The International Paralympic Committee has suspended Russia and Belarus as members – the biggest administrative sporting sanction levied against the countries resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February.
U.S. Paralympic Cycling leaders are assisting U.S. Para Swimming after a lawsuit filed Friday left the organization reeling from allegations of negligence.
The USOPC said Friday that it placed two staff members on administrative leave and stopped the work of several contractors with U.S. Paralympics Swimming.
A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that Paralympic swimmer Robert Griswold sexually and physically assaulted a teammate with an intellectual disability.
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Mulitple accusers are seeking legal redress against two-time Paralympic gold medalist Robert Griswold as well as U.S. Paralympic Swimming for negligence.
Paralympic Champion Robert Griswold Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teammate with Intellectual Disability
Paralympian Robert Griswold has been accused of sexually assaulting at least one member of the U.S. National Team, a swimmer with intellectual impairment.
Host country Mexico won the most gold medals at the last stop of the Para Swimming World Series last weekend in Tijuana.
Canadian Paralympians Danielle Kisser and Tess Routliffe were recently featured in a music video for the band Coldplay’s song Biutyful.
Three-time Paralympic British champion and current World Record holder Hannah Russell announced her retirement from swimming on Tuesday.
Stephen Clegg was one of 39 para-swimmers named to British Swimming’s World Class Program (WCP) for 2022/2023.
Jamal Hill (pictured left) won the 50-meter breaststroke final with a time of 34.00, taking down Jacob Hansen’s 11-year-old record of 34.30.
It’s the second time that Griswold has appeared in the SafeSport database after he was first added in September of 2020, also on allegations of misconduct.
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