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ChangeMakers initiative uncovers nearly 50 incredible para-sport stories from around the world in celebration of United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

March 28, 2014

The Agitos Foundation will showcase nearly 50 powerful ChangeMaker stories from Sunday (30 March) until 13 April, in a two week celebration to mark the United Nations Internat...

Pistorius Trial Postponed Until April 7

March 28, 2014

Oscar Pistorius is expected to testify on his own behalf on April 7. (Getty Images) The trial for Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Friday until April 7, when the Olympian is ...

IPC Athletics Championships Host; FINA Likes Sochi as Host

March 27, 2014

IPC Athletics Host Signing of the agreement (Qatar Olympic Committee) Doha, Qatar will host the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Athletics World Championships. T...

Doha to host IPC Athletics World Championships in 2015

March 27, 2014

The Qatar Paralympic Committee (QPC) signed an agreement to host the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha on the sideline of the Schools Olympic Program Finals o...

Pistorius Defense to Address Pivotal Elements

March 27, 2014

Defense attorney Barry Roux (L) and Oscar Pistorius at the Pretoria High Court (Getty Images) The defense team for Oscar Pistorius will address key elements of the prosecutio...

IPC President Sir Philip Craven and IPC CEO Xavier Gonzalez bestowed with high honours from Russian Federation

March 26, 2014

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin invited International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven and IPC Chief Executive Officer Xavier Gonzalez to the...

Pistorius Speaks Before Upcoming Testimony

March 26, 2014

Members of Pistorius' family watch the trial unfold in Pretoria. (Getty Images) (ATR) Oscar Pistorius broke his silence and spoke to reporters briefly at the end of Tuesday's...

IPC Shooting World Cup in Great Britain to kick off 2014 season

March 25, 2014

Reigning European and Paralympic champions, including a 29-strong Great Britain squad fresh from medal-winning performances at the 2013 IPC Shooting European Championships, wi...

IPC Athletics confirms dates and venue for 2015 World Championships

March 25, 2014

IPC Athletics has confirmed that the 2015 World Championships will take place at the 15,000 seat Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar, between 19 and 28 November 2015 follo...

Prosecution Reveals Fearful Texts From Pistorius' Girlfriend

March 25, 2014

Police downloaded 1,709 messages sent between Pistorius and Steenkamp, prior to Valentine's Day of 2013. (Getty Images) Downloaded texts from Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend reve...

Morten Vaernes, Graeme Murray and Oksana Masters win Sochi 2014 Samsung Paralympic Blogger Awards

March 24, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and its Worldwide Paralympic Partner Samsung have announced Norway's Morten Vaernes and Canada's Graeme Murray - both ice sledge h...

Pistorius Neighbor Heard "Terrified Screaming"

March 24, 2014

Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel is expected to call more than 100 witnesses throughout the duration of the Pistorius trial. (Getty Images) A neighbor of Oscar Pistorius testified...