Paralympics

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has published its financial report for 2018, showing that both revenues and expenditures surpassed €24m ($27m/£20.1m) for the year.

International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons revealed that a record number of 390,000 Japanese residents took part in the first Paralympic ticket lottery for Tokyo 2020, more than three…

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today (Friday) announced Dr Mike Peters as its new chief executive, replacing Xavier Gonzalez who left the organisation earlier in the year

World Sailing has signalled its intention to bid for para sailing’s inclusion at the 2028 Paralympics in Los Angeles after missing out on a spot at the 2024 Games in Paris.

Lawmakers from Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are set to carry out a study on how heatstroke can be prevented during next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games amid stifling temperatures in …

The International Paralympic Committee has detailed its strategic plan for the three-year period from 2019 to 2022, with five new priorities having been outlined

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced today (Friday) that it will launch its first official video game in a move designed to raise the profile of Paralympic sports

The International Paralympic Committee has today (Friday) appointed adam&eveDDB as its first creative agency as it seeks to grow awareness of the Paralympic Movement globally

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships over the country’s stance towards Israeli athletes, while the governing b…

The Invictus Games begins in Toronto on Saturday, with more than 500 athletes from 17 nations set to compete in front of packed stands and global TV audiences. Mark Bisson finds out why the event has proved such a success for athletes, fans and commercial partners since its launch in 2014. 

Prior to Channel 4’s coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, broadcasters had treated the Paralympics like an add-on rather than the main event. Kevin Roberts speaks to Stephen Lyle, the channel’s commissioning editor for sport.

Allianz is no newcomer to sports sponsorship with presence in some of the world’s biggest sporting landscapes.  As their Paralympic commitments come to fruition with this summer’s games in Rio, SportBusiness International looks at the relationship between the insurance giant and disability sport.

Owen Evans asks the Paralympic Movement how it is planning on using lessons learned in Sochi to break down cultural barriers in the Middle East at the inaugural IPC World Championships in Doha.

The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has said it remains committed to cost-cutting efforts as it today (Friday) revealed unchanged budgets for the events through…

The African Union has given its formal endorsement to the African Paralympic Committee for the latter's proposed African Para Games

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency has been met with widespread criticism from across the world of sport, leaving WADA facing crisis.

The full programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games has now been finalised after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today (Monday) the eight…

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended its partnership with Gracenote and is keen to expand the scope of its relationship with the US data and technology company

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered his party to consider the merits of introducing daylight saving time during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to ensure athlete safety, while the…

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has moved to restructure its senior leadership team by promoting Mike Peters and Craig Spence to the newly-created positions of chief operating officer and chief marketing and communications officer, respectively.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has given the green light to Beijing’s venue masterplan for the 2022 winter Paralympic Games.

The JTB travel agency will position a luxury cruise ship at Yokohama Port in order to provide rooms to visitors during the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The World Para Athletics division of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Dubai will host the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships.

Pyeongchang 2018 president Lee Hee-beom has stated that this year’s edition of the winter Olympic Games returned a multi-million dollar surplus.

The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced its final stadium plan for football matches, with all venues for the multi-sport showpiece having now been approved.

Calgary City Council is planning to stage a plebiscite to harness public opinion on the Canadian city’s potential bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned Tokyo 2020 that organisers of the summer Olympic Games should be prepared for intensified scrutiny of their preparations following concerns levelled by International Federations (IFs) last week.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today (Friday) said it will launch an extensive review of its governance structures for the first time since 2004, with the aim of strengthening its position as a world leading sports organisation.

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has said that the body intends to bid for the 2026 summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 summer Olympic Games.

Korean consumer electronics company Samsung has strongly denied allegations from local broadcaster SBS that it abused its position as a ‘TOP’ partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help secure the 2018 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games for Pyeongchang.

World Para Athletics has revealed details of a new competition exclusively for throw events that will debut in the Italian city of Ancona later this year.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the ongoing Paralympics in Pyeongchang has set a new ticketing record for the winter edition of the Games, adding that the sales figures demonstrate a growing global interest in Paralympic sport.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have signed a new long-term partnership that will expand on a collaboration between the two governing bodies.

Sion’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has today (Friday) received a fresh boost after its home canton of Valais voted to support the effort by approving a funding package.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that the 2024 summer Paralympic Games in Paris, France, will now take place from August 28 to September 9 in an effort to maximise exposure for the event.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has approved applications from 30 Russian athletes to compete under neutral status at the forthcoming winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today (Friday) formally invited North Korea to participate in its first winter Paralympic Games, as Russia outlined the team that it hopes will compete in Pyeongchang.