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Paralympic Games: Information, News and Events Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Paralympic Games category.

Though some documents may have since been updated or revised they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2015-08-04 : Wheelchair Dance Sport Rules Update - IPC : IPC Wheelchair Dance announce changes to 2014 - 17 rulebook, including athlete eligibility, general rules for freestyle, showdance and judging criteria.
2015-01-09 : Boston Applicant city for 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games : US Olympic Committee announces Boston will represent US in bid to host 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
2014-09-22 : International Paralympic Committee Turns 25 - We should be proud of our achievements, says President : In the last 25 years the IPC has been transformed from a disability organization into one of worlds most respected international sporting bodies.
2014-08-14 : IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Rulebook Changes : The International Paralympic Committee changes its rulebook for wheelchair dance sport, with the new rules being implemented from 2014-2017.
2014-06-13 : Sport Needs More Women - Gender Parity at Paralympic Games : IPC targeting gender parity at future Paralympic Games in terms of participation and number of medal events.
2012-10-30 : How the 2012 Paralympic Games Affected Public Perceptions of Disability : Infographic contains information on how the 2012 Paralympic Games affected public perceptions of disability.
2012-08-29 : Tracing the Paralympics Movement - Freak Show Roots : Early disability competitions were spectacles with disabled athletes showcased in tradition of 19th century freak shows.
2012-08-23 : Paralympic Athletes Boosting Blood Pressure by Inflicting Pain or Discomfort : Monitoring the cardiovascular function of paralympic athletes with spinal cord injuries for purposely inflicting pain or discomfort.
2012-08-22 : The Symbol for the Paralympics : Information regarding Paralympic symbols and flags used by the International Paralympic Committee to promote the Paralympic Games.
2011-11-14 : Paralympic Sport - Salt Lake City : U.S. Paralympics and University of Utah Health Care Rehabilitation Centers TRAILS have partnered to create Paralympic Sport Salt Lake City.
2010-10-22 : Future Success for Paralympic Sport - Canada : Government funding for Canadian Paralympic Committee will ensure a sustainable future for athletes with a disability.
2010-02-17 : Helmets Should be Worn when Skiing and Snowboarding : Helmets must be part of skiing and snowboarding as skiers snowboarders and resorts are putting fashion before safety.
2009-10-03 : 2016 Paralympic Games to be Held in Rio de Janeiro : Rio de Janeiro elected by International Paralympic Committee to host 2016 Paralympic Games.
2009-09-24 : Jerry Johnston Awarded IPC Paralympic Order for 2009 : Canadian Jerry Johnston an advocate of skiing for persons with a disability.
2009-04-21 : U.S. Paralympic 2009 Amazing Awards : The amazing awards are for partners who work tirelessly in communities across the country to help build the Paralympic movement.
2009-03-11 : Unique Program Develops Paralympic-Level Winter Athletes : Seven elite student-athletes with disabilities train alongside NCAA winter-sport athletes in a program that is unique to UNH.
2009-03-05 : Nine-time Gold Medalist Supports Disabled Children : A nine-times gold-medal winning Paralympic athlete has been named as an ambassador for a campaign benefiting disabled children.
2009-02-13 : Watch Paralympic Sports Events Live Online ParalympicSport.TV : ParalympicSport.TV is a top quality online television channel broadcasting live sport and paralympics events via the Internet .
2009-02-13 : International Paralympic Committee Information : Information on The International Paralympic Committee IPC the global governing body of the Paralympic Games and Sports Movement.
2009-02-13 : IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Korea : Athletes from 25 countries are making their way to Gangwon-Do Korea for the 2009 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships.
2009-01-24 : Popovich 2008 Paralympian of the Year : For the second time swimmer Erin Popovich has been named the US Olympic Committees Paralympian of the Year.
2009-01-04 : International Paralympic Committee New Years Message : In 2009 the IPC has several big events taking place including the last season of Winter Sport before the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.

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