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Competition schedule released as 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships reaches six months to go milestone

January 13, 2015

IPC Swimming released the provisional competition schedule for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships on Tuesday (13 January), to celebrate six months to go until 650 of th...

Vote now for the Allianz Athlete of the Month - December 2014

January 13, 2015

Six para-athletes have been shortlisted for the Allianz Athlete of the Month poll for December 2014 and the public are now invited to vote for their winner via www.paralympic....

American riders collect seven podiums at Aspen para-snowboard World Cup

January 13, 2015

Team USA kicked off the first day of competition on home snow at the IPC Alpine Skiing Para-Snowboard World Cup in Aspen on Monday (12 January), sealing seven podiums across m...

U.S. Paralympics names team for IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

January 09, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, today announced its roster of nine U.S. athletes who will represent Team USA at...

Debut of snowboard-cross head-to-head to take place at Aspen World Cup

January 09, 2015

The debut of the new head-to-head format for snowboard-cross will attract all six Paralympic medallists to the slopes of Aspen, USA, for the IPC Alpine Skiing Para-Snowboard W...

Conferences & Conventions -- WADA Pharmaceutical Convention to Tokyo

January 08, 2015

Doping remains a serious concern in the sporting world. (Getty Images) (ATR) The second International Conference on the Pharmaceutical Industry & the Fight Against Doping wil...

IPC President looks ahead to 2015 - "possibly the busiest year yet!"

January 02, 2015

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has described 2015 as "possibly the busiest year yet" for the Paralympic Movement. In his annual New Y...

WTF To Host First Ever Para-Taekwondo World Ranking Competition in 2015

December 18, 2014

WTF takes significant step forward in development of para-taekwondo The World Taekwondo Federation today announced that for the first time ever para-taekwondo world rank...

Americas NPCs take part in workshops on classification and coaching

December 18, 2014

Nearly 75 participants from 17 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of the Americas region took part in coaching and classification workshops over the weekend (12-14 December...

International Paralympic Committee joins WOA's #TargetEbola campaign

December 18, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has pledged its support to #TargetEbola – an online and social media campaign led by the World Olympians Association (WOA) that is...

IPC "extremely encouraged" by Tokyo 2020 progress so far

December 16, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has said it is "extremely encouraged" following the conclusion of its first Project Review with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralym...

First Project Review Opens for Tokyo Paralympics

December 15, 2014

IPC CEO Xavier Gonzalez (ATR) (ATR) The first IPC Project Review for 2020 Tokyo Paralympic opened in Tokyo today. Tokyo 2020 will explain their vision outline that was ann...