Winter Paralympics

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.

Nominations deadline for IPC Paralympic Sports Awards just one week away

By Daniel Etchells

The 2015 Paralympic Sports Awards will recognise achievements from Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesThe deadline for nominations for the prestigious Paralympic Sport Awards, which will recognise achievements from Sochi 2014, is just one week away.

Pyeongchang 2018 urged to step up Paralympic preparations in "critical" 12 months

By Nick Butler

Pyeongchang 2018’s Kwak Young-jin pictured during the fourth IPC Project Review visit ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 organisers have been urged to "start putting plans into action" following the fourth Project Review inspection by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

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.
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