Friday, Jun 02, 2023

International Paralympic Committee

In November 2020, Shinzo Abe was awarded the Olympic Order by the IOC.

Shinzo Abe Death: Sporting World Pays Tribute To Former Japanese PM, Key Figure In Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Shinzo Abe, one of Japan's most powerful and influential figures, died after being shot during an election campaign speech.

08 July 2022

Children stand near  the 2022 Winter Paralympics mascot Shuey Rhon Rhon in Beijing.

2022 Beijing Winter Games: Ukraine’s 20 Paralympic Athletes Yet To Arrive In China

2022 Winter Olympics, which ended on February 20, drew 2,900 athletes from 91 delegations. The Winter Paralympics starts on March 4.

01 March 2022

Damaged radar arrays and other equipment is seen at Ukrainian military facility in Ukraine.

Russia Vs Ukraine War: UEFA Champions League 2021-22 Final Set To Be Moved From St Petersburg

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has made it impossible for the UEFA to stage the Champions League final in St Petersburg.

25 February 2022

Russia Paralympic Committee flag, second from left, is hung with countries' national flags.

Beijing Winter Paralympics: Russia, Belarus Expelled Amid Boycott Risk

Athletes from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete at the Beijing Winter Paralympics 2022 after IPC reversed its original decision.

04 March 2022

This is the third Russian breach of the Olympic Truce in the past 14 years.

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: IOC Urges Sports Bodies To Cancel Events In Russia, Belarus

Russia breached the Olympic Truce by invading Ukraine on Thursday, only four days after the closing ceremony of the Winter Games in Beijing.

26 February 2022

IPC President Andrew Parsons speaks during a briefing ahead of Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games.

Beijing Winter Paralympics 2022: Russians, Belarusians To Compete As 'Neutral Athletes'

The International Paralympic Committee says the two countries can 'compete under the Paralympic flag and not be included in the medal table'.

02 March 2022