The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) published the first editions of the Beijing 2022 Playbooks today.
USADA announced today that Jamaal Daniels, of Raleigh, NC, a coach in the sport of track and field, has accepted a four-year suspension for administering a prohibited substance to Paralympic track and field athlete Desmond Jackson, and subsequently making false statements to USADA during its investigation.
Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 - Updates on Spectators, Vaccination and COVID-19 Countermeasures
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held an Executive Board (EB) meeting today, in the presence of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Beijing 2022 informed the EB of the principles that will help deliver safe and successful Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games as scheduled.
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.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended Iranian Para athletics athlete Nikoeimajd Mehran for a period of four years for committing an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV).
The athlete was found to have committed an ADRV pursuant to IPC Anti-Doping Code Article 2.2 of the IF Rules: Use or Attempted Use by an Athlete of a Prohibited Substance or a Prohibited Method.
Paralympic Track & Field Athlete Desmond Jackson Receives 14-Month Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation
USADA announced today that an independent arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has concluded the case of Paralympic track and field athlete Desmond Jackson, of Durham, N.C., and determined that Jackson should receive a 20-month sanction for his anti-doping rule violation, which USADA then reduced to 14 months based on Jackson’s substantial assistance. The decision comes after the facts of the case were presented and fully argued at an evidentiary hearing on September 23, 2021.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is inviting interested parties for engagement meetings about becoming the governing bodies for Para athletics and Para swimming, prior to submitting a response to the Request for Proposal (RFP) by 22 April 2022.
The RFP is subject to the IPC Membership voting in favour of a revised constitution at the IPC General Assembly in December 2021. If approved, it will launch a governance reform where the IPC will aim to cease acting as an international federation of Para sports by the end of 2026.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysian shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli of his gold medal as he arrived three minutes late for the event.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) calls for expressions of interest from cities, national governments, sport organisations and other entities interested in taking over the governance of the sports of Para athletics, Para swimming, or both, in their territories.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirms the decision rendered by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) in the case of Serghei Tarnovschi