Paralympic Archive

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IOC and IPC Extend Co-operation Agreement Until 2020

Bonn-Germany May 09, 2012: Co-operation Agreement, The 2018 and 2020 Paralympic Games will be held in the same city as the Olympic Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today (8 May) signed an extension to their current agreement which sees the IOC support the IPC and

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Michael McKillop Obliterates 1,500m World Record in Olympic Stadium

Bonn-Germany, May 08, 2012: Ireland’s Michael McKillop became the first male athlete to set a new world record in the London 2012 Olympic Stadium after taking a staggering 15 seconds off his 1,500m best time at the Visa London Disability Athletics Challenge. The 22 year old 800m and 1,500m world champion ran

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Liberian Powerlifter Sanctioned for 3 Months Following `Unique’ Anti-Doping Case

Bonn-Germany, May 07, 2012: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Liberian Powerlifter James Siaffa has been suspended for three months for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation. Siaffa returned an adverse analytical finding for Prednisone and Prednisolone in a urine sample provided on 25 February 2012 during the 2012 FAZZA International

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IPC President Receives Sport Industry Lifetime Achievement Award

Bonn-Germany, May 04, 2012: International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Sport Industry Awards at a ceremony in Central London. Previously awarded to an array of celebrated dignitaries including Sir Bobby Charlton and Bernie Ecclestone, the Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes people

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Para-Snowboard Included in Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Bonn-Germany, May 03, 2012:The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that two medal events in Para-Snowboard will be included in the Alpine Skiing programme at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. This brings to 72 the number of medal events at the Sochi 2014 Games and is the first time that Para-Snowboard

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Iranian Power lifter to miss Paralympic Games due to Anti-Doping Rule Violation

Bonn-Germany, April 30, 2012: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Iranian Power lifter Seyed Yousef Yousefi Pashaki has been suspended for two years for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation. Yousefi Pashaki returned an adverse analytical finding for Methylhexaneamine in a urine sample provided on 5 February 2012 during the Malaysia

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IPC Shooting and IPC Powerlifting Announce London 2012 Bipartite Slots

Bonn-Germany: The international governing bodies of Paralympic Powerlifting and Shooting have announced the names of 51 athletes who have been allocated bipartite slots to participate in the London 2012 Paralympics Games. International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting has confirmed that 40 athletes, two for each Powerlifting medal event at London 2012, have been

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IPC Governing Board Approves Sochi 2014 Qualification Criteria

Bonn-Germany April 25, 2012: The qualification criteria for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games will be published on Monday 28 May after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board ratified it during a two day meeting in Madrid, Spain. At the 61st IPC Governing Board meeting, which took place on Friday and

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Mestre Shortlisted for Spirit of Sport Awards

Bonn-Germany, April 24, 2012: Sylvana Mestre, Chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing Sport Technical Committee, has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2012 SportAccord Spirit of Sport Awards. The Spirit of Sport Awards 2012 will be presented during the 10th annual SportAccord Convention in Quebec, Canada on 24 May 2012.

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“Foundations for Paralympic Movement’s Recent Growth were laid in Spain in 92,” Says IPC President

Bonn-Germany, April 20, 2012: International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has credited the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games as acting as the trigger point for the exponential growth the Paralympic Movement has enjoyed in the last 20 years. Speaking at `Paralympic Evening 2012‘, an event held by the Spanish Paralympic Committee