Classification system for Paralympic track and field 'open to abuse' -
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Olympic TOP sponsors to also cover Paralympic Games

SportsPro Media - 17 Jul 2018
As part of the new process, the IPC will reportedly retain the option to sign Paralympic-specific partners in non-competitive categories. The global para-sport governing body is also expected to receive a significant increase in its IOC funding under ...
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Olympic Highlights

Olympics - 17 Jul 2018
For the fifth consecutive time, the German Olympic Academy celebrated Olympic Day on the premises of the German Sports and Olympic Museum in Cologne. More than 50 cooperation partners (mostly Olympic and Paralympic sports federations and clubs) ...
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IOC To Manage Paralympic Marketing Rights Starting In '21

SportsBusiness Daily - 17 Jul 2018
Increased visibility of the Paralympics and an enhanced brand is the main goal of the IOC partnership Photo: GETTY IMAGES The IOC will begin managing the sponsorship rights of the Int'l Paralympic Committee starting in '21, potenti.
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Ukrainian athletes won 1613 awards in first half of 2018

Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news - 17 Jul 2018
In the first half of 2018, our athletes won 1,613 medals in Olympic, non-Olympic and Paralympic sports (643 gold, 513 silver and 457 bronze medals), Ukrainian Youth and Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov announced. Since the beginning of 2018, the athletes ...
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British Paralympic and Olympic snow sports merge

International Paralympic Committee - 06 Jul 2018
Great Britain's Paralympic snow sports team is joining forces with the country's Olympic team, to become part of the same world-class programme from next season. The collaborative move means that Para alpine skiing, Para Nordic skiing and Para ...
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Shoremen soccer players team up with Youth Challenge

Westlake | Bay Village Observer - 17 Jul 2018
Recently, the Avon Lake High School boys soccer team and participants and volunteers from Youth Challenge joined together to celebrate the Paralympics. Youth Challenge not only provides adapted sports and recreational opportunities to young people ...
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Hong Kong celebrates Paralympic Day

International Paralympic Committee - 09 Jul 2018
The Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (HKPC) celebrated the second Hong Kong Paralympic Day on 8 July, with over 1,200 participants taking part in Para sport exhibitions. The Hong Kong Sports Institute ...
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Liverpool 2018: 10 reasons to love boccia

International Paralympic Committee - 12 Jul 2018
It is one of the very few Olympic and Paralympic sports to do so. 10. Because Liverpool is hosting! The best players from around the world will battle from 12-18 August, and the Championships will leave a legacy locally as a GBP 32,000 masterplan has ...
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Japanese artists make donation to I'mPOSSIBLE

International Paralympic Committee - 09 Jul 2018
After the ceremony, Mitsuteru Murakami, the head coach of the Japanese boccia team for the last two Paralympic Games explained the rules of the sport and Rio 2016 silver medallist Hidetaka Sugimura made a demonstration. Then all three Special ...
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Dublin 2018: Ellen Keane wants Euros to change Ireland

International Paralympic Committee - 13 Jul 2018
“It is such a big thing for Ireland. When London hosted the Paralympic Games it was such a big movement for Para sports in the UK. This is a great opportunity for Ireland to experience what Para sports is all about and a great chance to show what I ...
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Golf Executive Sarah Hirshland Picked to Lead Scandal-Hit USOC

NBC Connecticut - 12 Jul 2018
Olympic and Paralympic sport in the United States must be a shining example, able to provide athletes with the benefits of participation in an environment free from abuse of any kind. The USOC has made great strides in this area and I look forward to ...
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Tokyo 2020: New cycling medal event added

International Paralympic Committee - 26 Jun 2018
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has added one more medal event in road cycling to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic sport programme in an effort to increase the number of athletes with high support needs competing at the Games. The new event is ...

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