IPC Shooting World Championships Suhl Germany - Published: 2014-06-14
  34. Van Rhijn Smashes 400m World Record in Nottwil
    Marlou Van Rhijn was in form on the final day of the IPC Athletics Grand Prix and smashed her own 400m T43 world record - Published: 2014-05-18
  35. Vervoort Marks Comeback with European Record in Nottwil
    After months in hospital after a racing Marieke Vervoort capped a memorable comeback weekend with a European record in the womens 800m T52 at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland - Published: 2014-05-17
  36. Hug Makes it 3 from 3 Against Weir in Nottwil
    Marcel Hug laid down the gauntlet to David Weir ahead of the European Championships by beating his British rival twice at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix - Published: 2014-05-17
  37. Cockcroft Smashes 200m World Record at IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil
    Multi-world and Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft obliterated her own T34 world record with a stunning performance on the opening day of the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland - Published: 2014-05-16
  38. 7th Annual DisAbility Sports Festival Highlights Ability over Disability
    2013 DisAbility Sports Festival with over 25 sports and physical activities, Sunday, October 20 at the campus of Cal State San Bernardino - Published: 2013-09-26
  39. Montreal 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships
    2013 IPC Swimming Worlds Event Montreal Canada 12-18 August will also be streamed live at ParalympicSport.TV - Published: 2013-08-04
  40. RIM-AU Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
    3rd Annual RIM-AU Wheelchair Basketball Tournament January 14 and 15 Beechwood Recreation Center Southfield MI 48033 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday - Published: 2012-01-12
  41. Sainsbury's UK School Games - Disability Sports
    This years Sainsbury UK School Games hosted by Sheffield will see a number of disability sport demonstration events in judo cycling and sitting volleyball - Published: 2011-09-01
  42. Hood to Coast Relay Race for Service Members with Disability
    A team of U.S. service members severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan will compete in Oregon 2011 Hood to Coast Relay race - Published: 2011-08-22
  43. US Open USTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships
    The US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Championships are being held Aug 30 to Sep 4 2011 at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Forest Park in St. Louis Mo - Published: 2011-08-05
  44. 2011 Disabled Volleyball World Cup
    German team wins the Disabled Volleyball World Cup at the landmark Olympic stadium in Phnom Penh July 29 2011 - Published: 2011-08-01
  45. National Veterans Wheelchair Games Pittsburgh
    More than 600 wheelchair athletes from the United States Puerto Rico and Great Britain will convene in Pittsburgh for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games - Published: 2011-07-14
  46. Sudden Death Syndrome in Young Athletes
    When a high school athlete drops dead the rare but fatal condition called sudden death syndrome dominates the headlines - Published: 2011-04-23
  47. Inclusive Sports Event a Success
    Initiative designed to make sport accessible to any-body no matter what their ability or past experience - Published: 2011-04-05
  48. Inspiring Sport for All Event Gets Olympic Backing
    Any-Body Month will encourage people to get fit and try new sports whatever their capabilities - Published: 2011-02-23
  49. 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax Open
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper opens Canada Winter Games in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada - Published: 2011-02-13
  50. Dodge Brand Teams Up with Challenged Athletes Foundation
    The Dodge brand today announced its partnership with the Challenged Athletes Foundation - Published: 2010-10-20
  51. Soldiers to the Summit of Labouche East Mountain
    Soldiers to the Summit brings veterans who suffered injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan on an expedition that passes through Nepal to attempt to summit the peak of Labouche East - Published: 2010-10-03
  52. Paralympic Swimmer Tucker Dupree Wins Five Medals
    Tucker Dupree a Paralympic Swimmer wins Silver Medal and four Bronze at 2010 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Eindhoven Netherlands - Published: 2010-08-30
  53. Former President George W. Bush Provides Encouragement to Disabled Veterans Embarking on Himalayan Climb
    Injured soldiers to join Erik Weihenmeyer in mountain climb marking anniversary of historic summiting of Mt. Everest - Published: 2010-08-06
  54. 2010 Boiling Point Wheelchair Track Classic
    Government of Canada Supports the 2010 Boiling Point Wheelchair Track Classic - Published: 2010-07-10
  55. Athletes Overcome Disabilities to Compete in Extreme Outdoor Challenge
    In the Rocky Mountains of Colorado Adventure TEAM Challenge incorporates rafting hiking climbing and biking - Published: 2010-06-24
  56. 2010 World Cup in International Sign Language
    Video reports from all 64 matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa will be broadcast in International Sign on - Published: 2010-06-22
  57. Greater Toledo Aquatic Club Disability Open
    Greater Toledo Aquatic Club Disability Open Coming Next Week - Published: 2010-05-08
  58. United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons - World Record Sky Diving
    Three world records and the first disability sky diving team in world history - Published: 2009-12-19
  59. Paraplegic Chris Waddell Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro
    Paraplegic Chris Waddell became the first paraplegic to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro - Published: 2009-10-03
  60. Blind Texan From Germany To Challenge 6 day Ultra-marathon Record
    Jeffrey Taylor Norris a blind runner from Texas takes part in the 6 day Run for your Childrens Sake charity race in Gothenburg Sweden - Published: 2009-08-29
  61. European and Open Para Equestrian Championship Results
    News and results from the European and Open Para Equestrian Championship from the Epona Riding Center in Norway - Published: 2009-08-24
  62. Crossing the Indian Ocean with a Disability
    First disabled woman to not only row across the Indian but to have rowed across 2 oceans - Published: 2009-08-16
  63. The Able Disabled: European Para Equestrian Championship
    The European Para Equestrian Championship is only held every 4 years with riders from 23 countries participating in 2010 - Published: 2009-07-31
  64. AMS Vans Spotlights Atlanta Wolfpack
    AMS Vans has chosen to highlight the Atlanta Wolfpack top competitors in wheelchair events in the South East - Published: 2009-07-02
  65. North Pole to be Made Wheelchair Accessible
    David Shannon and Christopher Watkins are preparing an expedition to the North Pole and will plant a Wheelchair Access Parking sign on the North Pole with a United Nations Canadian and Ontario flag - Published: 2009-03-30
  66. Mt. Washington Wraps Up Nordic Skiing World Cup
    Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Cup Finals finished its run on the slopes of Mt. Washington in Canada - Published: 2009-03-17
  67. USA Judo Will Host Blind Judo Athletes at Sr. National Judo Championships San Diego
    USA Judo will host Blind Judo at the Senior National Judo Championships in San Diego on April 16-19-2009 - Published: 2009-02-26
  68. Paraplegic Angela Madsen Joins Crew Attempting to Row Across Indian Ocean
    Paraplegic Angela Madsen who rowed across the Atlantic joins 8 person crew in effort to break records attempting to row across the Indian Ocean - Published: 2009-02-12
  69. Blind Explorer Reaches South Pole
    A blind athlete from Northern Ireland has reached the South Pole becoming the first blind person to ever do so - Published: 2009-01-27
  70. Vuokatti Ready for IPC Biathlon and Cross Country Skiing Champs
    Starting 23 January 2009 the Biathlon and Cross Country Skiing World Championships will take place in Vuokatti Finland - Published: 2009-01-19
  71. The Weather Network Propels Para-Alpine Olympic Hopeful
    The Weather Network announces a sponsorship agreement with Viviane Forest a visually impaired Canadian para-alpine skier - Published: 2009-01-17
  72. Paraplegic Woman to Row across Indian Ocean
    Long Beach rowing enthusiast Angela Madsen intent on setting speed record for rowing crossing the Indian Ocean - Published: 2008-12-12
  73. Wheelchair Back Flip Video - Aaron Fotheringham
    Video of Aaron Fotheringham the first person in history to do a backflip somersault in a wheelchair - Published: 2008-08-31
  74. Ocean Rowing for Disabled Rowers
    The Paralympics Committee have just announced they are including Rowing as one of the new events in the Paralympics 2008 - Published: 2008-01-01
  75. Autism Awareness Ribbons Freddie Flintoff and Mahela Jayawardene
    Autism Awareness Ribbons were presented to the England captain Freddie Flintoff and Sri Lankan test skipper Mahela Jayawardene during the first test match at Lords - Published: 2008-01-01


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