Paralympics

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

Confectionery brand Cadbury Australia has become an official partner of the Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams for Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee will open a temporary Paralympic Museum in Tokyo this August and September

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

Indian Paralympic medal-winner Deepa Malik has been elected president of the Paralympic Committee of India. Malik, who won silver in shot putt F-53 at Rio 2016, was elected unopposed

The British Paralympic Association has signed up  Nestlé Cereals UK to sponsor ParalympicsGB.

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has expanded its commercial portfolio ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games by signing up British Airways as an official airline partner

International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons believes that this summer’s Paralympics in Tokyo will be the first edition of the Games to sell out ahead of the opening ceremony.

Japanese energy company JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation has agreed a deal to become a supporting partner of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay

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 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will work with Japanese public-service broadcaster NHK to produce an official documentary film for next year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Japanese sportswear company Mizuno has agreed a deal to be the official sport shoe supplier of the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team, covering the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo

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 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.