Paralympic Games

Toshiaki Endo, a vice-president of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee, has said it is still too early to discuss whether to go ahead with the postponed games

Thomas Bach has confirmed that the Tokyo Summer Olympics will be cancelled if they cannot be held in 2021

Alexis Vapaille, broadcasting rights manager at the International Paralympic Committee, has left his role after working for eight years at the Bonn-based world governing body

The Italian Parliament has signed into law the decree that will govern the organisation of the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the ATP Finals men’s tennis event, with Sports Minister Vincenzo S…

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori has said 2021 is the only option to stage the rescheduled summer Olympic Games, adding that they would be “scrapped” if they cannot take place next year.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has admitted it faces a cash flow problem in the wake of the postponement of the 2020 summer Paralympic Games, but has maintained it won’t turn to the International O…

World Athletics and the local organising committee of the 2021 World Athletics Championships, Oregon21, have said they are open to rescheduling their event to accommodate any possible postponement of the…

UK-based civil engineering company Sir Robert McAlpine has agreed a deal to sponsor the ParalympicsGB governing body ahead of this year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

LA28, organising committee of the 2028 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles, has appointed Ann Rodriguez as its chief strategy officer

Indonesia’s President, Joko Widodo, is reportedly seeking to reposition the country’s bid for the 2032 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games around its proposed new capital city, with Japanese conglomerate Sof…

A majority of athletes believe they should have the right to build and sell their brands at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to a new survey

Electronics company Samsung has signed as a top-tier Gold Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the ‘Wireless Communications Equipment’ category.

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committe (USOPC) has signed global pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly as a sponsor the US Olympic and Paralympic teams in a deal also involves its broadcast rights-holder…

SportAccord on Thursday confirmed that this year’s World Sport & Business Summit will not take place in Beijing due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China, while Tokyo 2020 has reiterated that this s…

Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have formed a new committee to drive a proposed US bid for either the 2030 or 2034 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Ukraine's Prime Minister, Oleksiy Honcharuk,…

The German Paralympic Committee (DBS) has extended its exclusive marketing partnership with the Deutsche Sport Marketing (DSM) agency

Ceremonial Paralympic torch flame lighting festivals will take place in all Japanese prefectures in August, to be followed by the Paralympic torch relay itself, Tokyo 2020 organisers said yesterday