These comprehensive guidelines, which are a key part of the overall countermeasures being put in place for the Games, provide extensive details for each key stakeholder group to help them complete their preparations for travelling to and arriving in Japan, their time at the Games, and their departure from Tokyo.
The purpose of this biweekly update is to keep everyone within the Paralympic Movement informed of the latest developments with the COVID-19 pandemic and how it relates to the Paralympic Games and Para sport.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched a request for information (RFI) process for the sale of the media rights for all territories within Europe* for the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games and the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Disability Alliance (IDA) are to sign a historic Co-operation Agreement to advance the rights of persons with disabilities and jointly commit to use Para sport as a vehicle to drive the human rights agenda forward.
IPC President Andrew Parsons and Chelsey Gotell, Chairperson of the IPC Athletes’ Council, with the full support of the IPC Governing Board, have drafted this open letter to all interested stakeholders for the purpose of providing greater clarity.
With exactly four years to go until the Opening Ceremony, Channel 4 on Friday, 27 August been awarded the UK television rights to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons has said that no nation will miss the rescheduled Tokyo Paralympics due to financial struggles.
Multi-Paralympic and world champion Kurt Fearnley is taking on a new role as Vice Chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Athletes’ Council.
After a wide-ranging open recruitment process, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has appointed a new independent Board of Appeal of Classification (BAC). The 14-member panel report to the independent chair of the BAC, who is Fred Jansen of the Netherlands.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes’ Council is to launch a consultation exercise with the global Para athlete community to gather a better understanding on ways athletes could express their views on key subjects at the Paralympic Games, while respecting the Paralympic Movement’s values and principles.
Four years ahead of the Games, Orange has become Premium partner and official supplier for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The partnership was announced by Orange’s Chairman and CEO Stéphane Richard and Paris 2024’s President Tony Estanguet, in the presence of the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo. Orange will be leveraging its expertise for the world’s greatest sports event, starting today and over the years to come.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) partner Procter & Gamble (P&) has launched an initiative that awards 52 grants worth USD 10,000 (EUR 8,452) each to support an athlete’s charitable cause and help advance their work in the community.
Following the election of Mr. Yoshihide Suga as the Prime Minister of Japan on Wednesday (16 September), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons, made the following congratulatory comments.
A case study released on 10 September by the award-winning British rights holder reflected on the global impact they have had since signing on for the London 2012 Paralympics. The move changed the broadcast landscape of Para sports and global perception on disability.
Wheelchair basketball athletes from 10 of the 14 qualified countries for the Tokyo Paralympics have called on the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to allow formerly eligible athletes to compete at the games.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today welcomed the addition of The Coca-Cola Company to its roster of Worldwide Paralympic Partners.
Coca-Cola Japan was an existing Gold Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the highest tier of the domestic sponsorship programme.
Following the resignation of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday (28 August), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons issued the following statement.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes' Council has launched an online portal for athletes to register and take part in a consultation on athlete protests at the Paralympic Games.
As part of an extended eight-year agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Procter and Gamble (P&G) has secured marketing rights for the first-time to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Paralympic Games from 1 January 2021.
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has extended its long-standing Worldwide Paralympic and Olympic Partnership through to 2024.
During four days of meetings that were held virtually and concluded on Wednesday (8 July), the IPC Governing Board discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across the Paralympic Movement, including the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
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