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Sochi 2014 posts 5 billion ruble profit

Sochi 2014 today revealed an operational profit of 5 billion rubles (£85 million/$140 million/€102 million) following its hosting of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics...

Sweden Considering 2026 Winter Olympics Bid

With the Olympic Agenda 2020 declared fully in line with the city’s ambitions for social, financial, environmental and democratic sustainability, the Swedish capital of...

U.S. Paralympics Officials Reveal Largest-Ever Delegation for Rio 2016

U.S. Paralympics officials have named their largest-ever delegation for a Paralympic Games with 267 athletes due to represent the country in Rio de Janeiro...

IPC Launches ‘I’m Possible’ Education Project in Tokyo

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and its development arm the Agitos Foundation have launched a new education project called "I'm Possible." The project has been...

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...

World’s Strongest Paralympian Among Nominees for IPC Best Male Athlete of September Award

Iran’s powerlifting star Siamand Rahman has been named among the nominees for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Male Athlete of September award, following...

Rio Mayor’s Plan to Buy Paralympic Tickets to Distribute to Locals Ruled Out Because...

Rio 2016 officials hope to spend around $60 million of mostly public money on services for "clients and athletes" at the Paralympic Games following the lifting...

David Owen: Cold War II – a Sequel that Los Angeles, Like the Rest...

Throughout my time covering the Olympic Movement - about 15 years - we have tended to take a pretty dim view of the boycott-marred...

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...

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