Record 33 sports bid for LA28 Paralympic Games inclusion

A record 33 Para sports have submitted applications to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to be considered for inclusion in the LA28 Paralympic Games sport programme. International Federations with sports on the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games programme, as well as Read More

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has transferred the governance of Para biathlon to the International Biathlon Union (IBU) as of 13 July 2022

Para biathlon will be managed by the IBU in cooperation with the International Ski Federation and Snowboard (FIS) through a joint Steering Committee. Para biathlon will be integrated into FIS’ general Para sport initiative with the IBU supporting with technical Read More

IPC transfers to FIS the governance of three Para snow sports

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the transfer of governance of the sports of Para alpine skiing, Para cross-country skiing and Para snowboard to the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) as of 13 July 2022 following approval from Read More

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