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Swansea 2014 Championship mark and website

Germany, August 21, 2013: A leading figure in global Paralympic sport was in Swansea on Wednesday (21 August) to unveil the unique Championship Mark that will be used to promote the Swansea 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships. The new Championship branding was revealed at an event held in the host city of

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IPC Swimming World Champs come to a close

Montreal – Canada, August 19, 2013: The 2013 IPC Swimming Championships have closed with 43 new world records set and 172 gold medals awarded. After a thrilling final night in the pool at the Parc Jean Drapeau, Montreal, Canada, Ukraine finish top of the medals table, Russia second and Great Britain third.

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Torino to host IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Paralympic

Germany, Aug 14, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Wednesday (14 August) that Torino, Italy will host the 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament from 20-26 October. The tournament will be the sport’s largest and most significant event prior to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games,

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IPC and WADA join forces to promote clean sport

Germany, August 6, 2013: As the buildup to the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships continues, the IPC, WADA, and some of the world’s leading swimmers have announced they will host a day dedicated to promoting clean sport. Say NO! to Doping Day, which takes place on day two of the Championships (Tuesday

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Four powerlifters suspended after anti-doping rule violations

Germany, July 31, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that four power lifters – Nigeria’s Ivory Nwokorie, Iraq’s Huda Ali and two Moldovan athletes Stefan Rosca and Verginiu Arapu – have committed anti-doping rule violations. Each athlete has been suspended for two years and fined EUR 1,500. All results obtained

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Marathon World Cup to continue in London

Germany, July 29, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and The London Marathon Ltd are pleased to announce a four-year contract extension for the IPC Marathon World Cup. The move will see the world’s best marathon para-athletes continue to compete in the Virgin Money London Marathon until at least 2017, following a

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Italy and Norway to receive sledges via Ottobock

Germany, July 23, 2013: The Italian Ice Sport Federation and Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation have become the first two organisations to become a part of IPC Ice Sledge Hockey’s Ottobock Equipment Loaner Programme. IPC Ice Sledge Hockey has a two-year partnership with Worldwide Paralympic Partner Ottobock to develop the sport of ice

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Impressive roster of World/Paralympic champions

Germany, July 16, 2013: The sixth IPC Athletics World Championships gets underway on Friday 19 July with over 1,100 athletes from 98 countries converging at the Stadium of Parilly in Lyon, France. Many of the global stars from the 2012 Paralympic Games will be lining-up in Lyon hoping to add a World

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Polish shooter suspended after Anti-Doping Rule Violation

Germany, July 15, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Polish shooter Slawomir Okoniewski has been suspended for three months for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation. Okoniewski returned an adverse analytical finding for Hydrochlorothiazide and Chlorothiazide in a urine sample provided on 19 April 2013 after competing at an IPC

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Media accreditation for IPC Swimming Championships

Germany, July 05, 2013: The media accreditation process is now open for the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada, featuring the majority of medal winners from London as they start their preparations for the next Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016. Media interested in covering these championships can now apply