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Paralympics

"Gender parity at the Paralympic Games is our goal" says Sir Philip Craven

June 13, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is targeting gender parity at future Paralympic Games in terms of participation and the number of medal events for each sex, accor...

Economic Efficiency And Sustainability Are The Highlights Of The 2016 Deodoro Arena

June 12, 2014

The Deodoro Arena is one of three new venues to be built at the Deodoro Sports Complex for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Like other Olympic facilities, this project w...

World Taekwondo Federation Announces Record Participation For 5TH WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships

June 09, 2014

Lausanne; 09 June 2014: The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today revealed that 121 athletes from a record 40 countries across all five IPC regions have registered to compete...

Rio 2016 announces Nielsen as official market research supplier for the Olympic and Paralympic Games

June 06, 2014

The Rio 2016 Organising Committee today (6 June) signed a partnership with Nielsen confirming the multinational company as the official market research supplier for the Olympi...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

June 08, 2014

This week's Golden Opportunities: 1. Featured Jobs - Manchester City Football Club, Prime Gymnastics Club, The Football League, Adidas Golf, Eurosport 2. Proposals -  3. ...

Municipal Olympic Company Launches Observer Program For The World Cup

June 06, 2014

The team from the Municipal Olympic Company (EOM in Portuguese), responsible for coordinating de City Hall’s projects for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, will have its ...

Commonwealth Games Federation appoints Glasgow 2014 chief Grevemberg as new CEO

June 06, 2014

The Commonwealth Games Federation today announces the appointment of David Grevemberg as the movement’s new Chief Executive. Currently the Chief Executive of the Glasgow 2014 ...

Australian Swim Team to stage in the USA ahead of Rio 2016

June 06, 2014

The Australian Swim Team will hold staging camps in the USA at Auburn University ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson...

Ottawa Welcomes Sochi Olympians and Parlympians/ Ottawa accueille les olympiens et paralympiens de Sotchi

June 05, 2014

OTTAWA – Today was the first day of the 2014 Celebration of Excellence presented by RBC, a three day series of events where the Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Team...

Agitos Foundation launches second edition of programme for National Paralympic Committees

June 05, 2014

The development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Agitos Foundation, has today (5 June) launched the second edition of a highly successful and popular p...

Establishment of New Advisory Meeting Completes Key Components of TOKYO 2020

June 05, 2014

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is pleased to announce the establishment of the TOKYO 2020 Advisory Meeting. The third Executive Board meeti...

Lord Coe Looks Forward To Chairing First Meeting Of ANOC Youth Working Group

June 05, 2014

Lausanne; 05 June 2014: The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Youth Working Group has called a three-day meeting in London between 31 August and 2 September 20...