Category Archives: Paralympic sports

Para-canoe and Para-triathlon sucessfully admitted to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games programme

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board has voted to increase the number of sports at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to 22, with the addition of para-canoe and para-triathlon to the existing Sports Programme. In July this year seven … Continue reading

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2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

Yesterday saw the opening of the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships for both the men and the women.  The  event, which sees teams compete from all over the world, began yesterday with Great Britain taking on The Netherlands.  Running until July 17, the … Continue reading

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