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.
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.