Australian Team for UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships

Cycling Australia is pleased to announce the Australian team that will contest the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland, 29 July – 2 August 2015.

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IPC confident of breaking Paralympic TV viewing records at Rio 2016

IPC President Sir Philip Craven speaks about his confidence for the Games to mark 500 days to go.

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Two silvers for the Australian Sailing Team at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

The Australian Sailing Team won two silver medals in the Sonar and the 2.4mR on the final day of Paralympic racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères, France on Saturday, 25 April.

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Back with a bang, Smith claims Gold in Poland

2012 London Paralympic bronze medallist Natalie Smith (Meadowbrook, QLD) has claimed the Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing title, at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup in Szczecin, Poland, yesterday.

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Australian Sailing Team starts Paralympic selection season at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

The Australian Sailing Team will compete in full force at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, which gets underway in France on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 (22-26 April 2016).

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A golden glow for the Aussies in Berlin

The Aussies have left Berlin with a golden glow after the final night of racing taking home a staggering 26 medals with 11 gold, eight world records, 28 personal best swims and 55 season best performances.

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Paralympic History Wikipedia Workshop - Melbourne 2 and 3 May 2015

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and Australian Wikipedians are holding a meet-up at the National Tennis Centre, Melbourne Park on the 2nd and 3rd May 2015.

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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