IPC Support IOC Decision for Paralympic Games

International Paralympic Committee president, Andrew Parsons, has indicated the IPC’s support for the International Olympic Committee decision to begin scenario planning for the possible postponement of the Olympic Games for the next 4 weeks. The health and safety of the athletes is paramount to all decisions regarding the involvement of all athletes at this time […]

IPC Responds to Decision of WADA regarding Russian Federation

The International Paralympic Committee have issued a statement regarding the WADA decision regarding the suspension of Russian athletes from competition up to 2022 and including the 2020 Paralympic and Olympic Games. Read the full statement below: The IPC acknowledges today’s decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee.   Those responsible for the manipulation […]

Peters Appointed as IPC CEO

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Friday (11 October) the appointment of two-time Paralympian Dr Mike Peters as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following an extensive six-month long global search.   Peters, a Football 7-a-side player who captained USA at the Atlanta 1996 and Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, joined the IPC in March […]

London to Host Para Swimming World Championship

World Para Swimming have today confirmed that London will be the host city to the postponed Para Swimming World Championships. The London Aquatics Centre will be the host venue for the championships and will be a familiar setting for some as it hosted the Para Swimming events at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The World […]

IPC Lift Russian Paralympic Suspension

The International Paralympic Committee have today released the following statement which announces that the Russian Paralympic Committee suspension will be lifted on March 15th, 2019. International Paralympic Committee Statement: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Friday (8 February) that it will conditionally lift the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) by 15 March […]

Para Swimming World Championships Statement

On Sunday, January 27th the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) stripped Malaysia as the host of the 2019 Para Swimming World Championships. IPC are currently looking for an alternative venue to host the championships. Paralympics Ireland supports the decision of the IPC to remove the World Para Swimming Championships from Malaysia. We look forward to the […]

Paralympics Ireland enter into Citi Partnership

IPC announces Citi partnership ·       Agreement through to 2020 includes 18 National Paralympic Committees Citi on Thursday (13 December) announced it has entered into a partnership agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to become an international partner through 2020 and to support National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) in 18 countries as they prepare for upcoming […]