March 23 - Senior SportAccord International Convention official member Arkady Rotenberg still plans to travel to Turkey next month for this year's conference, despite being placed on a sanctions list by the United States.
March 17 - Alessia Trost, the Italian high jumper who won a silver medal at the Singapore 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games, is set to feature on a special "Youth Club" conference panel at the 2014 SportAccord International Convention.
March 13 - Denmark's 2013 World StandUp Paddle (SUP) champion Casper Steinfath will give a live demonstration of the unique surfing discipline at the 2014 SportAccord International Convention in Belek/Antalya, Turkey, the International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced.
March 6 - In one month, Turkey will become the hotspot for the global sporting community as thousands of delegates gather in Belek/Antalya for the 12th edition of the SportAccord International Convention.
February 27 - Scotland's Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport has been added to the line-up of speaker's at this year's SportAccord International Convention, as preparations gather pace for Glasgow 2014.
February 17 - Speakers for the SportAccord International Convention continues to grow as Azad Rahimov, Azerbaijan's Minister of Youth and Sport and chief executive of the first-ever European Games in Baku in 2015, and Helena Alterby Nordstrom, chairman of the Ladies European Tour, become the latest names to be added.
The first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Örnsköldsvik in Sweden in 1976. The disabilities included were blindness and amputees. A total of 16 countries took part with 53 athletes. Events were held in Alpine and Nordic skiing for amputee and visually impaired athletes and a demonstration event in ice sledge racing. West Germany finished top of the overall medals. They won a total of 28 medals, including 10 gold. The event was originally known as the 1st Winter Olympic Games for the Disabled.
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