International Paralympic Committee

Global governing body for the paralympic movement

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International Paralympic Committee: Global governing body for the paralympic movement
The International Paralympic Committee is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organizes the Paralympic Games and functions as the international federation for nine sports. Founded on 22 September 1989 in Düsseldorf, Germany, its mission is to "enable Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and inspire and excite the world". Furthermore, the IPC wants to promote the Paralympic values and to create sport opportunities for all persons with a disability, from beginner to elite level.


Canada pulls out of 2020 Games as pressure mounts on Tokyo

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Paralympic Committee (CPC) said on Sunday that Team Canada will not participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020 due to concerns about..
Reuters - Published

2020 Olympics: IOC 'fully-committed' to Tokyo Games taking place this summer

2020 olympics: ioc 'fully-committed' to tokyo games taking place this summer
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it remains "fully committed" to delivering the Tokyo Games this summer, despite concerns over coronavirus. As the coronavirus causes enormous..
WorldNews - Published

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