Disability and sport

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The G4D Open for the world’s best disabled golfers – a photo essay
As many of the world’s most talented golfers with disabilities returned to Woburn Golf Club to compete in the G4D Open, our photographer Tom Jenkins was there to take in the action and share some of the competitors’ stories

Tom Jenkins

21, May, 2024 @7:00 AM

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Paralympics countdown: ‘We want to positively influence lives of 1.2bn people’
With 100 days to go until the Paris Games, the IPC’s Andrew Parsons says it is vital for disability rights they are the best ever

Paul MacInnes

20, May, 2024 @7:00 AM

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British Paralympian urges Nike to introduce single trainer sales
Stef Reid has accused the sportswear brand of not meeting the inclusivity values it promotes by not selling shoes individually

Matthew Weaver

11, Apr, 2024 @5:54 PM

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Paralympic Games in Paris set to reach largest audience after broadcast deals
The Paralympic Games is expected to reach its largest audience this summer, with a record number of countries agreeing broadcast deals for Paris 2024

Paul MacInnes

28, Feb, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Jody Cundy: ‘I don’t know what the real world is like. That scares me’
At 45 the veteran Paralympian – multi-gold medallist in the pool and velodrome – is going for glory in Paris after a year of turmoil

Tanya Aldred

15, Feb, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Paris Paralympics organisers bid to eclipse London 2012 with new blueprint
Étienne Thobois, the Paris 2024 chief executive, says the Paralympics has evolved since London 2012 and that ‘society’s gone a long way, so we need to do better’

Paul MacInnes

01, Feb, 2024 @1:42 PM

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ParalympicsGB’s ‘deep concern’ over downgrading of disability minister
ParalympicsGB has written an open letter to Rishi Sunak, with chair Dave Clarke calling on the prime minister to ‘deliver on promises’

Paul MacInnes

13, Jan, 2024 @8:00 AM

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How ‘armless archer’ Matt Stutzman transformed a Paralympic sport
Inspired by Michael Jordan, the American Matt Stutzman created an entire training method and is now dreaming of an ‘armless 1-2-3’ at Paris 2024

Paul MacInnes

02, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Interrupted views, undignified facilities: challenges for disabled football fans
Clubs appear to have appetite for change but plan to close most rail ticket offices in England is the latest troubling issue

Nick Ransom

30, Oct, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Australia’s Poweroos rev up for home World Cup in ‘$30,000 football boots’ | Tracey Croke
Well placed for a trophy upset, the nation’s powerchair footballers will showcase the sport that helps them ‘forget about our challenges and break boundaries’

Tracey Croke

14, Oct, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Diede de Groot: tennis champion of everything eyes 13th straight slam
The Dutch player comes into this year’s US Open undefeated in singles since February 2021 and has her sights set on victory once again

Joseph Palmer

28, Aug, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Amputating Alice review – a surprisingly jaunty look at an extremely likable Paralympian
There are puns and dry humour aplenty in this inspiring documentary about Paralympic gold medallist Alice Tai – and her journey from elective leg surgery to the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Rebecca Nicholson

24, Aug, 2023 @10:35 PM

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