Next generation of Para sport fans to be shown ‘I’m Possible’

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) plans to show the next generation of Para sport fans that impossible is just a word through a pioneering new education project – I’m Possible. Created by the IPC’s development arm the Agitos Foundation, I’m Possible is a toolkit of...

2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships

The lights will dim and the music will cue the start of the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships on Friday (9 November) in Lomianki, Poland. Three action-packed days will feature 95 athletes from 14 countries dancing across 17 medals events. “The European Championships is...

Sandrine Hamel goes two for two at Landgraaf Para Snowboard World Cup

A day after taking home her first ever World Cup medal, Sandrine Hamel (Saint-Sauveur, QC) capped off the Landgraaf Para Snowboard Banked Slalom World Cup with another silver medal performance. The Netherlands’ Lisa Bunschoten and Renske Van Beek took home the gold and bronze...

Lomianki 2018: Helena Kasicka makes golden comeback

Before Helena Kasicka accepted her gold medal, the Slovakian went over to hug her coach in a memorable return to the spotlight at the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships on Friday (9 November) in Lomianki, Poland. Kasicka won the women’s singles freestyle 1....

Canadian Para Rowers on the Podium in Italy

Canada picked up three medals at the 2018 Para Rowing International Regatta in Gavirate, Italy this weekend.  Twenty nations were represented at this event including multiple medalists from the 2016 Paralympic Games and 2017 World Rowing Championships. 2016 Paralympic bronze medalist Andrew Todd partnered up...

Declan Farmer Plows Through Team Canada At 2018 Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup

LONDON, Ont. – Two goals from Declan Farmer helped the United States to a 4-1 win over Canada on Thursday in the second and final preliminary-round game between the long-time rivals at the 2018 Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup. It didn’t take the Americans long...

2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships will head over to Ostrava, Czech Republic

The 2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships will head over to Ostrava, Czech Republic, from 27 April – 4 May. The Championships sees the return of the top teams on competitive ice since the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. Canada, USA, South Korea, Norway, Italy,...

The IPC announces Taskforce members to assess RPC progress with reinstatement criteria

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has named five international experts as part of a Taskforce assisting the IPC Governing Board in determining whether the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) has met the reinstatement criteria and underlying verification criteria it set out in November. The taskforce will...

Paralympic medalist joins WolfPack Cross Country team

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack have had a number of athletes with impressive credentials join them in recent years, but none of them have entered the program with the backstory of  Emily Young.   Young is returning to university sports after a six year layoff as...

New International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board was elected

The new International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board was elected on Friday (8 September) at the 18th IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with Andrew Parsons succeeding Sir Philip Craven as President. Parsons, the former President of the Brazilian Paralympic Committee, was elected after...

Lomianki 2018: Belarusian beauty on final day

If there is one couple who sets the standard it is Belarus’ freshly crowned continental champions Hanna Harchakova and Roman Usmanov. Together they produced a golden performance on Sunday (11 November) at the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships in Lomianki, Poland. The final...

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