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Outgoing IPC President Sir Philip Awarded Paralympic Order

Outgoing International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has been awarded the Paralympic Order during a special ceremony here. The Paralympic Order is the...

Plans Made to Increase Number of Intellectual Disability Paralympic Medal Events

A general motion has been approved for a long-term plan to be presented on increasing the number of Summer and Winter Paralympic Games medal...

Up to 4,400 Athletes Expected to Compete in Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Up to 4,400 athletes are expected to compete in 537 medal events in 22 sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, according to an...

Tokyo 2020 Officials Mark Three Years Until Paralympics

A celebration event was held in Tokyo to mark exactly three-years-to-go until the 2020 Paralympic Games. The event, organised by the Organizing Committee, the Japanese...

IPC President Hopes LA 2028 will Help Paralympic Movement in U.S.

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven hopes the 2028 Paralympic Games in Los Angeles will provide a platform for his Movement to...

Double-Leg Amputee World Records to be Wiped after Rule Changes

All world and regional records held by athletes competing in the T43/F43 and T42/F42 classes will be re-set at the beginning of next year...

Wheelchair Basketball Clinic held in Malaysia Ahead of 2017 ASEAN Para Games

A wheelchair basketball introductory clinic for referees and classifiers has been held in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur as part of preparations for the 2017...

UCLA Hosting US Paralympic Track & Field Championships as IOC Visits University

U.S. Paralympics announced UCLA today as the site of this year's United States Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, an event will be the...

Durand Receives Samaranch Disabled Athlete Award from the United States Sports Academy

Cuban sprinter Omara Durand, the world’s fastest female Paralympian, has been presented the 2016 Juan Antonio Samaranch IOC Disabled Athlete Award from the United...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Reaffirm Commitment to ‘Most Inclusive Games in History’

Los Angeles 2024 vice-chair Candace Cable has taken part in Abilities Expo in a bid to raise awareness for accessibility and reaffirm the bid's...

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