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.

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.

IPC looks to expand global impact with launch of PARA SPORT

The goal is to bring increased visibility and opportunities for people with disabilities

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.

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

Future Olympic sport? Teqball continues their upward trajectory with a firm focus on the future

In the span of just a few years, Teqball has gone from an infant sport to a rapidly growing member of GAISF. Fresh off the 2021 World Championships, the young sport remains focused on the future and hopes of Olympic inclusion.

Stellar line-up of world class speakers set for 2021 Inclusion Summit

FITEQ President: I want Teqball to be Judged by its Level of Inclusivity -- ATR Extra

Gábor Borsányi describes the development of para teqball and its importance to the International Teqball Federation

The IPC and UN Alliance of Civilisations to join forces

Gurjar, Chardhary lead Indian contingent in Fazza-Dubai 2021 Para Athletics GP

IPC and Loughborough University partner on GBP 1million+ Para Sport Against Stigma project

IDB and Agitos Foundation extend project to strengthen Para sport and social inclusion

Record Ticket Sales for Parapan American Games

(ATR) Lima 2019 breaks the previous mark with plenty of competition still to come at the Games.

First Gold Partner for SportAccord 2020 -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: Discount pricing for SportsPro OTT Summit; program details for Soccerex Europe, VISTA 2019

IPC: Agitos Foundation launches 2019 Grant Support Programme

Inaugural LA Sports Summit Announced -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: Places limited for ISCC seminar in London; keynote speakers for the IPC’s VISTA 2019 conference are confirmed

Inaugural Regional SportAccord Open for Business -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: Esports Business Summit registration opens; Former IOC member to speak at SportsPro Live 

Former IOC Member to Speak at SportsPro Live -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: International Federations Summit this month; HealthAccord program for SportAccord 2019

Registration open for VISTA 2019 Conference in Amsterdam

Big Week for Paralympics, Panam Sports in Lima -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: FIFA Council meets March 16; PanAm Sports leaders head to Lima.

The Paralympics Return in PyeongChang -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: IAAF Council meets March 5-6.

ABLEnow and NWBA Partner to Help Athletes with Disabilities Achieve Their Financial Goals

IPC-APC delegation highlights Lima 2019 accessibility legacy potential

International Surfing Association unveils host cities for two premier world events in 2018

2018 World Surfing Games to take place in Japan and 2018 World SUP and Paddleboard Championship heads to Brazil for first time ever.

ISA initiates application process for Para Surfing's inclusion at Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

Americas Paralympic Committee Sets Plans to Replace Campo

(ATR) Cuba's Eduardo Montenegro will be acting President of Americas Paralympic Committee until elections in 2018.

President Campo's Death a Shock to Americas Paralympic Committee

(ATR) Vice president Eduardo Montenegro is the interim president of the APC following Campo's unexpected death.

Medal Rounds Approaching at World Archery Championships -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: USRowing earns adaptive sports grant; ITTF appoints special advisor to the president.

IPC Postpones Para Swimming and Powerlifting Championships

(ATR) IPC indefinitely postpones Mexico 2017 Para Sport Festival due to devastating earthquake in Mexico City.

Dow Named Official Carbon Partner of IOC -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Sportissimo partners with IPC Athletics; San Francisco Travel signs on with Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018

Paralympic Movement 'Must Leave Nobody Behind' -- ATRadio

(ATR) IPC presidential candidate Patrick Jarvis says social inclusion must be a worldwide priority for the Paralympics.

IPC Approves Neutral Russian Athlete Qualification

(ATR) Russian Paralympians can attempt to qualify but competing under Russian flag at PyeongChang 2018 is still a question.

Paralympics 'More than Just Sport, About Social Inclusion' -- ATRadio

(ATR) IPC presidential candidate John Petersson joins ATRadio to talk about his goals for the Paralympic Movement.

Haidi Zhang - Para Sport is booming and strong IPC leadership is needed to take growth and popularity to the next level

London 2017 crowds and the success of the World Junior Para athletics show great progress, and if elected president of the International Paralympic Committee, Mme. Haidi would be committed to doing much more.

Haidi Zhang: Paralympics Must Expand Across Globe

(ATR) The Beijing 2022 president says she has the tools to expand the Paralympics as its next president.

John Petersson - IPC Presidential Candidate: A Champion for the Movement

IPC presidential candidate John Petersson tells why he should be chosen to lead the Paralympic Movement over the next four years.

Poland Welcomes World Games -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: FINA Championships in Hungary; Para Athletics in London; World Fencing Champs in Germany; Gyor hosts EYOF.

Para Athletic Championships to Honor Fallen Athlete

(ATR) Organizers of the London 2017 Para Athletics World Champs will hold a moment of silence for Abdullah Hayayei.

Andrew Parsons Promises 'IPC For All' As He Unveils Presidential Election Manifesto

Positions athlete voice at heart of his Paralympic vision

Para-Sports Could Be Part of The World Games

(ATR) The 2021 edition of The World Games could feature disabled athletes. Also: Wroclaw nearly ready for 2017 event.