Paralympics

Canadian Paralympic Committee lead tributes after death of former President and Chef de Mission

By Nick Butler

Henry Wohler, one of the longest-standing ambassadors for Paralympic sport in Canada, has died ©CPCTributes have been paid following the death of Henry Wohler, a longstanding leader in the Canadian Para-Alpine skiing community who was the country's Chef de Mission at the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Paralympics.

Rwanda aims to send its largest ever team to Rio 2016 Paralympics

By Emily Goddard

Rwanda wants to send its largest ever Paralympic team to Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesRwanda has revealed it is aiming to send its largest ever Paralympic team to Rio 2016. 

Davies leads nominations for IPC Athlete of the Month after breaking two world records

By Daniel Etchells

Aled Davies, pictured last year, leads the nominations after breaking two world records ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Aled Davies is one of six athletes shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month poll for February after breaking shot put and discus world records at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.

Pyeongchang 2018 completes Accessibility Manual to "accelerate" Winter Games preparations

By Daniel Etchells

Pyeongchang 2018 has completed its 'Accessibility Manual' for venues and services ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 has today confirmed the completion of its signature Accessibility Manual for venues and services, aimed at helping towards the staging of a successful Paralympic Games.

Fasken Martineau announced as legal partner of Canadian Paralympic Committee

By Michael Pavitt

The Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced a corporate partnership with Fasken Martineau ©CPCA partnership has been announced between the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, in a deal which will see them act as the organisation's official legal partner until 2018.

Canada names squad for IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama

By Daniel Etchells

Mac Marcoux will lead the Canadian challenge in Panorama ©Getty ImagesAlpine Canada has confirmed the names of the dozen athletes who will represent them on home soil at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama.

National Paralympic Committee of Nicaragua elects new President

By Daniel Etchells

The National Paralympic Committee of Nicaragua has elected David Isaac Lopez Sevilla as its new President ©NPC of NicaraguaThe National Paralympic Committee of Nicaragua has elected David Isaac Lopez Sevilla as its new President to succeed Juan Francisco Balladares Petting, who has taken up the position of treasurer.

Bourseaux bounces back from injury lay-off to win at ITU World Para-triathlon opener

By Daniel Etchells

Yannick Bourseaux comfortably won the men's PT4 race on his return from injury ©Getty ImagesFrance's Yannick Bourseaux marked his return from an Achilles tendon injury by winning the men's PT4 race at the season-opening International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-triathlon event in East London, South Africa.

Wheelchair ultimate and squash among sports being considered for IWAS recognition

By Duncan Mackay

Wheelchair frisbee could one day feature in the Paralympics if it is recognised by the IWAS ©YouTubeWheelchair ultimate and squash could be among new disciplines recognised by the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS), it has been revealed.
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