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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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On Location to Provide Official Hospitality at 2024–2028 Olympics and Paralympics

On Location will serve as the official hospitality provider for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris (2024), Milan Cortina, Italy (2026), and Los Angeles (2028) under a deal announced with the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and the organizing committees of each of those upcoming Games. Under the agreement, fans and stakeholders […]

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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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IOC, Proctor & Gamble Extend Partnership Through 2028

The International Olympic Committee has extended its partnership with Proctor & Gamble through 2028, establishing an Athletes for Good Fund to support athletic causes while adding global rights to the Paralympic Games for the first time. The deal continues Proctor & Gamble’s presence as an Olympic sponsor for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, […]

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Task Force Produces Guide for Safe Endurance Events

A task force launched by World Athletics in partnership with medical professionals and five other international federations has adopted a new risk assessment and mitigation tool for organizers of endurance sports. The Outbreak Prevention Taskforce, which also includes support from the International Institute for Race Medicine, received input from leaders of the International Cycling Union, […]

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Airbnb Becomes Olympic and Paralympic Partner

Airbnb has signed sponsorship agreements with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee through 2028, a move aimed at offering alternative housing options around the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The deal with the IOC includes accommodation provisions that are expected to reduce costs for Olympic Games organizers and stakeholders, minimize the need for […]

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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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