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Paralympics - 03 May 2006
UK Sport, Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have joined forces to support the development of opportunities for people with a disability to access sport in Southern and Eastern Africa.
Paralympics - 28 Apr 2006
Bonn, Germany - The 2006 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships will be held in Busan, South Korea, from 3 to 11 May.
Paralympics - 26 Apr 2006
Bonn, Germany - The fourth VISTA Conference will be held in Bonn, Germany, home of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Headquarters, from 6 to 7 May 2006
Paralympics - 23 Mar 2006
Torino, Italy - The Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games have come to an end after 9 days of action packed competition. A total of 477 athletes from 39 countries competed in four sports - Alpine Skiing, Ice Sledge Hockey, Nordic Skiing (Biathlon and Cross Country) and Wheelchair Curling.
Paralympics - 21 Mar 2006
Sochi (Russia), 21 March 2006 – Children with disabilities from the city of Sochi met with local athletes on Sunday at the initiative of the Sochi 2014 Bid Committee to watch the broadcast of the highlights of the Torino Paralympic Games, celebrate the successes of the Russian team, and learn more about the mission of the International Paralympic Committee.
Paralympics - 21 Mar 2006
Russian Paralympic Team finishes at the top of the medal table in Turin, with 13 Gold, 13 Silver, and 7 Bronze medals.
Paralympics - 17 Mar 2006
Torino, Italy - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is currently screening worldwide coverage of all sports of the Paralympic Winter Games on the Internet television channel <A href="http://www.paralympicsport.tv/">http://www.paralympicsport.tv/</A>.
Paralympics - 16 Mar 2006
Torino, Italy - Australia, Canada, China, the European Broadacsting Union (EBU, 54 countries), the Iberoamerican Television Organization (OTI, 23 countries), Japan, Korea, South Africa and Sub-Sahara have acquired the broadcast rights to the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games. These rights holders are on site with 303 persons.
Paralympics - 15 Mar 2006
Sochi, March 14, 2006 – Following the first few days of the Observation Programme at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Torino, Sochi 2014 Bid leaders are starting to positively evaluate the longterm impact the Paralympic Games could have on people with disabilities throughout Russia.
Paralympics - 13 Mar 2006
Torino, Italy - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is this year honouring several persons for their commitment and service to the Paralympic Movement, with the 2006 Paralympic Order.
Paralympics - 10 Mar 2006
Sochi, Russia: March 9, 2006 - A team of experts and executives of Sochi 2014 will arrive in Turin on March 10 to experience the excitement of the Paralympic Games and to take part in the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Official Observer Programme.
Paralympics - 10 Mar 2006
The Visa Paralympic World Cup and NASUWT have launched an education resource to inspire young people to learn more about inclusion and disability sport.
Paralympics - 09 Mar 2006
Torino, Italy - The final session of the 43rd Meeting of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board (GB) concluded today after two days of meetings. Fred Jansen was co-opted member of the GB. Mr. Jansen is also the Chairperson of the IPC Sports Council.
Paralympics - 09 Mar 2006
Torino, Italy: Sir Keith Mills, Deputy Chairman of for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), said today that plans to make Olympic facilities and venues widely accessible to athletes with diverse skills, backgrounds and requirements would be a feature of the London Games.
Paralympics - 03 Mar 2006
For the second year running, Fast Track Events Limited – organisers of the forthcoming 2006 VISA Paralympic World Cup - has appointed WGT Sport Limited to be the Official Supplier of Travel, Transport and Accommodation to its international showpiece in Manchester.
Paralympics - 20 Feb 2006
Torino, Italy - For the first time in history, worldwide coverage of all sports of the Paralympic Winter Games are secured thanks to an Internet television channel.
Paralympics - 09 Feb 2006
Bonn, Germany - Visa International will be the Presenting Sponsor of the first Paralympic Hall of Fame (PHF), to be inaugurated at an Induction Ceremony on the evening of 9 March 2006 at the Armida Rowing Club in conjunction with the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games.
Paralympics - 02 Feb 2006
Bonn, Germany - The Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games will mark the beginning of a new level of broadcasting coverage for Paralympic sport, establishing a unique opportunity to connect with a worldwide audience.
Paralympics - 22 Nov 2005
Beijing, China - Today, the members of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) present in Beijing, China, for the 2005 IPC General Assembly (GA) elected a new Governing Board.
Paralympics - 21 Nov 2005
Beijing, China - Today, representatives of the next four Paralympic Games - Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 - gathered during the 2005 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly in Beijing, China.
Paralympics - 18 Nov 2005
Integrated planning for the world’s two biggest sporting events – the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games – is underway for the first time in preparation for the London 2012 Games, London organising committee deputy chairman, Keith Mills, said today.
Paralympics - 17 Nov 2005
Beijing, China - Today, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Otto Bock HealthCare signed a partnership agreement making Otto Bock a Worldwide Partner of the Paralympic Movement until the end of 2008, in the product categories 'Therapeutical Medical Devices' and 'Rehabilitation and Mobility Healthcare Products'.
Paralympics - 28 Oct 2005
Bonn, Germany - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Visa International announced today that they have renewed their exclusive partnership agreement making Visa the official payments sponsor of the IPC through the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.
Paralympics - 30 Aug 2005
Today (Monday 29 August) is exactly seven years to go to the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Paralympics - 23 Aug 2005
After the success of the first International Paralympic Day (IPD) in 2003 in Bonn, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), together with the United Nation’s initiative “International Year of Sport and Physical Education,” is planning a repeat of the event this year.
Paralympics - 16 Aug 2005
Bonn, Germany - A total of 32 nominations have been put forward for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board. Out of the 32 nominations, one is for President, five for Vice President and 26 for the Member at Large positions.
Paralympics - 12 Jul 2005
Bonn, Germany - Last week, a jury composed of international experts from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS), met in Cologne, Germany, to assign the IOC/IAKS AWARD 2005.
Paralympics - 03 Jun 2005
Bonn, Germany - Following three days of positive meetings, the IOC Co-ordination Commission successfully concluded its fourth visit to Beijing, the host city of the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Paralympics - 26 May 2005
Bonn, Germany - Her Royal Highness (HRH) Princess Margriet of the Netherlands has confirmed her acceptance of the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) invitation to become the first member of the IPC Honorary Board. HRH met this week with IPC President Phil Craven at Het Loo House, her official residence.
Paralympics - 12 Apr 2005
Bonn, Germany – From 9 to 10 April, the first meeting of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board (GB)* took place in Torino, Italy.<BR>
Paralympics - 19 Jan 2005
Bonn, Germany - A pilot project in Angola, which assists in the<BR>rehabilitation of amputees and other persons with a disability has been initiated and supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Paralympics - 17 Dec 2004
Bonn, Germany - A study of 17 countries* shows a cumulated TV audience of over 1.8 billion for the ATHENS 2004 Paralympic Games.
Paralympics - 15 Dec 2004
Bonn, Germany - From 6 to 8 December 2004, the fourth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS IV) took place in Athens, Greece.
Paralympics - 11 Nov 2004
BONN, Germany (Nov. 10) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) officially has sanctioned a change in disabled alpine ski racing to reduce races from 12 classes to three disabled categories - standup, sitting (mono-ski) and blind.