Welsh cyclist Mark Colbourne and swimmer Nyree Kindred have both taken silver on the opening day of the Paralympic Games.Read the full story ›
Cyclist Mark Colbourne is among the Welsh athletes aiming high on the opening day of the London 2012 Paralympics.Read the full story ›
Bridgend javelin and discus-thrower Nathan Stephens is gearing up for his third Paralympic Games - and his third attempt at gold.Read the full story ›
Chris Holmes, the Paralympics Director for London 2012 and winner of nine Paralympic gold medals in swimming, explains the significance of the Agitos - the Paralympic symbol of movement.
A giant Paralympics symbol has been erected outside Cardiff City Hall ahead of the 2012 Paralympic Games.
The Agitos - the Paralympic symbol of movement - is the first of five sets to launch in the UK and the biggest that have been installed to date.
They replace the giant Olympic rings that featured ahead of the Games.
With the London Olympics now over all eyes turn to the Paralympics in thirteen days time. Wales is hosting a number of pre-games training camps and today the Australian athletics squad got together in Cardiff.
And despite many having seen games all over the world they've been hugely impressed by the facilites and welcome here.
A number of national teams have decided to use locations across Wales as their training base before the Paralympic Games start.Read the full story ›
It's been announced that one of four Paralympic flames will be lit at the summit of Snowdon.
In May, the Olympic torch was carried to the peak by mountaineer, Sir Chris Bonnington.
The Paralympic flame will begin its journey on August 22nd, before travelling to Cardiff, and then on to the Olympic Stadium.
Welsh cyclist Rachel Morris may now miss the upcoming London Paralympic Games. She was injured when her hand-cycle was hit by a car while taking part in a time trial. The 33-year-old from Milford Haven suffered whiplash and shoulder injuries in the incident last week.
“This has totally screwed me up,” she said. “I feel like everything I’ve worked for has been taken away. I can’t imagine not being there, but I know how long it has taken me to recover from this type of injury before, and it was longer than I now have before the Games.”
Rachel was named in the Team GB Paralympic cycling squad in June, but is now a real doubt for the Games next month. She's been to see the British team doctor in Manchester for an assessment, and started the process of getting her bike replaced, after a wheel was destroyed in the crash.
Paralympian Sam Bowen, one of five Welsh athletes chosen for the sitting volleyball teams for London 2012, says the sport saved her life.Read the full story ›