2014 Sochi Paralympics

Shortly after the 22nd Olympic Winter Games wind to a close and athletes from all over return home to bask in glory, Sochi will do it all again from March 7th-16th when it proudly hosts the XI Paralympic Winter Games. Athletes from all over, who have overcome unimaginable difficulties, will wow the world with their spirit, determination, and athleticism as they defy your every expectation. With 72 events in six sports and the world premiere of Para-snowboarding on an Olympic stage, this will be a Paralympics for the history books and there is no excuse for you not to be a part of it. So, plan a flight, book a hotel, come to Sochi, and be a part of history with the XI Paralympic Winter Games.

Latest news about the Para-Olympics 2014:

Independent report finds "no culture of doping" in Canadian cycling By Paul OsborneCycling Canada has published results from an independent investigation into doping in the sport which claims to have found no organised system or culture of doping in Canadian cycling.
IPC Athletics European Championships wins 2014 award for best sporting campaign in Wales By Paul OsborneThis year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea has been voted the Best Sporting Campaign in Wales for 2014.
World governing body for powerboating appoints new secretary general By Paul OsborneFormer leading UEFA official Thomas Kurth has been appointed the new secretary general of the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), the world governing body for powerboating activities.
Gwangju 2015 meet with security forces to ensure safety protocols ready for Universiade By Paul OsborneA meeting has been held between Gwangju 2015 and security forces in South Korea in order to facilitate the safe operation of next year's Summer Universiade.
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games volunteer programme launched in Australia By Gary AndersonThe Rio 2016 Paralympic Games volunteer programme has been officially launched by the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) as it begins its search for individuals to assist the team in Brazil.