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Russia’s Petushkov Wins IPC Athlete of the Month for January

Russian Nordic Skier Roman Petushkov has received the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Athlete of the Month award for January for consistently medalling gold in every race at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Cable/Minneapolis from 26 January to 2 February 2012. Petushkov, who turns 34 later this week on 18 February,

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Paralympic Torch Relay Places up for Grabs

Germany, Feb 10, 2012: To mark 200 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is launching a new-look website on Monday 13 February and is giving visitors to it and Paralympians the chance to take part in August’s Paralympic Torch Relay. Designed

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IPC has announced its shortlist for January’s Athlete of the Month award

Marie Bochet, The public has until 23:59 (CET) on 10 February to vote for who they think had the best performance last month on the para-sport scene. Fans can vote via the IPC’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/paralympicsporttv. The finalists for January include: – Marie Bochet (France): Bochet dominated the slopes in January,

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23 Nations Qualify for London 2012 Paralympic Games

Lausanne (SUI), Feb 01, 2012: 23 Nations Qualify, Para-Dressage riders from 23 nations have qualified to take part in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The qualification process, which began in October 2010, finished yesterday, 31 January 2012. As the top three ranked teams at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2010, Great Britain,

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Doha 2020 Builds Team Confirms Bid Logo and Slogan Launch Date

Doha-Qatar, Jan 30, 2012: Doha 2020 Builds Team, Doha 2020, the organisation bidding to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has announced further additions to its team including Fahad Juma, Deputy CEO and Technical Director; Tariq Falamazi, Legal Director; and Fatma Al-Ghanim, Marketing and Communications Director. In addition, Doha 2020 has

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Canada’s Joines to Make a Comeback after Last Season’s Injuries

IPC Press Release Dec 30, 2011: Canada’s Paralympic medallist Kimberly Joines is returning to competitive skiing after her injuries of last season, which saw her having three surgeries in as many months. In 2010 Joines tore her shoulder in a skiing accident, broke her hip after falling badly from her wheelchair and had