IOC extends backing of Paralympics through 2020
The Paralympic Games will continue to be staged in the same city
as the Olympics after the IOC extended its support of the
Paralympics through 2020.
The International Olympic Committee and the International
Paralympic Committee have signed a four-year extension of their
current contract that runs through 2016.
The new deal covers the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South
Korea, and the 2020 Summer Olympics, whose host city has not yet
been chosen. The winter and summer Paralympics will be held in the
Olympic cities shortly after those games.
IPC President Philip Craven says ”we can continue our growth
secure in the knowledge that our games will benefit from using the
same venues, infrastructure and levels of detailed planning as the