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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...

Russian Paralympic Team Preparing for 2018 Olympics Despite Suspension

Russia’s Paralympic team is preparing for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang despite the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee’s membership in the...

Blauwet Receives IPC’s International Women’s Day Recognition Award

Dr. Cheri Blauwet has been awarded the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) International Women's Day Recognition award. The 36-year-old triple Paralympian and seven-time medalist in wheelchair...

Syrian Refugee Al-Hussein Wins Zaharias Courage Award from U.S. Sports Academy

Paralympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been presented the 2016 Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award from the United States Sports Academy...

Gosselin Named New US Ice Sledge Hockey Head Coach

Guy Gosselin has been named head coach of the United States national ice sledge hockey team that will compete in the 2017 World Para...

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