Winter Paralympics

Sochi 2014 named International Paralympic Committee's top moment of the year

By Paul Osborne

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games was named the IPC's top moment of 2014 ©Getty ImagesSochi 2014 has been named as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) top moment of 2014.

Exclusive: Sliding sports "very optimistic" about 2022 Winter Paralympic inclusion prospects

By Nick Butler

Paralympic bobsleigh and skeleton events could feature at the 2022 Winter Paralympics ©HelpForHeroesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) member and two-time skeleton Olympian Adam Pengilly has vowed to work further to develop Para-sliding sports, claiming they are "very optimistic" about prospects for inclusion at the 2022 Winter Paralympics. 

Canadian Sochi 2014 Paralympians' success recognised at sports awards ceremony

By Daniel Etchells

The Canadian Paralympic Team won 16 medals at Sochi 2014 ©Charles Gordon/CPCStars of the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic team and the country's broader Paralympic Movement were celebrated at the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Sports Awards ceremony at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel in Toronto today. 

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.

Six-time Sochi 2014 gold medallist Petushkov wins Samaranch Award

By Zjan Shirinian

Roman Petushkov won six gold medals in front of his home crowd in March ©Getty ImagesSix-time Sochi 2014 gold medallist Roman Petushkov has been awarded the Juan Antonio Samaranch International Olympic Committee Disabled Athlete Award.

Samsung accessibility map expanded in Russia as part of Sochi 2014 Paralympic legacy

By Gary Anderson

The Accessibility Map for smartphones has been expanded across more than 600 towns and cities in Russia ©Sochi 2014Creators of the Samsung accessibility map mobile application have announced that the service continues to be expanded and updated across Russia in the wake of the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.

Japan's Sochi 2014 Paralympic medallists awarded unique pins

By Zjan Shirinian

Akira Kano has been awarded two gold pins in recognition of his Sochi 2014 success ©Getty ImagesJapan's Sochi 2014 Paralympic medallists have been awarded unique pin badges to celebrate their successes.

South Korea medal success vital if Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics to surpass Sochi, claims Sir Philip

By Nick Butler

Sir Philip Craven believes Pyeongchang 2018 can build upon the success of Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 has the potential to surpass the success of Sochi 2014, especially if the host nation enjoy a strong performance on the medals table, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has claimed.

IPC hail record breaking television audience of more than two billion for Sochi 2014

By Nick Butler

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games attracted a record global television audience ©AFP/Getty ImagesA record cumulative global television audience of more than two billion people watched the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today. 
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