Disability and sport

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England off to flyer against Australia in Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup
England made a perfect start in the Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup with a 38-8 victory against the Australia Wheelaroos at the Copper Box Arena

Aaron Bower

03, Nov, 2022 @10:05 PM

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James McQuillan’s incredible rise from wheelchair rugby novice to playing for Australia
Less than year ago McQuillan had never played the sport – now he’s wearing the green and gold at the world championships

Emma Kemp

12, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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The catwalk with a difference: adaptive fashion comes to Azerbaijan
An enterprising student and a designer want to make attractive clothes that disabled people can wear – and model too

Words and pictures by Ismayil Fataliyev in Baku

15, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Once the Games spotlight fades it’s easy for elite athletes to feel lost | Jaryd Clifford
Since the Tokyo Paralympics, I’ve felt pretty broken and always searching for the moment that helps me turn the page

Jaryd Clifford

23, Aug, 2022 @2:59 AM

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Celebrate the Commonwealth Games and the Lionesses. Then fight for real diversity | Anne Wafula Strike
I became an elite para-athlete, but too often minorities still find the odds are against them, says Anne Wafula Strike

Anne Wafula Strike

05, Aug, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Paralympian Jonnie Peacock asks to be removed from Penny Mordaunt campaign video
English sprinter Jonnie Peacock edited out of promotional content, along with footage of Oscar Pistorius, after complaint

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

11, Jul, 2022 @8:56 AM

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Alfie Hewett loses to Kunieda in men’s wheelchair singles final at Wimbledon
Britain’s Alfie Hewett was beaten 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (10-5) by Shingo Kunieda, who has now completed the career grand slam of all four majors

Simon Cambers at Wimbledon

10, Jul, 2022 @4:31 PM

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Alfie Hewett shines on big stage to beat Gustavo Fernández and reach final
Britain’s Alfie Hewett reached the men’s wheelchair final after a 2-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5 victory over Gustavo Fernández on No 1 Court

Paul MacInnes and Simon Cambers at Wimbledon

08, Jul, 2022 @4:37 PM

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Para-powerlifter Hani Watson: ‘There are people who don’t want to be your inspiration, but why not?’ | Emma Kemp
The Commonwealth Games-bound Australian on disability in sport, her late father and excitement ahead of Birmingham

Emma Kemp

15, Jun, 2022 @2:17 AM

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Australian cricketer enters record books with 309 off 140 balls
Australian Blind Cricket Team opener Steffan Nero has smashed a longstanding world record with an astonishing unbeaten 309 off 140 balls

Mike Hytner

15, Jun, 2022 @2:16 AM

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Disability football cup final weekend to showcase sport and break barriers
Six finals will be played at St George’s Park, with Sam Smith’s Northern Thunder taking part in the Powerchair version

Paul MacInnes

11, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Activity levels among disabled people have failed to return to pre-Covid levels
Disability and Activity Survey finds 42% have essentially been ‘inactive’ over the past year

Paul MacInnes

07, Jun, 2022 @11:00 PM

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