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Derbyshire Times
Hogg’s pride at Team GB selection for Rio ParalympicsHeanor paratriathlete Phil Hogg was filled with an ‘overwhelming sense of pride
Hogg’s pride at Team GB selection for Rio Paralympics
Derbyshire Times / Posted an hour ago
Heanor paratriathlete Phil Hogg was filled with an ‘overwhelming sense of pride’ when his selection for the Rio Paralympics was confirmed. The 46-year-old is to represent Team GB later this summer having been named as one of the two athletes to... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on RussiaParalympic Committee (IPC), WADA said. The IPC will make its own decision on w
WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on Russia
Bdnews24.com / Posted an hour ago
Paralympic Committee (IPC), WADA said. The IPC will make its own decision on whether to permit Russian athletes in the Paralympics. It has already started suspension proceedings against Russia following the McLaren report. Responding to IOC... Read more
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Daily Mail
WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision not to issue blanket ban on Russia'exposed... a state-run doping program' The IPC will make its own decision on
WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision not to issue blanket ban on Russia
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
'exposed... a state-run doping program' The IPC will make its own decision on whether to permit Russian athletes in the Paralympics. It has already started suspension proceedings against Russia following the McLaren report. Responding to IOC... Read more
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Reuters
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial workofficials, staff and volunteers in 31 buildings and more than 3,600 apartments
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial work
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
officials, staff and volunteers in 31 buildings and more than 3,600 apartments over the Aug. 5-21 Olympics and Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. Organizers have conceded there have been "teething troubles" and promised that crews would be "working 24 hours... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Weir avoids the mayhem to keep up Rio preparationschest, but he has his eye firmly on retaining the T54 marathon title. The 36-y
Weir avoids the mayhem to keep up Rio preparations
Kingston Guardian / Posted 6 hours ago
chest, but he has his eye firmly on retaining the T54 marathon title. The 36-year-old completed his preparations for the Paralympics with a third place finish in an incident-filled T54 1,500m in the Muller London Anniversary Games on... Read more
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SportsFan
Aussies urge for Russian Paralympic banto make their own judgements. The Australian Paralympic Committee is calling f
Aussies urge for Russian Paralympic ban
SportsFan / Posted 8 hours ago
to make their own judgements. The Australian Paralympic Committee is calling for Russia to be banned from the Rio Paralympics over the nation's doping record. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has opened proceedings to suspend... Read more
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News Mail
Rebecca stands tall in new role(LTA) Single Skull Female Rowing division, and has aspirations to compete in fu
Rebecca stands tall in new role
News Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
(LTA) Single Skull Female Rowing division, and has aspirations to compete in future state and national events. The Tokyo Paralympics of 2020 is also on the horizon as an incentive to train hard. Rebecca is also enjoying her early subjects for... Read more
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Philboxing
IOC DECISION NOT TO IMPOSE A COMPLETE BAN ON RUSSIA FROM THE RIO OLYMPICS HAS COME UNDER FIRE FROM WADAWADA had urged the IOC to ban all athletes submitted by the Russian Olympic Com
IOC DECISION NOT TO IMPOSE A COMPLETE BAN ON RUSSIA FROM THE RIO OLYMPICS HAS COME UNDER FIRE FROM WADA
Philboxing / Posted 11 hours ago
WADA had urged the IOC to ban all athletes submitted by the Russian Olympic Committee for both the Rio Games and the Paralympics, with individual exceptions to be considered by the IOC for participation under a neutral flag. WADA also... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scott, Batt headline Australian murderball squad for RioCanada 66-51 in the decider. Coach Brad Dubberley, who will be taking charge o
Scott, Batt headline Australian murderball squad for Rio
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 hours ago
Canada 66-51 in the decider. Coach Brad Dubberley, who will be taking charge of the Steelers for the third-straight Paralympics, said he was confident the team was ready for the rigours of the tournament. "We know it's going to be extremely... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio Paralympics 2016: APC backs move for Russia Paralympics banThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is calling for Russia to be banned fr
Rio Paralympics 2016: APC backs move for Russia Paralympics ban
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is calling for Russia to be banned from the Rio Paralympics for systemic doping. APC chief executive Lynne Anderson was unsure on Monday what effect the International Olympic Committee backing away from a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio Paralympics 2016: APC backs move for Russia Paralympics banThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is calling for Russia to be banned fr
Rio Paralympics 2016: APC backs move for Russia Paralympics ban
Canberra Times / Posted 12 hours ago
The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is calling for Russia to be banned from the Rio Paralympics for systemic doping. APC chief executive Lynne Anderson was unsure on Monday what effect the International Olympic Committee backing away from a... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial workofficials, staff and volunteers in 31 buildings and more than 3,600 apartments
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial work
Reuters Sports News / Posted 12 hours ago
officials, staff and volunteers in 31 buildings and more than 3,600 apartments over the Aug. 5-21 Olympics and Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. Organizers have conceded there have been "teething troubles" and promised that crews would be "working 24 hours... Read more
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SportsFan
APC backs Russia Paralympics banto make their own judgements. The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is cal
APC backs Russia Paralympics ban
SportsFan / Posted 12 hours ago
to make their own judgements. The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is calling for Russia to be banned from the Rio Paralympics for systemic doping. APC chief executive Lynne Anderson was unsure on Monday what effect the International... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial workofficials, staff and volunteers in 31 buildings and more than 3,600 apartments
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial work
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
officials, staff and volunteers in 31 buildings and more than 3,600 apartments over the Aug. 5-21 Olympics and Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. Organisers have conceded there have been "teething troubles" and promised that crews would be "working 24 hours... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
WADA 'disappointed' as IOC fails to ban Russiahad urged the IOC to ban all athletes submitted by the Russian Olympic Committe
WADA 'disappointed' as IOC fails to ban Russia
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
had urged the IOC to ban all athletes submitted by the Russian Olympic Committee for both the Rio Games and the Paralympics, with individual exceptions to be considered by the IOC for participation under a neutral flag. WADA also... Read more
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SportsFan
WADA unhappy with IOC's decisionParalympic Committee (IPC), WADA said. The IPC will make its own decision on w
WADA unhappy with IOC's decision
SportsFan / Posted 14 hours ago
Paralympic Committee (IPC), WADA said. The IPC will make its own decision on whether to permit Russian athletes in the Paralympics. It has already started suspension proceedings against Russia following the McLaren report. Responding to IOC... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Amputees, people of all ages and mother-son teams participate in the 37th Annual SLO Triathlonbut that hasn't gotten him down. He's a triathlete from Riverside. "We have go
Amputees, people of all ages and mother-son teams participate in the 37th Annual SLO Triathlon
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 15 hours ago
but that hasn't gotten him down. He's a triathlete from Riverside. "We have goals to meet and one of them is to make the Paralympics, represent USA hopefully," Solis said. "Age takes its toll, I've got some aches and pains," traithlete John... Read more
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Irish Examiner
US anti-doping chief: ‘The confusing mess is a significant blow to the rights of clean athletes’stance and Friday's decision by the International Paralympic Committee to start
US anti-doping chief: ‘The confusing mess is a significant blow to the rights of clean athletes’
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 hours ago
stance and Friday's decision by the International Paralympic Committee to start the process of banning their team from the Paralympics in September. "Today the IOC showed a balanced approach," Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said on Sky... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Gold medals in Rio are barely gold at all. Here's why.from the International Olympic Committee. The medals for the Olympics are done
Gold medals in Rio are barely gold at all. Here's why.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
from the International Olympic Committee. The medals for the Olympics are done. Work is ongoing on the medals for the Paralympics, which follow in Brazil later this summer. "We needed to develop the whole concept of the medal. We worked a lot... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Train like an Olympian: True grit behind synchronised glitzto pull off to the side of the pool and take a break when my calves and hamstri
Train like an Olympian: True grit behind synchronised glitz
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
to pull off to the side of the pool and take a break when my calves and hamstrings locked out with cramp. Related ContentParalympics: Russian Paralympics may now face the bootOlympics: Usain Bolt hoping for three more goldsVideoWatch: Train like... Read more
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The Verge
Russia will not face a blanket ban at the Rio Olympicsa blanket ban on Russian athletes, The New York Times reported. And on July 22,
Russia will not face a blanket ban at the Rio Olympics
The Verge / Posted yesterday
a blanket ban on Russian athletes, The New York Times reported. And on July 22, Russia was banned from competing in the Paralympics after 35 doping violations were found among Russian Paralympians; these violations had been hidden by the Russian... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
International Olympics Committee stops short of complete ban of Russiaban The International Paralympic Committee will decide next month whether to b
International Olympics Committee stops short of complete ban of Russia
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
ban The International Paralympic Committee will decide next month whether to ban Russia from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics after opening disciplinary proceedings against the doping-tainted nation. Russia faces being kicked out of the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
International Olympics Committee stops short of complete ban of Russiaban The International Paralympic Committee will decide next month whether to b
International Olympics Committee stops short of complete ban of Russia
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
ban The International Paralympic Committee will decide next month whether to ban Russia from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics after opening disciplinary proceedings against the doping-tainted nation. Russia faces being kicked out of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Through the darkness, Brad Snyder becomes one of the best swimmers in the worldteam, couldn’t have known that the humid morning in 2011 marked the start of an
Through the darkness, Brad Snyder becomes one of the best swimmers in the world
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
team, couldn’t have known that the humid morning in 2011 marked the start of an journey to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics in September. The Games open on the five-year anniversary of the explosion. “It took my identity being stripped... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
So what if the Russians cheated at the Olympics?and brandy, lugers warmed their runners, fencers wired their swords — the Olymp
So what if the Russians cheated at the Olympics?
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
and brandy, lugers warmed their runners, fencers wired their swords — the Olympics are full of this stuff. Spain fixed the Paralympics in Sydney, for crying out loud, loading its basketball team with players with higher IQs than allowed, not that... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, July 24, 2016Olympic towels, sweaters, flip flops, bags. I was in freebie heaven. "I had a
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, July 24, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Olympic towels, sweaters, flip flops, bags. I was in freebie heaven. "I had a roommate who was going to compete in the Paralympics a few weeks later. One morning, I happened to look at our garbage, and noticed it was unusually full to the brim.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Golden-age hip-hop tour heads for SFwas released not in 1987 but rather in 2007 — “Harder Than You Think,” which be
Golden-age hip-hop tour heads for SF
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
was released not in 1987 but rather in 2007 — “Harder Than You Think,” which became the theme song for the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London and turned into the band’s biggest hit in Britain. The next year, Public Enemy became the fourth rap... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio 2016 Olympics modern pentathlon: All you need to know ahead of the event area. The indoor arena will also host the basketball competition at Rio 2016 an
Rio 2016 Olympics modern pentathlon: All you need to know ahead of the event
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
area. The indoor arena will also host the basketball competition at Rio 2016 and the wheelchair fencing event at the Paralympics. Deodoro Stadium: Another temporary venue on the site of the Olympic Park will host both the riding and combined... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Decision time: IOC poised to rule on Russia’s status for RioSaturday, March 8, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground, watches
Decision time: IOC poised to rule on Russia’s status for Rio
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
Saturday, March 8, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground, watches downhill ski competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Roza Khutor mountain district of Sochi, Russia, as Russia’s sports minister Vitaly Mutko stands behind. On... Read more
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give me sport
Lance Armstrong and four of the other biggest scandals in sporting history'Paralympians' Arguably the most morally deviant of them all. The Basketball I
Lance Armstrong and four of the other biggest scandals in sporting history
give me sport / Posted yesterday
'Paralympians' Arguably the most morally deviant of them all. The Basketball ID competition at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics was dominated by a Spanish team that seemed too good to be true. Well, that's because they were. The competition... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Russian Paralympics may now face the bootRussia finished second on the medal table at the last Paralympics. Photo / AP
Russian Paralympics may now face the boot
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Russia finished second on the medal table at the last Paralympics. Photo / AP Russia face being kicked out of the Paralympics in Rio in the latest disciplinary action by a sports body infuriated at growing evidence about the country's... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Italy hosts first Down's Syndrome 'Olympics'here are abuzz with plans to try to reintroduce Down's Syndrome athletes to the
Italy hosts first Down's Syndrome 'Olympics'
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
here are abuzz with plans to try to reintroduce Down's Syndrome athletes to the world's most prestigious competition. The Paralympics suspended all intellectually disabled athletes from the 2004 games onwards after members of several national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Place for Herunga in Olympic TeamCommittee announced a team of 10 athletes during a public send-off ceremony at
No Place for Herunga in Olympic Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Committee announced a team of 10 athletes during a public send-off ceremony at Maerua Mall in Windhoek. Members of the Paralympics team, which is still to be finalised, also attended the event. "That case has been closed. The deadline for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Russian doping: Paralympians want cheats thrown outnot drugs. "Just come and spend a year with me and I'll show you how to train
Russian doping: Paralympians want cheats thrown out
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
not drugs. "Just come and spend a year with me and I'll show you how to train properly. “For me, if you do take the easy way out, you're quite weak up here (mentally). Those guys need help.” The Paralympics take place in Rio from September 7 to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Through the darkness, Brad Snyder becomes one of the best swimmers in the worldteam, couldn’t have known that the humid morning in 2011 marked the start of an
Through the darkness, Brad Snyder becomes one of the best swimmers in the world
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
team, couldn’t have known that the humid morning in 2011 marked the start of an journey to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics in September. The Games open on the five-year anniversary of the explosion. “It took my identity being stripped... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russiaworld governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who wo
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
world governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who won four gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, believes the IPC should have acted sooner. "It's about time," he said. "It's getting ridiculous to be honest.... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russiaworld governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who wo
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
world governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who won four gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, believes the IPC should have acted sooner. "It's about time," he said. "It's getting ridiculous to be honest.... Read more
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Gazette
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russiaworld governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who wo
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
world governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who won four gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, believes the IPC should have acted sooner. "It's about time," he said. "It's getting ridiculous to be honest.... Read more
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guardian-series
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russiaworld governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who wo
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
world governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who won four gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, believes the IPC should have acted sooner. "It's about time," he said. "It's getting ridiculous to be honest.... Read more
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Harrow Times
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russiaworld governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who wo
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
world governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who won four gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, believes the IPC should have acted sooner. "It's about time," he said. "It's getting ridiculous to be honest.... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russiaworld governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who wo
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
world governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who won four gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, believes the IPC should have acted sooner. "It's about time," he said. "It's getting ridiculous to be honest.... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russiaworld governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who wo
David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
world governing body, initially suspended Russia last November and Weir, who won four gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, believes the IPC should have acted sooner. "It's about time," he said. "It's getting ridiculous to be honest.... Read more
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guardian-series
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weakof the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A dec
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weak
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
of the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Record-breaker Whitehead: Doping athletes 'weak'so they can have a clean national governing body. That's what I'd do." A decis
Record-breaker Whitehead: Doping athletes 'weak'
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
so they can have a clean national governing body. That's what I'd do." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weakof the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A dec
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weak
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
of the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weakof the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A dec
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weak
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
of the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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Gazette
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weakof the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A dec
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weak
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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Harrow Times
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weakof the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A dec
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weak
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
of the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weakof the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A dec
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weak
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
of the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weakof the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A dec
Richard Whitehead: Doping athletes are weak
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
of the athletes now are wanting to race outside of their national flag." A decision over Russia's participation in the Paralympics, which take place from September 7 to 18, will be made in the first week of August. The Olympics open on August... Read more
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