Paralympics Headlines

  • ASEAN tiff to boost Philippine Paralympic bid

    Expect the ASEAN Para Games to be a lot more competitive as the biennial regional meet will soon offer precious ranking points for the Paralympics and other major international meets. by Olmin Leyba

    philstar.com
  • Paralympic points at stake in 10th Asean Para Games

    Expect the biennial Asean Para Games to be a lot more competitive as the biennial regional meet will soon offer precious ranking points for the Paralympics and other major international meets. by Olmin Leyba

    philstar.com
  • UK Sport urged to change funding model for Olympic and Paralympic Games

    • Dozen disenfranchised sports call for less emphasis on medals• Badminton England and Wheelchair Rugby among the 12 The governing bodies of 12 British sports have demanded an end to a funding policy that puts Olympic medals above all else. Describing the current model as “divisive”, the bodies – which include Badminton England and GB Wheelchair Rugby – have called on UK Sport to apply “at least a baseline level of funding” to all Olympic and Paralympic sports. Continue reading...

    the Guardian