Paralympics

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.

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Celebrate the Life of Coach Don Watkinds on October 21st

On Saturday, October 21st, friends, family, colleagues and swimmers are invited to celebrate Don Watkinds’ life.

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Swimming New Zealand Hit with Drastic Funding Reduction

Swimming New Zealand was hit with a drastic funding reduction, dropping its annual budget from $1.5 million in 2014 to $900,000…

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Record Number of Countries to Broadcast 2016 Paralympics

According to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) 2016 will mark a new record number of countries broadcasting the 2016 Rio…

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Charlotte to host the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials

U.S. Paralympics announced the city of Charlotte, North Carolina has been selected as the site of the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for cycling, swimming and track and field.

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Fox withdraws from World Championships

Paralympic Champion Jonathan Fox has been forced to pull out of the British Team that will compete at the IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow due to an ongoing shoulder injury.

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IOC To Rio: Total Focus and Dedication Required, Every Second Counts

The IOC released a statement urging the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee that every second counts after their sixth visit to Rio de Janeiro to monitor the host cities’ progress.

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Paralympic Medals to Include Event Names in Braille

Pictured are the 2014 Sochi medals, which will feature braille for the Paralympic athletes.

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NBC to air Jessica Long feature during Sochi coverage this weekend – Watch trailers here

The feature, titled Long Way Home: The Jessica Long Story, follows the 17-time Paralympic medalist on her journey to Russia to meet her birth parents.

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Vdovychenko Hired As NTC Canberra Paralympic Coach

Swimming Australia is pleased to announce that Yuriy Vdovychenko will take up the new position of Paralympic Coach at the…

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Paralympic Gold Medalist Ian Silverman Verbals To Fight On In SoCal

Davo Salo has himself another male commitment tonight, from freestyler Ian Silverman from NBAC.

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Greenwood Leaves Stirling for Para-Swimming Position

Rob Greenwood has been the Head Coach of the Stirling Intensive Training Centre for the last five years and today…

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Podium Centre Program Created to Further Develop Australian Clubs

Today Swimming Australia announced the creation of the Podium Centre Program which will include a Podium Potential Program. This program…

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An Amazing Eight World Records Broken in Montreal

Another swim, another championships and another world record those words are often heard when American Jessica Long is in attendance at an international competition so why should today be any different…

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Canada: Savard breaks national record; new para performance coach hired

Katerine Savard was the top performer at this weekend’s Canada Cup in Montreal. Savard broke the Canadian record in the…

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