Development of the IPC and Relations with the IOC and Other Stakeholders

  • David Legg


This chapter introduces the reader to the historical development of the International Paralympic Committee focusing specifically on relations with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and other key stakeholders. Two primary areas will be addressed in this chapter from a critical perspective including how athletes with disability have been included into Olympic Games and IPC/IOC organisational sharing focusing on how this relates to hosting Games.


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  • David Legg
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  1. 1.Mount Royal UniversityCalgaryCanada

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