Russian Paralympic chiefs resign in order to reinstate group

Paralympics Mar 31, 2021

Russian Paralympic chiefs resign in order to reinstate group

The president of Russia's Paralympic Committee, Vladimir Lukin, and other senior officials resigned Tuesday in line with requirements mandated by the international paralympic body stemming from a doping scandal. The International Paralympic Committee in 2016 suspended Russia following allegations the country had instituted a systemic ...

IPC confirms 'period of stay guidelines' for Tokyo Paralympics

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. Under the period of stay guidelines approved by the IPC ...

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. The Refugee Paralympic Team will ...

High hopes for Paralympics with year to go

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. Tokyo, which last hosted the games in 1964, will be the first city to host the Summer Paralympics twice. Japan ...