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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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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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