Östersund to host first para nordic skiing world championships overseen by FIS

The world’s best para nordic skiers will descend on the Östersunds Skidstadion in a historic first for skiers and organizers alike.
Östersund to host first para nordic skiing world championships overseen by FIS

Crowded field of sports vying for spot at LA28 Paralympic Games

The IPC will face a tough challenge finalizing the sports program for the 2028 Summer Paralympics after a record 33 sports submitted applications for inclusion.
Crowded field of sports vying for spot at LA28 Paralympic Games

IPC President doesn’t see inclusion of para sport events at multi-sports games leading to merge between Olympics and Paralympics

Over the last two decades para sport has found a place in the spotlight outside the Paralympic Movement at various multi-sports games around the world. IPC President Andrew Parsons sees this as a positive promotion of para sport, but not one that will lead to an eventual merge between the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
IPC President doesn’t see inclusion of para sport events at multi-sports games leading to merge between Olympics and Paralympics

Women’s para ice hockey becomes first major beneficiary of PARA SPORT initiative

A new women’s para ice hockey competition was established as part of the IPC’s PARA SPORT initiative. The grassroots-to-high performance program seeks to increase participation in para sport through raising the international profile of para sport.
Women’s para ice hockey becomes first major beneficiary of PARA SPORT initiative

IPC looks to expand global impact with launch of PARA SPORT

The goal is to bring increased visibility and opportunities for people with disabilities
IPC looks to expand global impact with launch of PARA SPORT

Russia holds alternative para sport event after being barred from Winter Paralympics

“We Are Together. Sports” an alternative winter para sports competition for Russian and Belarusian athletes was held in Russia last week. The event gave Russian and Belarus athletes the opportunity to compete after the nations were barred from competing at the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics.
Russia holds alternative para sport event after being barred from Winter Paralympics

FIS given preferred status in pursuit to take over governance of three winter para sports

It was revealed on Tuesday the IPC and FIS held discussions over the transfer of governance for three para snow sports during the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics. The IPC subsequently awarded the FIS preferred status as a potential candidate to take over governance of para alpine skiing, para cross country skiing, and para snowboard
FIS given preferred status in pursuit to take over governance of three winter para sports