Paralympics

Who is Lauren Steadman and who is the Paralympic athlete being partnered with on Strictly Come Dancing 2018?

She is already an accomplished paralympian.<p>But Lauren Steadman's celebrity status is about to go stratospheric, this week, after she was officially …

Dancing

Double gold glory for Ireland at World ParaAthletics European Championship

<b>It was a huge day for Ireland at the World Para-Athletics European Championships in Berlin as Jason Smyth and Greta Streimikyte bagged gold medals</b> …

Ireland

Israeli Paralympic swimmers win 3 gold, 4 silver, 5 bronze

Israel’s squad garners 12 medals at World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships in Ireland and badminton players win gold and silver in Brazil.

Israel

2018 U.S. Olympic And Paralympic Assembly Set For Sept. 20-21

<i>Bronze medalists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani celebrate during the medal ceremony at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 20, 2018</i> …

Team USA

Jonnie Peacock breaks down in tears after heartbreaking family discovery on Who Do You Think You Are?

Jonnie Peacock caught himself by surprise as he broke down in tears after making a heartbreaking discovery about his family on BBC show Who Do You …

Breast Cancer

Superhero Tri proves a huge success at Dorney Lake

<b>PARALYMPIANS, MILITARY HEROES AND CELEBRITY TEAM CAPTAINS CELEBRATE 2,500 EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES AT THE SUPERHERO TRI</b><p>The Superhero Tri, powered by …

Triathlons

Make it a triple! Orla Barry grabs gold to complete superb day for Ireland at Europeans

Image: PA Archive/PA Images<p>Image: PA Archive/PA Images<p>ORLA BARRY CLAIMED Ireland’s third gold medal of the day at the World Para-Athletics European …

Ireland

Kimpton Marlowe and Grander Summit Celebrate Women's Leadership

The boutique hotel sponsors Boston-local Nastia Liukin's first Grander Summit<p>Kimpton Marlowe hotel in Cambridge was pleased to serve as the official …

Olympics

USA Shooting Aiming for 2020 Vision with Fundraising Stop in Tar Heel State

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (August 21, 2018)<p>The stage is ready and the targets have been set as countdown has begun in anticipation of the National …

Team USA

TRIPLE GOLD FOR BRITISH TEAM AT WPA EUROPEANS

21st August 2018<p>Richard Whitehead (club: Southwell, coach: Keith Antoine) and Maria Lyle (Team East Lothian; Jamie Bowie) were triumphant once again …

British Athletics

Smyth on form for World Para Athletics European Championship success

The fastest Paralympian in the World, Jason Smyth, will be hoping to add another major title to his already substantial haul of medals in today's …

British Athletics

'Better than Federer': Aussie star's stunning Kyrgios call

Nick Kyrgios possesses more talent than Roger Federer.<p>That’s the staggering claim made by Aussie wheelchair tennis champion Dylan Alcott.<p>Alcott …

Nick Kyrgios

Wounded Warrior golfing 'celebrity' tees off in Frankenmuth, pushes for Paralympic inclusion

Student Athletes

Jason Smyth set to maintain career winning run at European tests in Berlin.

<b>Ireland's Jason Smyth will be an overwhelming favourite to maintain his unbeaten Paralympic career in Tuesday's 200m final at the World Para-athletics European Championships in Berlin.</b><p>The county Londonderry man, 31, has remained unbeaten in a Paralympic career which began in 2005.<p>A haul of 16 …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Pool pods introduced across NI to help the disabled and pregnant women

Pool pods have been introduced across Northern Ireland to help the disabled and pregnant women.<p>The unique swimming pool lift is replacing pool hoists …

Belfast

Paratriathlete Lauren Steadman to take on Strictly

<b>Rio Paralympic silver medallist Lauren Steadman has announced that she is to be part of the BBC's popular programme, Strictly Come Dancing, this</b> …

Triathlons

Wheelchair basketball World Championships: GB reach quarter-finals with win over Germany

<b>The Great Britain men's wheelchair basketball team have reached the quarter-finals of the World Championships after beating the hosts Germany 62-54.</b><p>The Rio Paralympic bronze medallists finished second in Pool B, beating Poland and Korea but losing to the United States who took gold in 2016.<p>And they …

Great Britain

Paratriathlete Lauren Steadman confirmed for BBC 'Strictly'!

<b>Paralympic Silver Medallist a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing</b><p>When you’ve won the European Championships for six consecutive seasons, have been a …

Dancing

Paralyzed players can stand, play golf with ParaGolfer

A Paralympic champion is standing and playing sports again, thanks to the help of the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic …

Golf

Meet the New Zealand canoe sprint world champs team

New Zealand's Lisa Carrington will be chasing three gold at the canoe sprint world champs.<p>The New Zealand team is expected to be among the major …

New Zealand

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<b>MONTEMOR-O-VELHO, PORTUGAL (August 21, 2018) –</b> The best paddlers worldwide will be lining up this week for the biggest event of the season at the …

Kayaking

Paralympic star Lauren Steadman revealed as thirteenth Strictly Come Dancing celebrity

The 25-year-old said she was "excited to swap my triathlon kit for dancing shoes and sequins"<p>Paratriathlete Lauren Steadman is the 13th celebrity …

Strictly Come Dancing

Japan basketball players sent home from Asian Games for 'paying women for sex'

Breakfast<p>Japan’s chef de mission has publicly apologised for the incident, with the group flying home at their own expense.<p>Four Japanese basketball …

Sport (New Zealand)

Zak skinner targets long jump medal at para athletics european championships

More news articles relating to Para athletics More news articles relating to Tokyo 2020<p>19 August 2018<p>Para athletics<p>Tokyo 2020<p><b>He is a DJ, student and</b> …

Tokyo 2020

Five things you need to know about Strictly contestant Lauren Steadman

She started her sports career when she was 11.<p>Here are five things you need to know about the athlete.<p><b>– Steadman, 25, was born missing her lower</b> …

Triathlete

Who is Sally Brown?

SALLY Brown narrowly missed out on medals herself as part of Team GB during London 2012 as she watched boyfriend Jonnie race into the nation's hearts.<p>…

Northern Ireland

Innovative Fashion: 3-D Printing

It's now possible to download your own clothing!Danit Peleg<i>The limits of modern fashion are being pushed and redefined every day! Innovative Fashion,</i> …

3D

Jonnie Peacock age and medal record as paralympian appears on Who Do You Think You Are?

Paralympic athlete Jonnie Peacock finds out about his grandfather who gave up a potential football career to become a painter and decorator in Who Do …

Entertainment (UK)

Olympic bid poll previews public engagement process in lead-up to plebiscite

As a crucial council vote looms, which could determine the fate of Calgary’s potential Olympic bid, a new survey showing a modest support among …

Paralympics

Rocky hill no match for one-wheeled trials rider

<b>WHAT COULD possibly be more difficult than riding trials? Other than riding trials on only one wheel...</b><p>French magazine Moto Journal posted this gem …

Paralympics