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Lakeisha Patterson Selected as Baton Bearer in Queen’s Baton Relay

Australian Paralympian Lakeisha Patterson will carry the baton as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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Swimming New Zealand Hit with Drastic Funding Reduction

Swimming New Zealand was hit with a drastic funding reduction, dropping its annual budget from $1.5 million in 2014 to $900,000…

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World Para Swimming Announces Paralympic Swimming World Series

World Para Swimming has announced that a World Series competition will be introduced in 2017, offering para athletes the chance to…

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UK Paralympic Champion wins Funding Appeal

Paralympic swimmer Sascha Kindred will have his funding reinstated after an appeal.

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Russians Call Possible Paralympic Ban ‘Inhumane’

The entire Russian team could be banned from the Paralympic Games in Rio, with the International Paralympic Committee set to…

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IPC Launches Review Of Para-Swimming Classifications

Maddison Elliott is one of thousands of para-swimmers who will be affected by the formal review of the para classification system.

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Ticket prices for 2016 Paralympic Games announced, swimming among most expensive sports

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games have released ticket prices for the Paralympic sporting events, and the swimming portion ranks near the top in price ranges.

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Despite Injury Cole Keeps Her Eyes On Lofty Goals

Despite double shoulder reconstructive surgery Paralympic champion Ellie Cole continues to chase some lofty goals…

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