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APC welcomes new partnership with the John Maclean Foundation

APC welcomes new partnership with the John Maclean Foundation

Australia’s preparations for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have received a significant boost, thanks to the work of the John Maclean Foundation. The Australian Paralympic Committ
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IPC suspends Russia from Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

IPC suspends Russia from Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Russia has been banned from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) confirmed it has suspended the membership of the Russian Paralympic Com
20 days ago
David Gould appointed as Gliders Head Coach

David Gould appointed as Gliders Head Coach

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball team will have a new head coach starting immediately with the announcement of David Gould taking over from departed head coac
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Seven triathletes complete the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team

Seven triathletes complete the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team

The final positions on the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team were confirmed today, with seven athletes earning the honour to chase the first Paralympic medals in the sport of Para-Tr
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Australian Paralympic Athletics Team announced

Australian Paralympic Athletics Team announced

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced the largest section of the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team, naming the 44 athletes set to compete in the sport of athletics
26 days ago
Australian Paralympic Swimming Team announced

Australian Paralympic Swimming Team announced

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has today named the 36 athletes who will make up the Australian Paralympic Swimming Team set to compete at the Rio Games this September. W
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Optus urges Aussies to send a #High5 to the Paralympic Team

Optus urges Aussies to send a #High5 to the Paralympic Team

Paralympic greats Ahmed Kelly (Swimming), Ellie Cole (Swimming), Richard Colman (Athletics), Emma Booth (Equestrian) and Shawn Russell (Wheelchair Basketball) officially launched O
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NSW Para-archery athlete targets bullseye in Rio

NSW Para-archery athlete targets bullseye in Rio

For the first time in more than a decade, Australia is set to compete in archery at a Paralympic Games. The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today announced Mulgoa local Jonat
1 month ago
Paralympic glory in sight for Australia’s wheelchair tennis athletes

Paralympic glory in sight for Australia’s wheelchair tennis athletes

The Australian wheelchair tennis team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has today been announced by the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) with wheelchair basketball-turned-whee
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The APC mourns the loss of a legend: Vale Daphne Hilton

The APC mourns the loss of a legend: Vale Daphne Hilton

The Australian Paralympic movement has lost one of its true trailblazers following the passing of the legendary Daphne Hilton, aged 82. Hilton was Australia’s only female com
1 month ago
City of Sydney wishes Rio Paralympians well

City of Sydney wishes Rio Paralympians well

Lord Mayor Clover Moore today hosted an official farewell ceremony for local and national athletes taking part in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in September. More than 150 Paralymp
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Steelers aim to maintain their reign in Rio

Steelers aim to maintain their reign in Rio

They are the reigning Paralympic and world champions in wheelchair rugby, and now the Australian Steelers are hoping to extend their golden reign at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
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