Andrew Parsons

IPC President Confident Paralympics Can be Held Safely

With 10 days left until the start of the Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said he is confident the event will be held safely after seeing the results from the recently concluded Olympic Games. IPC President Andrew Parsons said the Olympic Games proved that events can be held […]

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Milan-Cortina Awarded the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee has awarded Milan-Cortina, Italy, the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The decision to award the Italian bid the Games over a competing bid from Stockholm-Åre, Sweden, was made during the 134th Session of the IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland. “We can look forward to outstanding and sustainable Olympic Winter Games in […]

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Bridgestone Corporation to Become Worldwide Paralympic Partner

The International Paralympic Committee has announced that tire and rubber manufacturer Bridgestone Corporation will serve as the organization’s seventh worldwide Paralympic partner. Already a worldwide Olympic partner through 2024, Bridgestone now has global rights to promote the Paralympic movement over the same period. “We are absolutely delighted that Bridgestone will become the IPC’s seventh worldwide Paralympic […]

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