Rebecca Meyers of the United States was invited to the Maryland State House to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by the Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan.
Summer Paralympic Sports
A total of 16 athletes - seven women and nine men - are set to represent Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in athletics, with half of the team set to make their debut at the Games.
Australia has announced further additions to its travelling contingent to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with its 12-member wheelchair rugby squad.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Wheelchair Rugby Canada (WRC) have selected 12 players to its wheelchair rugby team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, with three members of the squad set to make their debuts.
A new worldwide foundation, Para Football, has been formed to bring together the International Federations (IFs) governing the formats of football for persons with disabilities.
Australia’s team of four for the wheelchair tennis at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics has been announced, including two reigning Paralympic champions in Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson.
Grant Manzoney, Caitlin Dransfield and Wayne Phipps have all been selected to make Paralympic debuts for Australia at Tokyo 2020.
Poland claimed gold in the men's standing final at the Beach ParaVolley Slovenian Open in Ljubljana, winning 21-17, 21-9 against Italy.
The Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) has announced three webinars aimed at improving the standard of coaching in the sport.
Final line-ups have been set at the Beach ParaVolley Slovenian Open in capital Ljubljana.
Indonesia looking to badminton team to end 41-year wait for Paralympic Games gold medal at Tokyo 2020
The National Paralympic Committee of Indonesia have set a medal target of one gold for Tokyo 2020 with great expectations placed on the shoulders of their badminton team.
It was a good first day for Slovakia and Poland in the men’s standing competition and Latvia in the men’s sitting competition as the Beach ParaVolley Slovenian Open began in Ljubljana.
American sitting volleyball player Lora Webster has announced that she will compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics while pregnant with her fourth child.
The three-day Beach ParaVolley Slovenian Open begins tomorrow (July 27), with men’s and women’s sitting and men’s standing competitions being held.
Paralympics Australia has confirmed its biggest archery team since Sydney 2000 for the upcoming Paralympic Games.