Paralympic Archive

0

Paralympic stars and experts headline first FEI Para-Equestrian Forum

Lausanne, March 16, 2015: Para-Equestrian sport will take centre stage this weekend (21-22 March), when experts and athletes from 22 countries will descend on Essen in Germany for the FEI’s first Para-Equestrian Forum. The two-day event will put the spotlight on Para-Equestrian Dressage, a mainstay of the Paralympic Movement since the 1996

0

Badminton, taekwondo move forward in application process

Germany, Mar 6, 2014: application process, The International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Governing Board has invited the sport of badminton and sport of taekwondo to advance to the second phase of the application process to become a part of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games programme. For Taekwondo, only the Kyorugi discipline is being considered

0

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

0

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

0

IPC announce medal event and athlete quotas

Germany, July 05, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Rio 2016 Paralympics are set to feature more female athletes than ever before, whilst the overall progam will include 23 more medals events than at London 2012, with women and athletes with high support needs the main beneficiaries. Under

0

Ban Ki-Moon praises IPC at United Nations forum

New York – USA, June 07, 2013: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon praised the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) efforts to inspire the world and change attitudes toward people with an impairment during a speech on Wednesday (5 June) at the International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development at the UN’s headquarters

0

Nicholson elected Chairperson of Athletes’ Council

Germany, May 06, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Todd Nicholson has been elected as Chairperson of the IPC Athletes’ Council for the next four years. Nicholson, 44, a five-time Paralympian and part of Canada’s 20006 Paralympic gold medal winning ice sledge hockey team takes over the role of

0

Allianz extends commitment with IPC

Germany, April 25, 2013: Werner Zedelius, Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, and Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), have signed an agreement, which extends and expands the Paralympic commitment of Allianz as an International Partner. Allianz SE has been a proud partner of the

0

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

0

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