05/12/2018World Para Nordic Skiing and the International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) will host an historic camp and competition for skiers with intellectual impairments in Bessans, France, from 9-14 December.
03/12/2018Students at a community college in the USA have been so inspired by the impact Para sport is having around the world that they are helping one aspiring athlete to achieve her dream of competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
26/11/2018An innovative San Francisco program of community choirs for older adults found that singing in a choir reduced loneliness and increased interest in life, but did not improve cognition or physical function, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco.
23/11/2018Singing may provide benefits beyond improving respiratory and swallow control in people with Parkinson's disease, according to new data from Iowa State University researchers.
21/11/2018The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Ski Federation (FIS) have announced a new Cooperation Agreement for the World Para Snow Sports. The agreement was signed in early November following a meeting at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
12/11/2018Eight sports have been confirmed for the fifth edition of the European Para Youth Games, set to take place in Pajulahti, Finland, between 25 and 30 June 2019. Athletics, boccia, goalball, judo, swimming, table tennis and wheelchair basketball make up the programme. Showdown, which is sport for vision impaired athletes similar to table tennis, will also be contested as a demonstration sport.