Nine medals to Australia at Para-cycling Road Worlds

Australia has finished with nine medals including three gold at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland.

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Chaffey survives crash to grab gold at Rio Test Event

Australia’s Bill Chaffey has been chasing an Paralympic dream for years and today took a step closer claiming one of his toughest wins at the 2016 Rio test over the weekend.

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Alistair Donohoe defends world title at Para-cycling Road Worlds

Team Australia earned a third world title at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland on Saturday with Alistair Donohoe (VIC) claiming gold in the men's C5 road race.

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Beijing to stage 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has sent its congratulations to Beijing, China, after the city was awarded the right to stage the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Friday (31 July).

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Nine Medals for Australia

The Australian Para-table tennis team has brought home a total of nine medals from the 2015 Thailand Para Open.

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Australian Paralympic Team and Speedo aim for winning partnership in Rio

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is pleased to announce swimwear giant Speedo as the Official Team Supplier of the APC and the 2016 Australian Paralympic Swimming Team.

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Help send our Paralympians to the Games

Six of Australia’s most exciting Paralympic athletes have today been unveiled as the faces of a new fundraising campaign from the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) urging members of the public to ‘pledge their belief in the Australian Paralympic Team.

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What is classification?

Classification is a term used frequently when referring to Paralympic Sport. Classification in Paralympic sport exists to support as fair competition as possible, amongst athletes with different impairments. It forms the structure for all  Paralympic competition, by grouping athletes with similar levels of functional ability into classes for equivalent competition. The outcomes of Paralympic competition then become based on athletic performance rather than on differences that exist in athletes disabilities.

Learn more about Classification