International Paralympic Committee

IPC Proposes Separate Governing Bodies for All Paralympic Sports

Under the new plan, para-swimming could separate from the IPC by the end of 2028.

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Aussie Para Swimmer Ashleigh Cockburn: IM ‘Not Only Accepted But Expected’

Former Australian para swimmer Ashleigh Cockburn penned a first-person account of what she witnessed as an active swimmer regarding intentional misrepresentation.


IPC to Reinstate Russian Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee will reinstate the Russian Paralympic Committee in March despite its refusal to accept the findings of the McLaren Report.

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Malaysia Stripped of 2019 WPS World Championships Hosting Rights

The IPC announced Malaysia will no longer host the 2019 WPS World Championships in response to its ban on Israeli athletes.


IPC Announces Paris 2024 Paralympic Program Will Match 2020

The sports represented at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris, France, will match those at the 2020 games in Toyko,…

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Ollie Hynd “Heartbroken and Confused” Over New Para Classification

British Swimming has begun the mandated para swimming reclassification process, including the move of Olympic gold medalist Ollie Hynd from S8 to S9.


IPC Announces 6 Fewer Events for Tokyo, Same Number of Athletes as Rio

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will feature six fewer swim races in total than in Rio.


World Para Swimming Revises Classification Rules, Process for 2018

WPS announced new classification rules effective January 1st.


U.S. Paralympics Announces World Para Swimming Team

The US Paralympic Committee announced the US World Para Swimming team last week.


Russian Paralympic Committee Must Apply For Reinstatement

On Monday, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) informed the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) that they must meet a specific reinstatement…

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Russians Call Possible Paralympic Ban ‘Inhumane’

The entire Russian team could be banned from the Paralympic Games in Rio, with the International Paralympic Committee set to…


US Paralympic Committee to Host 14 Sanctioned Meets in 2015; More Than Double 2014

For the second year, Crafton Hills College Aquatic Center will host the California Classic, one of 11 USPC-sanctioned meets to be held in the U.S.


Sophie Pascoe Named IPC Athlete of the Month

New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe is the recipient of the August IPC Athlete of the Month award.

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