Paralympics

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.

Double Dutch again at IPC Para-Snowboarding World Championships

By Liam Morgan

Dutch star Bibian Mentel-Spee continued her monopoly of the women's para-snowboarding events by claiming gold in the banked slalom ©Getty ImagesDutch pair Bibian Mentel-Spee and Chris Vos both claimed their second world titles of the week as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Championships at La Molina drew to an emphatic close.

Snowflake shaped medals unveiled for Panorama 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Snowflake shaped medals unveiled for the Panorama 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships ©Alpine Canada/InstagramGold, silver and bronze snowflake shaped medals have been unveiled for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships, set to get underway with the Opening Ceremony in Panorama today.
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