Pyeongchang 2018

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.

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.

Celebrations held to mark four years to go until Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics

By Nick Butler

Celebrations were held to mark four years to go until the Sochi 2014 Paralympics ©Pyeongchang 2018March 10 - A commemoration event has been held in Sochi to mark exactly four years to go until the opening of the next Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

IPC puts brakes on sliding sports inclusion in Pyeongchang 2018

By Gary Anderson

February 8 - The IPC has ruled out the possibility of skeleton and bobsleigh being included on the Paralympic programme for Pyeongchang 2018 ©Getty Images Bobsleigh's hope of being included on the programme for Pyeongchang 2018 have been dashed after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) confirmed new sports will not be considered.

FIBT begin drive for Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics

By Nick Butler

There are hopes that bobsleigh and skeleton events could feature on the Winter Paralympic programme by Pyeongchang 2018 ©Getty ImagesFebruary 2 - Athletes with a physical disability who "like the idea of hurtling down a bobsleigh track" are being sought by the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) as the campaign to feature at Pyeongchang 2018 gathers pace.

Pyeongchang 2018 to undertake IPC Acadamy Excellence Programme

By Paul Osborne

The Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee is to be the third recipient of the IPC Academy Excellence ProgrammeNovember 4 - Pyeongchang 2018 will be the third recipient of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Academy Excellence Programme after an agreement was signed today.

Pyeonchang 2018 unveils official Paralympic emblem

By Paul Osborne

The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games EmblemOctober 29 - Pyeongchang 2018 today unveiled its official emblem for the Winter Paralympics during a ceremony that took place at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul.

IPC meet with Pyeongchang 2018 for first Project Review

By James Crook

PyeongChang 2018March 2 - A team from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have met with Pyeongchang 2018 to conduct the first Project Review for the Winter Games.

British company to design first generation of Paralympic skeleton sleds

By Tom Degun in Sochi

Bromley ParalympicsOctober 31 - Yorkshire-based company Bromley Technologies Ltd has won a contract with the International Skeleton and Bobsleigh Federation (ISBF) to design and manufacture the sport's first generation of elite Paralympic skeleton sleds that could make their debut at Pyeongchang 2018.
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