2016-08-23 Reflections - Ben Roche News
A child is born is born with Cerebral Palsy every 15 hours in Australia, with only 50% making it to their 18th birthday. 1 in 2 is in chronic pain. 1 in 3 cannot walk. 1 in 5 cannot talk. My name is Ben Roche. I am 27 years old, born with Cerebral Palsy and I play for the [more...]
2016-08-23 Rio2016 Football 7-a-side vacant slots News
Following the decision of CAS to dismiss NPC Russia's appeal of the IPC decision to suspend its membership, there are now 14 vacant slots in our Paralympic tournament. The IPC has sole discretion to fill the vacant slots and there is no appeal of this decision (page 9 of the Rio Qualification Guide). The matter is out of IFCPF's hands.
2016-08-07 The IPC suspends the Russian Paralympic Committee with immediate effect News
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee with immediate effect due to its inability to fulfil its IPC membership responsibilities and obligations, in particular its obligation to comply with the IPC Anti-Doping Code and the World Anti-Doping Code (to which it is also a signatory).
2016-08-06 #Vejen2016: Day 8 - Round Robin News
2016-08-06 MEDIA ALERT: IPC press conference regarding the membership status of NPC Russia News
The President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sir Philip Craven will hold a press conference on Sunday (7 August) at 12:00 BRT at Rio de Janeiro’s Media Centre (RMC) to announce the IPC’s decision on the membership status of the National Paralympic Committee of Russia (NPC Russia) ahead of the Rio 2016 [more...]
2016-08-06 #Vejen2016: Day 9 - Finals Day News