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Youth Ambassadors (YAMBA) – The EPC project young Para Athletes as ambassadors for the Paralympic movement

In the first stage of the project there have already been selected 8 young people aged 18-25 out of all national applicants. The selected candidates were trained over a week in a workshop at the EPC headquartes in Vienna in March to prepare them for their work as a YAMBA. Two of them are representing one of the 4 sub regions North, South, East and West Europe.


2015 European Para Youth Games in Croatia (EPYG 2015)


The 2015 European Paralympic Youth Games are taking place in Vara˛din (Croatia) from the 16th to 19th of July in cooperation with the Croatian Paralympic Committee under the patronage of the European Paralympic Committee, the council of Science, Education and Sports of the City of Vara˛din.


Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic mascots named - Vinicius and Tom.

The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic mascots have been named. The Olympic mascot will be called Vinicius and the Paralympic mascot will be called Tom.