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Eskau wins first gold at IPC Nordic Skiing Worlds

Germany, Feb 26, 2013: Sit skier Andrea Eskau won the first gold medal for Germany at the 2013 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships in Solleftea, Sweden, on Tuesday (26 February), Share on Facebook

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Bochet, Santacana and Salcher make it two

Germany, Feb 21, 2013: After winning gold in Wednesday’s downhill, France’s Marie Bochet, Spain’s Jon Santacana and Austria’s Markus Salcher all struck gold again on the second day of the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, Spain, this time with victories in the super-G. Bochet, who is just 19

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Japan’s Kubo voted IPC Athlete of the Month

Germany, Feb 16, 2013: After winning all three of the biathlon sitting events at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup last month in Cable, Wisconsin, USA, Kozo Kubo of Japan was voted by the public as the IPC’s Athlete of the Month for January. Kubo finished first in the IPC Nordic Skiing

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IPC President Congratulate Vergeer on historic career

Germany, Feb 12, 2013: Following wheelchair tennis player Esther Vergeer’s retirement announcement on Tuesday (12 February), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven would like to extend his congratulations to the Dutch star on her tremendous career and for transforming the sport of wheelchair tennis. For more than a decade, Vergeer

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Polish Ice Sledge Hockey player suspended

Germany, Feb 01, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Polish Ice Sledge Hockey player Piotr Truszkowski has been suspended for one year for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation. Truszkowski returned an adverse analytical finding for Carboxy-THC (Cannabis) in a urine sample provided on 17 November 2012 following Poland’s match

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IPC Shooting adopts new rule changes

Germany, Feb 01, 2013: IPC Shooting, the International Federation for the sport of shooting for athletes with an impairment, has introduced a number of new rule changes for 2013 which will make the climax of competitions more exciting and dramatic for spectators and ensure athletes in some events need to be even

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Montreal to stage Swimming Championships

Germany, Jan 24, 2013: Montreal, Canada will stage the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships this August, the International Paralympic Committee has announced. The event will be the first major gathering of international athletes since the London 2012 Paralympic Games and is expected to attract around 650 of the world’s best swimmers from

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IPC launches event websites for Ice Sledge Hockey

Germany, Jan 16, 2013: With just three months to go until the 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey A Pool World Championships and two months until the B Pool World Championships, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) launched the official event websites for both Championships on Wednesday (16 January) at www.icesledgehockeyworlds.org and www.icesledgehockyworldspoolb.org, respectively.

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Doha will stage IPC Athletics Championships

Germany, Jan 15, 2013: Doha, Qatar, will stage the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships, the International Paralympic Committee has announced. The event will be the last major gathering of top international athletes before the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and is expected to attract around 1,300 of the world’s best athletes from 90

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IPC Nordic skiing World Championsh​ips 2013

Germany, Jan 14, 2013: The media accreditation process is now open for the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, Spain and the 2013 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships in Solleftea, Sweden. Media interested in covering these championships can now apply for accreditation via www.ipcalpineskiingworlds.org and www.ipcnordicskiingworlds.org respectively. The alpine