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International Judo Federation reaches 500,000 Facebook fans

By Emily Goddard

The International Judo Federation has reached the 500,000 Facebook fans milestone ©IJF/FacebookThe International Judo Federation (IJF) is celebrating after reaching the 500,000 Facebook fans milestone.

IPC to begin countdown of top 50 moments of 2014

By Paul Osborne

The IPC is set to unveil the top 50 moments of 2014 over the coming weeks ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will begin unveiling the top 50 sporting moments of this year from Wednesday (November 12), publishing one moment for each of the next 50 days through to December 31.

Powerlifter Rahman crowned IPC Athlete of the Month for October

By Emily Goddard

Siamand Rahman has been crowned IPC Athlete of the Month for October ©Getty ImagesIranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman has been crowned the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month for October following his world record-breaking performance at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games.

Paralympics New Zealand holds workshops to train future Parasport classifiers

By Paul Osborne

Paralympics New Zealand has held two half-day workshops to train vision experts to become Paralympic classifiers ©PNZParalympics New Zealand has held two half-day classifier workshops in Wellington and Auckland to give vision specialists the opportunity to become future classifiers.

Landlocked Mongolia competing in eight sports at Asian Beach Games

By Nick Butler

The Mongolian delegation pose ahead of the Asian Beach Games in Phuket ©Mongolia NOCA Mongolian delegation that will compete in eight sports is preparing to depart for Phuket for the Asian Beach Games, which are due to open on Friday (November 14). 

US women win inaugural IPC Sledge Hockey Women's International Cup

By Paul Osborne

The United States have won the inaugural IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Womens International Cup ©TwitterThe United States made history today as they become the first female team to be crowned champions of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey Women's International Cup.

Exclusive: Loroupe blames foreign coaches for increase in failed doping cases in Kenya

By Paul Osborne

Tegla Loroupe has blamed foreign coaches for the increase in failed doping cases in Kenyan athletes ©Getty ImagesFormer marathon star Tegla Loroupe has blamed foreign coaches for the surge in doping cases involving Kenyan athletes.

Ecuador Olympic Committee continues push to teach Olympism in schools

By Paul Osborne

Hundreds of principals from Ecuador took part in sport-based exercises in an effort to increase Olympic philosophy in the nation ©FacebookHundreds of principals from schools in Ecuador are set to participate in sport-specific exercise events over the next two weeks as the Ecuador Olympic Committee and Ministry of Education push the values of Olympism.

Iran lose right to host 2015 Boys' Under-19 World Volleyball Championships as FIVB get tough over ban on women

By Duncan Mackay

Iran Volleyball FederationIran has been stripped of the right to host the 2015 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Boys' Under-19 World Championships, it was revealed today. 
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