International Paralympic Committee

Paralympics close to end Asia's run at center of world sport 

IPC President Andrew Parsons sounded a note of unity at the ceremony in the Olympic stadium after athletes from Russia and Belarus were expelled earlier.

published on : 13th March 2022

Russians, Belarusians out of Paralympics amid boycott risk

The about-face came less than 24 hours after the International Paralympic Committee announced it would allow Russians and Belarusians to compete when the Games open on Friday.

published on : 3rd March 2022

2 Afghan athletes arrive in Tokyo to compete in Paralympics

The two-person team of Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli had flown from Kabul to Paris before continuing on to Tokyo, the International Paralympic Committee said.

published on : 28th August 2021

Afghan turmoil leaves Paralympic athletes unable to compete

Two Para athletes were scheduled to compete in the Games -- taekwondo athletes Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli. Khudadadi, 23, was to be the first woman ever to represent Afghanistan.

published on : 16th August 2021