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National Paralympic Day featuring Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival

Exactly two years to the day since ParalympicsGB won its first medals at the London 2012, spectators returned to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for National Paralympic Day featuring the Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival. Visitors cheered on world-class athletes, marvelled at the sights and sounds of the Liberty Festival and took part in a variety of disability and inclusive sports. ... Read More »

Jonnie Peacock among star athletes confirmed for National Paralympic Day

Paralympic stars Jonnie Peacock, Jody Cundy, Aled Davies and Stef Reid are among the London 2012 medallists set to star in celebrations for National Paralympic Day at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday August 30.   The athletes will be at the Park across the day, signing autographs and meeting fans as part of the free family festivities for National ... Read More »

IPC European Championships: Second gold for Maria Lyle, 14

Teenage sprinter Maria Lyle claimed her second gold medal at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea. The Scot, 14, who won T35 100m gold on Wednesday, had an equally comfortable win in the 200m event in 31.05 seconds. “I’m really pleased, even though the time wasn’t as fast as I would have liked,” she told BBC Sport. There were also golds ... Read More »

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games got off to a spectacular start with a star studded Opening Ceremony that celebrated Scottish talent and culture through music, dance and humour. Highlights of the night included performances from Rod Stewart and Amy MacDonald, a beautiful rendition of Loch Lomond by violinist Nicola Benedetti, a moving piece from Scottish Ballet and the amazing volunteers ... Read More »

Greaves edges out Davies for discus gold

Dan Greaves beat Wales’s Aled Davies in the Para-sport F42/44 discus event to win England’s first athletics gold. Welsh team captain Davies, who competes in the F42 category, took an early lead in the second round with 46.83m which scored him 1,012 points. But Greaves, who is in the F44 category for athletes with less severe impairments, responded in the ... Read More »

IPC Athletics: Hannah Cockroft and Aled Davies win gold medals

Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft retained her T34 200m title in dominant style at the IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyon.  The 20-year-old, who won by almost two seconds, was one of three Great Britain medallists on the opening day. Read More »

IPC Athletics: Day-by-day guide to World Championships in Lyon

The IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyon, France, is the biggest event for the world’s best track and field athletes since last year’s sell-out Paralympics in London.  BBC Sport will have coverage across radio, television and online for the competition, which begins on Saturday 20 July Read More »

Davies Gets Bronze In Shot Put

Aled Davies is delighted to have won a bronze medal for his country. He wins this on the opening morning of athletics in the Olymic Stadium in front of an incredible home crowd. The 21-year-old clinched bronze in the F42/44 shot put with a throw of 13.78 metres just 26 points behind silver medallist Darko Kralj of Croatia, Jackie Christiansen ... Read More »