Para-sport & Paralympic News
Rio 2016: the qualifiers so far
In 2014, 271 Paralympic places were decided for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in 10 sports.
Russian NPC presents awards, opens new headquarters
Athletes and team members were recognised at the IX Return to Life Awards and a new fully accessible headquarters was opened in Moscow.
Full review: Incheon 2014 Asian Para-Games
A recap of all the Paralympic sports contested at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para-Games, including badminton, which will make its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Eduardo Avila Sanchez named September’s Allianz Athlete of the Month
Sanchez received a third of the vote after his impressive win at the 2014 judo worlds.
Naomi Soazo vuelve del retiro y sueña con Río 2016
La judoca venezolana, campeona en Beijing 2008, arriesga todo por Río 2016.
Naomi Soazo ends retirement for Rio 2016 dream
The Venezuelan judoka, a Beijing 2008 champion, is risking her all for Rio 2016.
Memorandum of Understanding between the IJF and IBSA
The agreement between the two organisations looks to continue the development of judo worldwide.
Vote now for September’s Allianz Athlete of the Month
After another incredible month of para-sport, the public has the chance to vote for who they feel was the top athlete over the past month.
September: The month in sport reviewed
September saw another huge month of para-sport, with numerous World Championships taking place.
Crockett wins judo world title on home soil
Ukraine top medals table at the 2014 IBSA Judo World Championships in Colorado Springs, USA.