Paralympic Archive


Venezuelan Athletics Athlete Suspended after Anti-Doping Rule Violation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Venezuelan athlete Yoldani Silva Pimentel, the Parapan American Games 100m T12 gold medallist, has been suspended for two years for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation. Silva Pimentel returned an adverse analytical finding for Stanozolol Metabolites, 19-Norandrosterone and 19-Noretiocholanolone in a urine sample provided on 15


Sir Philip Craven MBE, Awarded 2012 GSD Humanitarian Award

LOS ANGELES-USA, Feb 14, 2012: The Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) is honored to announce today that Sir Philip Craven, MBE, president of the International Paralympic Committee and member of the International Olympic Committee, has been named the recipient of the 2012 GSD Humanitarian Award. As 2012’s honoree, Sir Philip will


Paralympic Torch Relay Places up for Grabs

Germany, Feb 10, 2012: To mark 200 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is launching a new-look website on Monday 13 February and is giving visitors to it and Paralympians the chance to take part in August’s Paralympic Torch Relay. Designed


IPC Athlete of the Month award and Canada’s Perrin Wants More Media Interest

IPC Press Releases Dec 01, 2011: Morgan Perrin, The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced its shortlist for November’s Athlete of the Month award. The public has until 23:59 (CET) on 6 December to vote for who they think had the best performance last month on the para-sport scene. Fans can vote on