Oscar Pistorius after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria yesterday. Photograph: Themba Hadebe/New York Times

South Africa’s prosecuting authority is to decide within a fortnight whether to appeal the conviction and sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar(...)

Oscar Pistorius may not be able to defend the gold medal he won for South Africa in the Men’s 400m T44 at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

The International Paralympic Committee has ruled that Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to return to competition until 2019 after he was sentence(...)

South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius could compete at any time because the committee has no regulations barring someone with a criminal record. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

The double amputee sprinter, due to be sentenced next month after being found guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, could(...)

Heather Mills is facing a fine of up to €1,000 and referral to the International Paralympic Committee’s Legal and Ethics Commission after a furious row which ended her hopes of representing Great Britain at next year’s Winter Paralympics in Sochi.

Heather Mills is facing a fine of up to €1,000 and referral to the International Paralympic Committee’s Legal and Ethics Commission after a furious ro(...)

 Bethany Firth celebrates winning gold at the Paralympic Games in London. Photograph: Ian McNicol/Inpho

Bethany Firth, a gold medal winner at the London Paralympic Games in 2012, will no longer swim for Ireland after changing her nationality in order to (...)

Oscar Pistorius’s family have denied ruours that the athlete is back training. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Oscar Pistorius is not back in training and is “still in an extremely traumatised state”, his family said today after a photograph of the ‘Blad(...)