Winter Paralympics

Pyeongchang 2018 unveil "exciting initiatives" on road to Winter Paralympics

By Nick Butler at the Lakai Sandpine Resort Hotel in Gangneung

Cho Yang-ho has outlined how seriously Pyeongchang 2018 are taking organising the Winter Paralympic Games ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 is outlining its commitment to the Winter Paralympic Games through a number of "exciting" new initiatives due to be rolled out this year, Organising Committee President Cho Yang-ho has claimed.

Kim Yuna among stars to help promote Pyeongchang 2018 "Paralympic Day"

By Daniel Etchells

Pyeongchang's first annual "Paralympic Day" was an opportunity to showcase the Winter Games which start in less than three years ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 has held its first "Paralympic Day" celebration, which it plans to host every year from now until the start of the Games.

Opening Ceremony performer and IPC President mark one year since Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics

By Nick Butler

Commemorations have taken place to mark one year since the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Honorary Board member Maria Guleghina has claimed the Winter Paralympics in Sochi had a "great impact" on attitudes towards the disabled in Russia one year on from the Opening Ceremony of the Games.

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. 
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