Paralympics

New IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai will "develop Para-sport"

By Gary Anderson

Dubai will host the first ever IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDubai will host the first ever International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016, it was announced today. 

Four European powers ready to compete in first IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series

By Paul Osborne

Italy, Sweden, Germany and Czech Republic will battle for supremacy in the inaugural IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series ©Getty ImagesItaly, Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden will face-off in Langenhagen, Germany, tomorrow in an inaugural International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Series event.

First Paralympic coach inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

By Paul Osborne

Tim Frick has become the first ever coach to be indicted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame ©Wheelchair Basketball Canada/Bogetti-Smith PhotographyWheelchair basketball coach Tim Frick has become the first Paralympic coach to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Decision to move World Championship marathons from Doha to London nothing to do with heat, claims IPC

By Gary Anderson

The marathon events of next year's IPC Athletics World Championships will be held in London ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics has announced that London will stage the marathon events of next year's World Championships - but have denied it has anything to with the hot temperatures in Doha, who will host the other events. 

Samsung extends partnership with IPC through to Tokyo 2020

By Paul Osborne

Samsung has extended its partnership with the IPC through to beyond Tokyo 2022 ©Getty ImagesSamsung Electronics has announced a partnership extension with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) which will run through to Tokyo 2020. 

Nottingham set to host inaugural World Deaf Tennis Championships in 2015

By Paul Osborne

Nottingham is set to host the inaugural World Deaf Tennis Champiopnships in 2015 ©Tennis FoundationNottingham is set to host the first ever World Deaf Tennis Championships in 2015, it was announced today.

Östersund announced as host for 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Gary Anderson

Sweden will be the host nation for the 2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool ©Getty ImagesÖstersund in Sweden has been announced as the host venue for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool.

Website for Doha 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships launched to mark year to event

By Daniel Etchells

The Opening Ceremony of the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha will be held on this day next year ©Getty ImagesThe website for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Doha has been launched today, exactly one year before the Opening Ceremony.

Oscar Pistorius banned by International Paralympic Committee after five-year jail sentence

By Paul Osborne

Oscar Pistorius will not be able to compete at Rio 2016 after being handed a five year sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius will not be able to compete at any major event, including Rio 2016, for five years, even if he is released before his five year sentence is complete, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has ruled.
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