Canadians Celebrate Double Medal Day to Open World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Canadians Collin Cameron and Mark Arendz opened the 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships with a silver and bronze medal on Saturday afternoon in Prince George, B.C. Cameron, of Sudbury, Ont., captured his first World Championship medal with a silver in the men’s 12.5-kilometre biathlon...

Multiple Paralympic medallist Benoit Huot announces retirement

After more than two decades of Para swimming, Benoit Huot is announcing his retirement from the sport. “It’s time to hang up my Speedo. It was the greatest of honours to represent our country and I’m proud to have been able to fulfill all my...

PyeongChang 2018: Record books rewritten on golden Saturday

The penultimate day of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games brought the first taste of gold and a bronze that felt like another gold for host South Korea. It was also the day that the host of the next Winter Games in Beijing claimed...

IPC President meets South Korea’s acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven and Chief Executive Officer Xavier Gonzalez met with South Korea’s acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn on Tuesday (28 February) in Seoul to discuss preparations for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. With just over one year to go until...

Nations officially invited to PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) from around the world were officially invited to attend the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven at a special ceremony on Tuesday (28 February) in PyeongChang, South Korea. Up to 670 Para athletes...

Women’s sitting volleyball ends Paralympic Games with a win

Canada’s women’s sitting volleyball team defeated Rwanda 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-20) on Thursday to finish in seventh place overall at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. "It feels great.  We came into the tournament as underdogs and we wanted to play really hard in our last...

Record number of countries set to broadcast Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be covered by television, radio and online outlets in a record 154 countries between 7-18 September. It follows on from the London 2012 Paralympic Games where coverage was beamed to 115...

The IPC provisionally approves bobsleigh for the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board provisionally approved the inclusion of bobsleigh for the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games at a meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday (5 September). Bobsleigh will line-up alongside the six existing Paralympic winter sports – alpine skiing,...

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