International Paralympic Committee launches new PARA SPORT programme to grow awareness and participation in Para sport

• PARA SPORT’s narrative, “It Starts With Sport”, shows the value of sport through three core elements: awareness, community and freedom • Para swimmer Alice Tai narrates launch film • Accessible and multi-sensory brand identity with unique visual and sonic Read More

New members of IPC Athletes‘ Council elected at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the two newly elected members of the IPC Athletes‘ Council who will serve for the next four years until the Milano Cortina 2026 Paralympic Winter Games. The two elected council members are: -Birgit Read More

Record number of female Para athletes set for Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

A total of 564 Para athletes, including more women than ever before, are set to compete at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games which open on Friday 4 March. A total of 564 Para athletes, including more women than ever before, Read More

IPC to decline athlete entries from RPC and NPC Belarus for Beijing 2022

· Multiple NPCs, teams and athletes now threatening not to compete, jeopardising the viability of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games· Multiple NPCs, teams and athletes now threatening not to compete, jeopardising the viability of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Read More

IPC releases details of anti-doping programme for Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

Ahead of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, in its official report the Independent Observer Team has praised the work of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Anti-Doping team at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which took place in August and Read More

IPC calls for peace ahead of Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in condemning Russia’s breach of the Olympic Truce ahead of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. The Olympic Truce was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 2 Read More

IPC unveils shortlist for 2022 International Women’s Day awards

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has released the shortlist for the 2022 International Women’s Day Recognition, with winners to be announced on 8 March’s global celebration of women and gender equality. Three outstanding female candidates each respectively make up the Read More

IPC introduces PLY post-nominal titles to recognise Paralympians

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced its PLY post-nominal initiative to recognise the Paralympians’ contribution to the Movement through their hard work, commitment to and promotion of the Paralympic values.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced its PLY post-nominal Read More

IPC appoint Kristina Molloy as Chief Membership and Impact Officer

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has appointed Canadian Kristina Molloy to the newly created role of Chief Membership and Impact Officer. Molloy joins the IPC on 1 April 2022 having held various leadership roles promoting accessibility and disability inclusion within Read More