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Tokyo 2020 Unveils Paralympic Games Competition Schedule

The swimming competition will run from August 26th through September 4th.

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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.

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Trischa Zorn on the State of Paralympic Swimming

Zorn, the most decorated Paralympian of all-time, has some thoughts on Paralympic classification.

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WADA, IPC Developing Whistleblower Policies

The IPC is working on a policy for athletes who come forward with evidence.

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Para Classification Expert: “The System is a Mess”

Last week, The Guardian released a report on intentional misrepresentation (IM) in Paralympic sports. 

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World Para Swimming Revises Classification Rules, Process for 2018

WPS announced new classification rules effective January 1st.

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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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Russian Committee Appeals Against IPC’s Paralympic Games Ban

Nearly a week after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banned Russia from competing in the Rio Games, the Russian Paralympic…

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Josef Craig DQ’d At IPC European C’ships Due To Olympic Rings Tattoo

A tattoo violation prevented British swimmer Josef Craig from competing in one of his finals on Day 1 of the 2016 IPC Swimming European Open Championships (unrelated picture of Olympic rings tattoo).

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Brian Loeffler Removed From Parapan Ams Staff After Critical Tweets

Brian Loeffler has been removed from the United States’ staff for the Para Pan American Games and from the US…

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Slater and Thomas pulled out of Glasgow 2015

Steph Slater and Jack Thomas have been forced to pull out of the IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow next month.

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IPC to Eliminate Need to Classify Athletes at a Paralympic Games

Above: 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Champion Roderick Sewell poses with a fan.

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Ian Silverman Among 4 Swimming Nominees for IPC “Young Athlete of the Month”

Ian Silverman is one of 6 nominees for IPC Young Athlete of the Month for August.

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IPC Sets Long-Term Strategic Plan for Paralympic Swimming

The International Paralympic Committee has set out its strategic plan for the rest of the Olympic cycle.

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IPC Adds, Removes Swimming Events from 2015 Worlds and 2016 Paralympic Schedules

In net, there will be 4 more events at the 2016 Paralympic Games than there were in London in 2012.

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