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LA28 Proposes Para Climbing for 2028 Paralympic Program

LA28 has proposed adding para climbing to the 2028 Paralympic Summer Games program, the first time an organizing committee has proposed additional sports for the Paralympic program as well as the Games program. LA28’s proposal will be reviewed and voted on during the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board meeting on June 26. In January 2023, […]

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International Paralympic Committee Unveils Strategic Plan

The International Paralympic Committee has published its new strategic plan for 2023–2026 which aims to advance the Paralympic Movement through membership engagement, transformative Paralympic Games, showcasing the impact of Para sport and more. “Due to the evolution of IPC members and the Paralympic Games, the Paralympic Movement has now reached a level of maturity whereby […]

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LA28 Paralympic Games Initial Sport Program to Feature 22 Sports

The International Paralympic Committee Governing Board has approved 22 sports for inclusion in the LA28 Paralympic Games, which will take place August 15–27, 2028. A record 33 Para sports submitted applications to the IPC to be considered for inclusion in the LA28 Paralympic Games. The IPC has granted LA28 the opportunity to explore the potential […]

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IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during the final day of Executive Board meetings. Photo by IOC/Christophe Moratal

Bach: IOC Resolute in Russian Stance Ahead of 2024

While it may seem that the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games are a far way off, the looming issue of Russian and Belarusian athlete participation may have to be resolved sooner than later with the Olympic qualification processes for some sports already underway. Russian Olympic Committee President Stanislav Pozdnyakov wrote on the Telegram messaging […]

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Nine Programs on LA28 Shortlist for Inclusion; 33 Sports Bid for LA28 Paralympic Inclusion

A report Tuesday indicated nine sports are among the finalists that could be added to the 2028 Olympic Summer Games program in Los Angeles, with a final decision potentially made at the International Olympic Committee’s General Session in Mumbai in May 2023. The nine sports, reported by CricBuzz, are breaking, baseball/softball, flag football, lacrosse, karate, […]

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Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto explains the latest details in the playbook the athletes will be asked to adhere to during the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. Photo: Tokyo 2020

IOC and Tokyo 2020 Outline New Limits on Olympic and Paralympic Participants

New rules for athletes competing at the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games will require daily testing for those expecting to compete and limit their movement largely to the competition venues and their housing. In an updated “playbook” released by Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee, organizers set to reassure an […]

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Colleen Wrenn Named Chief of Paralympic Games Delivery Officer

Colleen Wrenn, the senior director of TrackTown USA in Oregon, has been appointed chief of Paralympic Games delivery officer by the International Paralympic Committee following an extensive global recruitment process. She will begin the position May 24. Wrenn will bring more than 20 years of experience to the IPC in planning and delivery of major […]

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International Paralympic Committee Proposes Separation from 10 Sports

Sports such as athletics, ice hockey and swimming would no longer by managed by the International Paralympic Committee as part of a new proposal made at the organization’s meeting in Germany. Under the strategic plan that has been put forward after more than a year of consultation, the IPC would cease being the international federation […]

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IPC Launches New Agitos Logo

The International Paralympic Committee has launched a revamped logo as part of a wider strategy aimed at making the Paralympic brand more impactful and meaningful to a global audience. In the new look, the Agitos—the Paralympic symbol—has been redrawn and recolored. It is the first overhaul of the design since 2004. In addition, the IPC […]

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