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IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championsh​ips

Germany, April 16, 2013: Sochi 2014 host nation Russia will face defending world champions USA and the Czech Republic will challenge Canada in Thursday’s (18 April) semi-finals at the 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool in Goyang, Korea. By guaranteeing a top-four finish in Goyang, all four teams have now


Paralympic Movement shocked by tragic

Germany, April 16, 2013: The Paralympic Movement, led by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has today expressed its shock and sadness at the tragic events which occurred at yesterday’s Boston marathon. Sir Philip Craven, IPC President said: “On behalf of the Paralympic Movement I’d like to offer my deepest condolences and sympathies


IPC extends Worldwide IT Partnershi​p with Atos

Germany, April 15, 2013: Atos, an international IT services company, today announced that it has signed a contract extension with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to be its Worldwide Paralympic IT Partner through to the end of 2016. Atos began its active involvement with the Paralympic Movement in 2002 and has been


Chefs de Mission Sochi arrive for pre-Games

Germany, Mar 22, 2013: Chefs de Mission and representatives of 36 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) will be in Sochi, Russia this week to receive an update on preparations for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. The Games begin in less than one year’s time and are set to be the biggest yet


2014 IPC Athletics European Championships

Germany, Mar 21, 2013: Swansea, Wales will stage the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced, the first time the event has been held in Great Britain. Around 600 athletes from 40 countries will compete in the event which will be staged at Swansea University between 18


2014 IPC Shooting World Championships

Germany, Mar 20, 2013: Around 300 athletes from 50 countries will compete in the Championships, which will feature 14 individual and 14 team medal events. The event will be staged at the Suhl-Friedberg Shooting Centre from 17-26 July 2014 and will be the first major international Championships for athletes of all nationalities


Germany wins 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey

Nagano – Japan, Mar 16, 2013: Germany defeated Japan 3-2 for gold on Saturday (16 March) at the 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool in Nagano, Japan. Both teams, along with Great Britain, who beat Estonia 3-2 in the bronze-medal game, will now advance to the Paralympic Qualification Tournament later


Sochi 2014 IPC Paralympic Winter Games

Germany, Mar 12, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has opened the media accreditation application process for non-rights holding broadcasters interested in attending the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Interested broadcast organisations, who have not acquired the broadcasting rights to the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics, can apply via the IPC’s website at


Ottobock launch Equipment Loaner Programme

Germany, Mar 08, 2013: IPC Ice Sledge Hockey announced its two-year partnership with Worldwide Paralympic Partner Ottobock on Friday (8 March) to develop the sport of ice sledge hockey through the Equipment Loaner Programme. In total, Ottobock has provided IPC Ice Sledge Hockey with 30 sledges and sticks to distribute to National


EBU and IPC team up for Sochi 2014 Rio 2016

Germany, Feb 28, 2013: The European Broadcasting Union, operating EUROVISION, and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have formed a multiservice partnership covering the media rights on all platforms for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, the Rio 2016 Paralympic Summer Games and various other para-sport events. Under the new terms, the EBU