Paralympics

Two more powerlifters fail doping tests at World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Two more powerlifters have been suspended after failing doping tests ay April's World Championships ©Getty ImagesTwo powerlifters have been suspended after failing doping tests at the World Championships in Dubai, bringing to four the number of athletes who have been outed as cheating at the competition.

Pyeongchang launches awareness programme ahead of 2018 Winter Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Seok-rae accepts the Paralympic flag at the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ©Getty Images An initiative aimed at developing and raising awareness of Paralympic winter sports in South Korea has been launched by the Organising Committee of the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Paralympic Committee of India chief denies knowledge of powerlifter's doping failure

By Paul Osborne

Sachin Choudhary could face a life ban from powerlifting according to reports in India ©Glasgow 2014The President of the Paralympic Committee of India has denied any knowledge of powerlifter Sachin Choudhary being sent home from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games due to a failed doping test.

Website launched for 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing Championships in Panorama

By Gary Anderson

The website for the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships has been launched ©Getty Images A new website has been launched for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada.

WTF submits final application for Para-taekwondo Tokyo 2020 bid

By Paul Osborne

The World Taekwondo Federation has submitted its final application for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today submitted its final application for inclusion on the programme at Tokyo 2020 to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Zanardi seeking to continue strong season at Para-cycling World Cup in Segovia

By Nick Butler

Alex Zanardi will be among those competing at the World Cup event ©Getty ImagesItaly's two-time London 2012 champion, Alex Zanardi be among 400 cyclists from 38 countries will compete in the latest leg of the Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Segovia this weekend.

London 2012 champion Formosa the big name in Australian World Equestrian Games Para-dressage squad

By Gary Anderson

Australia has named a squad of four riders for the upcoming Para-Dressage events at the World Equestrian Games ©Getty Images Paralympic champion Joann Formosa has been named on the Australian squad of four riders who are set to compete in the Para-dressage events at the World Equestrian Games that get underway in Normandy, France next month.

United States names ice sledge hockey squad for 2014-2015 season

By Gary Anderson

The United States has announced it's ice sledge hockey squad for the 2014-2015 season ©Getty Images Fresh from retaining the ice sledge hockey Paralympic title in Sochi in March, USA Hockey has named a 17-strong squad for the 2014-2015 season, which sees 11 members of the gold medal-winning team return to action.

Record year for International Paralympic Committee

By David Owen

The International Paralympic Committee has reported a record €12.79 million revenue ©IPCThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has reported a record revenue of €12.79 million (£10.1 million/$17.2 million) for 2013.
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