Paralympics

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News 24 South Africa
Young local swimmer to represent country in Riorepresentative from Pietermaritzburg. Epworth matric pupil Alani Ferreira will
Young local swimmer to represent country in Rio
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
representative from Pietermaritzburg. Epworth matric pupil Alani Ferreira will be flying to Rio de Janeiro to swim in the Paralympics on August 31, competing in the 100 m backstroke, 100 m butterfly, 200 m individual medley and the 400 m... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Epworth pupil selected for SA Paralympic swimming teambeen selected as part of the South African Paralympic swimming team. Alani wil
Epworth pupil selected for SA Paralympic swimming team
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
been selected as part of the South African Paralympic swimming team. Alani will be flying to Rio de Janeiro to swim in the Paralympics on 31 August, competing in the 100m backstroke, 100m butterfly, 200m individual medley and the 400m... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'I always wanted to be the best' – Paralympian Samkelo Radebelevel and realised he could go further. His Paralympic dream began in 2006. He
'I always wanted to be the best' – Paralympian Samkelo Radebe
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
level and realised he could go further. His Paralympic dream began in 2006. He tried, but failed to qualify for the 2008 Paralympics, due to shin splints. But he never gave up. Blade runner Oscar Pistorius was one of his role models and he had... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Russian Para team is bannednow be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheat
Russian Para team is banned
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
now be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheating. Russia won 36 gold medals at the 2012 Paralympics, second most in London, and was a runaway table-topping leader at its home 2014 Winter Paralympics. Still, the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympicsnow be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheat
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
now be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheating. Russia won 36 gold medals at the 2012 Paralympics, second most in London, and was a runaway table-topping leader at its home 2014 Winter Paralympics. Still, the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Tuesday's Sports in Briefnow be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheat
Tuesday's Sports in Brief
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 hours ago
now be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheating. Russia won 36 gold medals at the 2012 Paralympics, second most in London, and was a runaway table-topping leader at its home 2014 Winter Paralympics. PRO... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Breaking Bad star: We need more disabled people on TVDerry/ Channel 4) The disability campaigner was appearing at the Edinburgh TV F
Breaking Bad star: We need more disabled people on TV
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
Derry/ Channel 4) The disability campaigner was appearing at the Edinburgh TV Festival to debate the issue and hopes the Paralympics coverage, using a majority (75%) disabled presenting team, can help change global attitudes to disability. He... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paralympian's life celebrated in bookthe publication of a book by personal historian Jenny Rutherford of Life Story
Paralympian's life celebrated in book
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
the publication of a book by personal historian Jenny Rutherford of Life Story Books. It coincides with the launch of the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro on September 8. His old Pongakawa Primary School classmate Marcus Wilkins came up with the... Read more
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SportsFan
Sport News Update, what you need to knowBritain's Olympic team has returned home to jubilant scenes after the country's
Sport News Update, what you need to know
SportsFan / Posted 3 hours ago
Britain's Olympic team has returned home to jubilant scenes after the country's record-breaking medal haul in Brazil. PARALYMPICS - Russia have lost an appeal in the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a blanket ban from next month's Rio... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH to send 5 athletes to Rio Paralympics Five athletes, led by Sydney Olympics medalist Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta, will
PH to send 5 athletes to Rio Paralympics
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
Five athletes, led by Sydney Olympics medalist Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta, will compete in the Paralympic Games next month. Dumapong-Ancheta’s bronze medal in powerlifting 16 years ago in Australia was the... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Russian riders to miss Rio Paralympics after appeal lostRussia’s para dressage riders will not be allowed to compete at the Rio 2016 Pa
Russian riders to miss Rio Paralympics after appeal lost
Horse and Hound / Posted 3 hours ago
Russia’s para dressage riders will not be allowed to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympics after an appeal was dismissed. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee on 7 August in the wake of a report that... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Twitter rage over Russian exclusionRussia lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because
Twitter rage over Russian exclusion
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Russia lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said yesterday. The decision to exclude Russia's team, initially made on August 7 by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sitting Volleyball Team Enter Camp for 2016 Rio ParalympicsThe National women sitting volleyball team on Monday begun a 10-day residential
Sitting Volleyball Team Enter Camp for 2016 Rio Paralympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The National women sitting volleyball team on Monday begun a 10-day residential training camp at National Paralympics Committee (NPC) Gymnasium ahead of their debut in the 2016 Rio Paralympics Games set for September 7-18 in Brazil. The team of 12... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
SPORTS DIGEST || Scrappers lose to Cyclones in extraswhen Anthony Dimino hit the walkoff RBI-single. The two teams meet again tonigh
SPORTS DIGEST || Scrappers lose to Cyclones in extras
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 hours ago
when Anthony Dimino hit the walkoff RBI-single. The two teams meet again tonight in Brooklyn at 7 p.m. Russia banned from Paralympics Two days after Russia finished fourth in the Olympic medal table, its Paralympic team was barred from the next... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Usain Bolt's raunchy night with student revealeddriver accepted the money. Bolt didn't give her his number but promised to cal
Usain Bolt's raunchy night with student revealed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
driver accepted the money. Bolt didn't give her his number but promised to call her to arrange a second date during the Paralympics, which starts September 7. Their steamy encounter quickly made the news when Duarte shared the selfies on... Read more
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Daily Mail
My night of passion with Usain Bolt (he's not the world's fastest man)with Duarte in his single bed in the Olympic athletes' village. He promised to
My night of passion with Usain Bolt (he's not the world's fastest man)
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
with Duarte in his single bed in the Olympic athletes' village. He promised to see her again when he returns to Rio for the Paralympics In bed with an Olympiian: 'It was very passionate and hot - we were devouring one another. He has the body of a... Read more
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Slate
How Does Tiny Iceland Produce So Many Musical Stars?the author of Texts From Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations With Your Favorite
How Does Tiny Iceland Produce So Many Musical Stars?
Slate / Posted 9 hours ago
the author of Texts From Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations With Your Favorite Literary Characters. In the Spiel, Russia’s Paralympics propaganda. Placemakers, a new Slate podcast made possible by JPMorgan Chase. This podcast tells the stories of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sports court confirms Russian ban from Paralympics for dopingnow be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheat
Sports court confirms Russian ban from Paralympics for doping
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
now be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheating. Russia won 36 gold medals at the 2012 Paralympics, second most in London, and was a runaway table-topping leader at its home 2014 Winter Paralympics. Still, the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Breaking Bad star: We need more disabled people on TVon screen were disabled. The disability campaigner appears at the Edinburgh TV
Breaking Bad star: We need more disabled people on TV
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
on screen were disabled. The disability campaigner appears at the Edinburgh TV Festival to debate the issue and hopes the Paralympics coverage, using a majority (75%) disabled presenting team, can help change global attitudes to disability. He... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the restbeen closed and the events moved. At some arenas, no more than 200 tickets have
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the rest
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
been closed and the events moved. At some arenas, no more than 200 tickets have been sold for individual sessions. The Paralympics in Rio will be a scaled down version of the one in London four years ago When the Olympics hit financial... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Breaking Bad star: We need more disabled people on TVon screen were disabled. The disability campaigner appears at the Edinburgh TV
Breaking Bad star: We need more disabled people on TV
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
on screen were disabled. The disability campaigner appears at the Edinburgh TV Festival to debate the issue and hopes the Paralympics coverage, using a majority (75%) disabled presenting team, can help change global attitudes to disability. He... Read more
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Japan Today
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban ‹ Japan TodayRussia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics beca
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 hours ago
Russia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping program, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday. The decision to exclude Russia’s team, initially made on Aug 7 by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paralympics Committee Assures of Medals At Rio GamesThe Nigeria Paralympics Committee (NPC) yesterday assured Nigerians that its at
Paralympics Committee Assures of Medals At Rio Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The Nigeria Paralympics Committee (NPC) yesterday assured Nigerians that its athletes would win medals for the country at the forthcoming Paralympics in Rio, Brazil, from Sept.7 to Sept. 18. The News Agency reports that Paralympic athletes have... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics banRussia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics beca
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Russia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday. The decision to exclude Russia's team, initially made on Aug. 7 by... Read more
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The Age
Rio Paralympics to go ahead amid cash crisisTen countries may not be able to attend the Paralympics as cash-strapped organi
Rio Paralympics to go ahead amid cash crisis
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
Ten countries may not be able to attend the Paralympics as cash-strapped organisers announce major cutbacks. However the Games will go ahead with all 22 sports as planned despite low ticket sales and delayed funding, says president of the... Read more
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The Age
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics banRussia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics beca
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
Russia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday. The decision to exclude Russia's team, initially made on Aug. 7 by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Russian Paralympic team bannednow be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheat
Russian Paralympic team banned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
now be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheating. Russia won 36 gold medals at the 2012 Paralympics, second most in London, and was a runaway table-topping leader at its home 2014 Winter Paralympics. Still, the... Read more
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dna
Russia lose Rio Paralympics ban appealRussian competitors remained banned from next month's Rio Paralympics after the
Russia lose Rio Paralympics ban appeal
dna / Posted 14 hours ago
Russian competitors remained banned from next month's Rio Paralympics after the country lost an appeal on Tuesday against a suspension issued over a vast, state-run doping programme. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed the appeal... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Russian Paralympic team bannednow be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheat
Russian Paralympic team banned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
now be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheating. Russia won 36 gold medals at the 2012 Paralympics, second most in London, and was a runaway table-topping leader at its home 2014 Winter Paralympics. Still, the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Paralympics athletes donating own cash to buy tickets to fill empty stadiumsand Jessica Ennis-Hill often performing to just 30% of the main stadium’s 60,00
Paralympics athletes donating own cash to buy tickets to fill empty stadiums
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
and Jessica Ennis-Hill often performing to just 30% of the main stadium’s 60,000 seat capacity. But ticket sales for the Paralympics, starting on September 7, are expected to dwindle even further, with just 486,000 of the two million tickets on... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympicsnow be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheat
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 hours ago
now be allocated to other nations not judged responsible for orchestrated cheating. Russia won 36 gold medals at the 2012 Paralympics, second most in London, and was a runaway table-topping leader at its home 2014 Winter Paralympics. Still, the... Read more
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DW
Russian Paralympic athlete disappointed after ban |Russia loses appeal over Paralympic ban 23.08.2016 Russian athletes will not b
Russian Paralympic athlete disappointed after ban |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
Russia loses appeal over Paralympic ban 23.08.2016 Russian athletes will not be going to the Paralympics after the Court of Administration for Sport upheld a ban issued by the IPC. The ban followed a WADA-commissioned report that outlined evidence... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Rio to help cover deficit of local Olympic committee: mayorprivately funded. The local organizer, known as Rio 2016, is a private company
Rio to help cover deficit of local Olympic committee: mayor
Reuters Sports News / Posted 16 hours ago
privately funded. The local organizer, known as Rio 2016, is a private company responsible for running the Olympics and Paralympics using funds from ticket sales, sponsorship, merchandise and broadcast proceeds passed on by the International... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rio to help cover deficit of local Olympic committee - mayorprivately funded. The local organizer, known as Rio 2016, is a private company
Rio to help cover deficit of local Olympic committee - mayor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
privately funded. The local organizer, known as Rio 2016, is a private company responsible for running the Olympics and Paralympics using funds from ticket sales, sponsorship, merchandise and broadcast proceeds passed on by the International... Read more
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New Now Next
How Ryan Lochte Can Fix His Image With One Perfect Movesome smaller countries may not be able to afford to send athletes. Lochte coul
How Ryan Lochte Can Fix His Image With One Perfect Move
New Now Next / Posted 16 hours ago
some smaller countries may not be able to afford to send athletes. Lochte could (and should) write a big check for the Paralympics. It would go a long way toward showing that he understands what the true spirit of sportsmanship is. And he... Read more
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EuroNews
Rio 2016: Russia Paralympics ban confirmedRussia has lost its appeal against its ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics be
Rio 2016: Russia Paralympics ban confirmed
EuroNews / Posted 17 hours ago
Russia has lost its appeal against its ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme. The decision to exclude Russia’s entire Paralympics team, initially made on Aug. 7 by the International Paralympic Committee,... Read more
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The China Post
Sports court confirms Russia banned from Rio Paralympics over doping GENEVA -- Russia is banned from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a stat
Sports court confirms Russia banned from Rio Paralympics over doping
The China Post / Posted 17 hours ago
GENEVA -- Russia is banned from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program, after losing an appeal at sport's highest court. The Court of Arbitration for... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Appeal denied: Russian athletes officially banned from Paralympicsthe Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld the IPC’s decision Tuesday, according
Appeal denied: Russian athletes officially banned from Paralympics
Yahoo Sports / Posted 17 hours ago
the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld the IPC’s decision Tuesday, according to BBC. Russia will be excluded when the Paralympics begin September 7. The IOC came under fire after turning over the fate of Russian Olympians to the federations... Read more
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BBC News
Rio Paralympics 2016: Russian doping ban 'cynical', says PMRussia has reacted with fury after a court upheld a ban on its athletes competi
Rio Paralympics 2016: Russian doping ban 'cynical', says PM
BBC News / Posted 17 hours ago
Russia has reacted with fury after a court upheld a ban on its athletes competing in next month's Paralympics. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called the ban, levelled over allegations of doping, a "cynical decision". On Tuesday the Court of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics bansupport, Russian para-athletes are some of the best in the world. Their team t
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
Bdnews24.com / Posted 17 hours ago
support, Russian para-athletes are some of the best in the world. Their team topped the medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi after taking second place behind China at London 2012. The country's exclusion from... Read more
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Gulf News
Rio Olympics: Inside the Rio hub for live action— employing a workforce of more than 7,000 people at their base for more than a
Rio Olympics: Inside the Rio hub for live action
Gulf News / Posted 18 hours ago
— employing a workforce of more than 7,000 people at their base for more than a month. The Summer Olympics, alongwith the Paralympics, which follows, is set to witness a staggering 2,800 hours of live competition being beamed and 456 hours of... Read more
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New Kerala
'CAS refusal to reverse ban on Russian Paralympic team political' - newkerala.com #108952adopted a "political decision" rejecting the Russian appeal against the non-adm
'CAS refusal to reverse ban on Russian Paralympic team political' - newkerala.com #108952
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
adopted a "political decision" rejecting the Russian appeal against the non-admission of the country's athletes to the Rio Paralympics. "The decision is not in the legal framework - it's more political than judicial. There were no reasons to... Read more
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Calcutta News
Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds blanket ban on Russia in Paralympics GENEVA, Switzerland - Russia finds itself out of the Rio Paralympics schedule
Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds blanket ban on Russia in Paralympics
Calcutta News / Posted 19 hours ago
GENEVA, Switzerland - Russia finds itself out of the Rio Paralympics scheduled on September 7 after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) quashed its appeal to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics GENEVA -- Russia is banned from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a stat
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
GENEVA -- Russia is banned from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program after losing an appeal at sport's highest court. The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced... Read more
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EuroNews
Rio Paralympic Games: charities hit out at funding shortfallafter the end of the Rio Olympics, with lavish opening and closing ceremonies a
Rio Paralympic Games: charities hit out at funding shortfall
EuroNews / Posted 19 hours ago
after the end of the Rio Olympics, with lavish opening and closing ceremonies and cost an estimated 4.6 billion euros. The Paralympics are due to kick off in Rio from September 7 and run to September 18. More than 4,000 athletes are expected to... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Rio Paralympics 2016: Russia banned after losing appealSports World News of Tuesday, 23 August 2016 Russia will not compete at next m
Rio Paralympics 2016: Russia banned after losing appeal
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Sports World News of Tuesday, 23 August 2016 Russia will not compete at next month’s Paralympics in Rio after losing an appeal against a ban imposed for state-sponsored doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) upheld the International... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rio Paralympics: Ban continues on Russian competitorsthe facts on which the IPC decision was based." In a statement, the court "con
Rio Paralympics: Ban continues on Russian competitors
Business Standard India / Posted 19 hours ago
the facts on which the IPC decision was based." In a statement, the court "confirmed" Russia's ban from the Rio Paralympics, which run from September 7 to 18. Russian officials had voiced confidence of a victory at CAS and immediately... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko called the CAS decision unlawful and pol
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
Khaleej Times / Posted 19 hours ago
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko called the CAS decision unlawful and politically motivated. The decision means at least 260 competitors from Russia are now set to miss the Sept. 7-18 event Get the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Russian paralympic athletes bannedwhich ran from 2011 to 2015. Russian authorities also corrupted results at the
Russian paralympic athletes banned
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 20 hours ago
which ran from 2011 to 2015. Russian authorities also corrupted results at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and Winter Paralympics by swapping tainted doping samples for clean ones at the official WADA-accredited laboratory, the inquiry... Read more
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