World champion Will Bayley heads a 16-strong squad that will compete in the Lignano Master Open in Italy next week (February 17-20), the first international competition of the season for the GB Para Table Tennis Team as it prepares for this year’s Paralympic Games in Rio.
British judoka today said they were ‘ready for the challenge’ they will face in Rio 2016 as they celebrated their selection to ParalympicsGB, announced today by the British Paralympic Association (BPA).
Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir (coach: Jenny Archer) will lead the British Athletics team at the IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup held at the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 24 April.
British Cycling has today announced the Great Britain Cycling Team that will ride at the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Montichiari, Italy from 17-20 March.
Gordon Reid made history again today when the 24-year-Scot old produced a magnificent performance to win his first Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open after beating Joachim Gerard of Belgium 7-6(7), 6-4 in Melbourne.
Paralympic Sailing champion Helena Lucas claimed victory at the season-opening regatta.
Brit Gordon Reid reached his second Australian Open final on Friday after he partnered Japan’s Shingo Kunieda to win their men’s doubles semi-final at Melbourne Park.
GB won two bronze medals in the UAE through Richard Davies (pictured) in R4 (10m Air Rifle standing mixed SH1) and James Bevis in R5 (10m Air Rifle Prone Mixed SH1). There were also agonising fourth place finishes for Ryan Cockbill in both R4 and R5 and Matt Skelhon in R6 (50m Rifle prone mixed SH1).
Gordon Reid made history by becoming the first Brit to reach a Grand Slam men’s singles wheelchair tennis final on Thursday at the Australian Open.
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