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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Japan Times
PARALYMPICS
Aug 25, 2022
IPC President Andrew Parsons praises inclusive legacy of Tokyo Paralympics
'This is the beginning of the journey where you see Paralympic sport at the service of an inclusion agenda and not only as a sporting event, and we started that in Tokyo.'
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 7, 2022
Unwanted snowboarders making most of opportunity at Paralympics
Until the moment Cecile Hernandez of France was handed an official racing bib and a time slot Saturday, she still feared that race officials would forbid her to compete.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 3, 2022
In reversal, IPC bans Russian and Belarusian athletes from Beijing Paralympics
A 71-member Russian contingent and 12-member team from Belarus are already in Beijing for the Games, which begin on Friday.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 3, 2022
International Paralympic Committee will allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete at Beijing Games
A joint statement from the athletes of Ukraine and Global Athlete group, an international athlete-led body, said the IPC issued 'another blow' to every Ukrainian athlete and citizen.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Sep 5, 2021
Incident-free Tokyo Paralympics reach finish line
The event, staged with the host city under a state of emergency, completed 12 days of competition with no major disruptions due to the virus.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Sep 5, 2021
Paralympic chief Andrew Parsons 'emotional' over end of Tokyo Games
The International Paralympic Committee president said it was 'unbelievable' that athletes had been able to prepare for the 13-day games and pulled off impressive feats in Tokyo.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Aug 19, 2021
Paralympic head says no safe way to bring Afghan athletes to Tokyo
International Paralympic Committee chief Andrew Parsons said Thursday his organization has no means to safely bring athletes from Afghanistan to Tokyo to compete after the Taliban seized control of the country.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
May 16, 2021
IPC chief vows to deliver safe and slimmed-down Paralympics
As the 100-day countdown to the event begins, Andrew Parsons says reduced headcounts and anti-coronavirus countermeasures will ensure the safety of participants and the Japanese public.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Feb 22, 2021
Japanese athletes among those anxiously awaiting Paralympic classifications
Over 30 Japanese athletes have yet to receive their international classifications due to the ongoing pandemic and potentially could be ruled out of competing this summer.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Dec 17, 2020
IPC confirms 'period of stay guidelines' for Tokyo Paralympics
Athletes taking part in the postponed Tokyo Games have been asked to arrive at the Paralympic village no earlier than seven days before the start of their first event, the International Paralympic Committee said Wednesday.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Nov 27, 2020
Refugee team leader says 2020 Paralympics will send important message
Ileana Rodriguez hopes the team of up to six athletes will inspire refugees and asylum-seekers around the world.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Nov 19, 2020
IPC encouraged by Japan's efforts to have spectators at Tokyo Games
Japan is now planning to exempt foreign visitors traveling to the games from its 14-day quarantine requirement if they are from countries or regions with relatively few coronavirus cases.
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Oct 28, 2020
IPC to form refugee team for Tokyo Paralympics
The International Paralympic Committee said Wednesday it plans to create a team of up to six refugee athletes to take part in the Tokyo Paralympics next summer in an effort to raise awareness of the plight of internationally displaced athletes.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Feb 5, 2020
Paralympic basketball under threat as IPC instructs federation to reclassify players
Wheelchair basketball's governing body must reassess the eligibility of 50-75 players by late May or face removal of the sport from the Tokyo Games, an International Paralympic Committee official said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / New Year's Special
Jan 1, 2020
Paralympians hope to bring event out of Olympic shadow with Tokyo Games
Sprinter Shunsuke Itani is young, tall, handsome and a contender to win a medal on the track in Tokyo this summer.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Dec 11, 2019
International Paralympic Committee to make official 2020 Paralympic film with NHK
The International Paralympic Committee and Japan's public broadcaster NHK will team up to produce an official documentary film of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, the organizers said Wednesday.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Aug 25, 2019
High hopes for Paralympics with year to go
The countdown has begun for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, with Sunday marking one year until the games featuring athletes with a range of disabilities begin.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Apr 13, 2019
As countdown to 2020 Paralympics reaches 500 days, Tokyo making positive strides, IPC chief says
With 500 days to go until the 2020 Paralympic Games, International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons says Tokyo organizers have made great strides but must remain focused on the goal to ensure the event lives up to its promise.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS
Dec 31, 2018
Tokyo Paralympics aim to leave legacy of accessibility
Japan hopes to use the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics as an opportunity to become a more inclusive and accessible society, and in 2018 games organizers made some strides towards making it a reality.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 31, 2018
IPC president challenges Tokyo 2020 hosts to leave lasting legacy
With two years to go until the 2020 Paralympic Games begin in Tokyo, International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons said the largest challenges that remain are the same as for any games — promoting Paralympic sports and maximizing the legacy of the event.

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