Paralympic Games
The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular d...
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World Wheelchair and Amputee Games
The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports (IWAS) World Games (or IWAS World Games) are a multi-sport competition for athletes with a disability, which under the former name of the International ...
Winter Paralympic Games
The Winter Paralympic Games is an international multi-sport event where athletes with physical disabilities compete. This includes athletes with mobility disabilities, amputations, blindness, and cer...
International Paralympic Committee
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organizes the Paralympic Games and functions...
Paralympic symbols
The Paralympic symbols are the icons, flags and symbols used by the International Paralympic Committee to promote the Paralympic Games.
The Paralympic motto is "Spirit in Motion".The motto was int...
List of paralympic athletes that have competed in the Paralympics and Olympics
This is a list of athletes who have competed in the Paralympics and Olympics.
Long before the Paralympics, American gymnast George Eyser, who had a wooden leg, competed at the 1904 Summer Olympics...
Paralympic sports
The Paralympic sports comprise all the sports contested in the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games. As of 2016, the Summer Paralympics will include 22 sports and 526 medal events, and the Winter Paraly...
Cheating at the Paralympic Games
Cheating at the Paralympic Games has caused scandals that have significantly changed the way in which the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) manages the events.Testing for performance-enhancing ...
Lists of Paralympic medalists
This article includes lists of all Paralympic medalists since 1960, organized by each Paralympic sport or discipline, and also by Paralympiad.
List of multiple Paralympic gold medalists
This is a list of multiple Paralympic gold medalists, listing people who have won ten or more gold medals at the Paralympic Games.The Paralympics listed for each athlete only include games when they w...
List of Paralympic Games host cities
Since the Paralympic Games began in 1960, there have been 14 Summer Paralympic Games held in 14 separate cities and 11 Winter Paralympic Games held in 10 separate cities. Three cities have been chosen...
Summer Paralympic Games
The Summer Paralympic Games or the Games of the Paralympiad, are an international multi-sport event, where athletes with physical disabilities compete. This includes athletes with mobility disabiliti...
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All-time Paralympic Games medal table
An all-time medal table for all Paralympic Games from 1960 to 2012 Summer Paralympic Games and 1976 to 2010 Winter Paralympic Games is tabulated below.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) itse...
Paralympic Charter
The Paralympic Charter is the name given to a set of rules and regulations that bind the running of the Paralympic Games. It sets out the constitution of the International Paralympic Committee and oth...
2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony
The 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony was held on 29 August 2012, starting at 20:30 BST and marking the official opening of the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, England. The show – named Enli...
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