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State Prosecutors to Argue Case Over Pistorius Sentence in Open Court

State prosecutors will be required to argue in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) their assertion that convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius' six-year jail term...

Trees Planted to Honour Kazakhstan’s Rio 2016 Paralympic Medalists

Two trees have been planted in Kazakhstan in honor of their medalists at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Zulfiya Gabidullina made history for the country...

World’s Strongest Paralympian Among Nominees for IPC Best Male Athlete of September Award

Iran’s powerlifting star Siamand Rahman has been named among the nominees for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Male Athlete of September award, following...

Afghan Javelin Thrower Banned After Failed Doping Test at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Afghan javelin thrower Mohammad Naiem Durani has been suspended for four years for an anti-doping violation committed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it...

Iranian Cyclist Dies After Fatal Accident at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad has died after crashing during the C4-5 road race at the Paralympic Games. According to official host broadcaster Globo, the 48-year-old died after...

Snyder Breaks Swimming World Record After Competition Delay at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 meter freestyle S11 final here this evening,...

World’s Strongest Paralympian Delivers World Record as Powerlifting Competition Draws to a Close

Siamand Rahman lived up to his status as the world’s strongest Paralympian after the Iranian star produced a world record lift on the final...

Independent Paralympic Athletes Team Member Among Nominees for Prestigious Award

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been named among the six nominees shortlisted for the Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award, which...

Belgian Paralympian Speaks Out About Plans to End Own Life Through Euthanasia

Belgian wheelchair racer Marieke Vervoort, the silver medalist in the women’s 400 meters T52 event here at the Rio 2016 Paralmypic Games, has spoken out...

Dame Sarah Storey Becomes Britain’s Most Successful Female Paralympian With 12th Gold

Dame Sarah Storey became the most decorated female Paralympian in British history after securing the 12th gold medal of her career at the Olympic...

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