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Six new sports and three disciplines apply for Tokyo 2020 inclusion

Germany, Jan 22, 2014: In November 2013, the IPC announced that recognized International Federations (IF) of summer sports not yet on the Paralympic programme had until 17 January 2014 to express an interest in being part of the Tokyo 2020 Games. Furthermore, IFs already on the Paralympic programme could also suggest additional

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Nadiia and Ivan Sivak win Athlete of the month

Germany, Jan 21, 2014: Double world title winners from the 2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships, Nadiia and Ivan Sivak, have been voted as IPC Athlete of the Month for December with 48 per cent of the public vote. The Ukrainian husband and wife team picked up two golds in the

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NHK secure Paralympic rights in Japan

Germany, Jan 9, 2014: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has awarded the exclusive host broadcast rights in Japan for the Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to Japan’s only public broadcaster NHK. Under the terms of the agreement NHK, who have a long history of screening the Paralympic Games in Japan

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BP to become an international partner of the IPC

Germany, Dec 12, 2013: BP has taken a major step in supporting Paralympic sport throughout the world by becoming an International Partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) until the end of 2016. Having supported the London 2012 Paralympics, as well as various National Paralympic Committees and athletes competing at the Games,

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DB Schenker has extended its agreement

Bonn – Germany, Nov 18, 2013: DB Schenker has extended its agreement to provide the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), headquartered in Bonn, Germany with logistics, freight forwarding and customs clearance services for the four year period across Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as well as other key IPC events. The

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The IPC start Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Sports

Germany, Nov 6, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Monday, 21 October 2013 started a 12 month long exercise that will eventually determine which sports are included in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Currently there are 22 sports on the summer Games programme – athletics, archery, boccia, canoe, cycling, equestrian, football

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Jose Luis Campo electes as President

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 19, 2013: Argentinian Jose Luis Campo has been elected as President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) for the third time. At the 12th APC General Assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Campo, an IPC Governing Member, was elected by 14 votes to 3 ahead of Colombian Octavio Londoño,

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Parsons to serve Co-ordination Commission

Germany, Oct 16, 2013: IPC Governing Board member and President of the Brazilian Paralympic Committee, Andrew Parsons, has been appointed to serve on the IOC Co-ordination Commission for Tokyo 2020, the IOC announced on Wednesday (16 October). The IOC Co-ordination Commission serves as a link between athletes, National Olympic and Paralympic Committees,

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Agitos Foundation announces benefactors

Germany, Oct 02, 2013: More than 30 projects from around the world are set to receive over 630,000 Euros of funding through the Agitos Foundation, the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), to help boost para-sport participation. The money, which has been made available through the first ever `Grant Support

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IPC Classification Research/Development Centre

Germany, Sept 20, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Thursday (19 September) officially signed the contract at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia for the second of three leading IPC Classification Research and Development Centres. Three centres are being opened around the world to spearhead the co-ordination of the classification