Canadian Paralympians to Celebrate Sports Day in Canada
Swimmers Summer Mortimer and Stephanie Dixon share how sport can transform lives and have positive impact on communities
WADA Publishes 2013 Prohibited List
Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee on 10 September, the 2013 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available.Noteworthy changes to the List,...
IPC announces Athlete of the Month shortlist for Best Male
Nominees for the top male performance from August and September include: David Weir, Jason Smyth, Daniel Dias, Matt Cowdrey, Alex Zanardi and Shingo Kunieda.
USOC announces Paralympic athletes and team of year
Award winners for Paralympic sportswoman, sportsman and team of the year include swimmer Jessica Long, wheelchair racer Raymond Martin and the men's quad doubles wheelchair tennis team.
Paralympians pick up Samsung Paralympic Blogger awards
Over the past three weeks, 50 top Paralympians have been recording behind-the-scenes video blogs as well as racking up over 70 Paralympic medals.
Arlen defeats host nation’s poster girl
USA’s Victoria Arlen had a fitting end to her Paralympic debut, knocking off favourite Ellie Simmonds for gold in the 100m freestyle S6.
Final day of spectacle in Aquatics Centre
After 10 days of emphatic swimming, the competition in the pool reaches its climax with the men’s 100m breaststroke SB9 and 4 x 100m medley relay 34 points.
Arlen puts Simmonds under pressure
The women’s 100m freestyle S6 is likely to be the face-off between defending champion Eleanor Simmonds and American world record holder Victoria Arlen.
Du Toit bows out with silver
South African legend narrowly beaten by Australian Ellie Cole in final swim
Khrul and Boki set further records
Ukraine’s Oksana Kruhl and Belarus’ Ihar Boki set more world records on the Day 9 morning session at the Aquatics Centre.