All posts tagged "Andrew Parsons"
News/ 1 year ago
Global Sports Community Punishes Russia for its Invasion of Ukraine
Russian teams and athletes have been isolated and sanctioned. Major events have also been moved out of Russia or canceled as...
Olympics and Paralympics/ 1 year ago
A New Year's Look at the Most-Read Paralympic Stories of 2021
The Tokyo Paralympics featured a remarkable array of competition and an illuminating reminder of challenges and obstacles people face every day.
Paralympics Closing Ceremony Showcases Beauty in Diversity
The theme of the evening was “Harmonious Cacophony,” meaning that even in an aggregation of different noises, we can achieve harmony.
Features/ 2 years ago
[ODDS AND EVENS] Paralympic Organizers Find a Way for Afghan Athletes to Safely Travel to Tokyo
After initially announcing that the Afghanistan Paralympic Committee couldn’t secure the safe departure of two athletes from Kabul, developments in recent...
Opening Ceremony Delivers Aspirational, Upbeat Performance
"When the Games were postponed, Paralympians were beacons of hope,” said IPC boss Andrew Parsons. “They never stopped pursuing their dreams.”
Taliban Takeover Ends Afghan Paralympians' Hopes of Competing in Tokyo
"We all have seen the images from the airport in Kabul. It became clear to us right from the beginning that...