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AllAfrica.com
Paralympics 2016 - Uncertainty Surrounds Nigeria's Participationfor September 7-18, and it complicates matters for the athletes who have been c
Paralympics 2016 - Uncertainty Surrounds Nigeria's Participation
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
for September 7-18, and it complicates matters for the athletes who have been crying over unpaid camping allowances. The Paralympic Games for Nigeria have always been a saving grace, for a country unable to win medals at the main Olympics.... Read more
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New Kerala
Rio Paralympics can 'open doors' for inclusion, says Romario - newkerala.com #109726Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 : The Paralympic Games in Rio will help transform percep
Rio Paralympics can 'open doors' for inclusion, says Romario - newkerala.com #109726
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 : The Paralympic Games in Rio will help transform perceptions in Latin America about people with impairment, football great Romario said. The former Barcelona and Selecao striker said the September 7 to 18 Games could "open... Read more
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Daily Record
Baby of Team GB's Paralympic squad given hero's send-off by schoolmatesto Rio Abby, a second-year pupil who turned 13 just days ago, smashed the Brit
Baby of Team GB's Paralympic squad given hero's send-off by schoolmates
Daily Record / Posted 6 hours ago
to Rio Abby, a second-year pupil who turned 13 just days ago, smashed the British record in the 100m backstroke S13 at the Paralympic trials in April. Read More She took up swimming at the age of seven after a family holiday in Australia.... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Athlete recalls her journey to Team USA’s women’s wheelchair basketball teamNORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Olympic Games might be over, but athletes are sti
Athlete recalls her journey to Team USA’s women’s wheelchair basketball team
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 11 hours ago
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Olympic Games might be over, but athletes are still making their way to Rio. The Paralympic Games begin Sept. 7, and one disabled Clay County athlete has risen from an accident to the top of her sport to punch her ticket... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ryan Lochte is talks to join Dancing With The Starsdecision to end our partnership with Ryan Lochte. We remain committed to suppor
Ryan Lochte is talks to join Dancing With The Stars
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
decision to end our partnership with Ryan Lochte. We remain committed to supporting Team USA and the athletes preparing for the Paralympic Games.' Speedo were the first company to end a relationship with Lochte, announcing the decision in a... Read more
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birminghammail
When are the Paralympics 2016 - what TV channel are they are on and when can I watch them?medals from Rio including 27 gold. But that’s not the end of this summer’s int
When are the Paralympics 2016 - what TV channel are they are on and when can I watch them?
birminghammail / Posted 16 hours ago
medals from Rio including 27 gold. But that’s not the end of this summer’s international sport. Still to come in Rio are the Paralympics. Here’s all you need to know. Read More When are the Paralympics? The Rio 2016 Paralympics, for athletes... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Paralympics: Ashley Facey Thompson gets late call-up to Team GBhave been reallocated to other nations. All British athletes selected today ha
Paralympics: Ashley Facey Thompson gets late call-up to Team GB
Ilford Recorder / Posted 18 hours ago
have been reallocated to other nations. All British athletes selected today have been in contention for a place in the ParalympicsGB team and only narrowly missed out on selection earlier this year. “It was frustrating to miss out on... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Paralympics: Ashley Facey Thompson gets late call-up to Team GBhave been reallocated to other nations. All British athletes selected today ha
Paralympics: Ashley Facey Thompson gets late call-up to Team GB
Newham Recorder / Posted 18 hours ago
have been reallocated to other nations. All British athletes selected today have been in contention for a place in the ParalympicsGB team and only narrowly missed out on selection earlier this year. “It was frustrating to miss out on... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Paralympics: Ashley Facey Thompson gets late call-up to Team GBhave been reallocated to other nations. All British athletes selected today ha
Paralympics: Ashley Facey Thompson gets late call-up to Team GB
Romford Recorder / Posted 18 hours ago
have been reallocated to other nations. All British athletes selected today have been in contention for a place in the ParalympicsGB team and only narrowly missed out on selection earlier this year. “It was frustrating to miss out on... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Disabled Athletes Ready for Rio ParalympicsThe activities of the Cuban delegation to the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro 201
Cuban Disabled Athletes Ready for Rio Paralympics
Radio Angulo / Posted 22 hours ago
The activities of the Cuban delegation to the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro 2016 began this Tuesday with an artistic gala and a literary meeting at the recreational cultural center of the National Association for the Blind (ANCI) in Havana. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paralympian Stars Out to Restore Namibian PrideNAMIBIA's Paralympics team hopes to restore the nation's pride when they leave
Paralympian Stars Out to Restore Namibian Pride
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
NAMIBIA's Paralympics team hopes to restore the nation's pride when they leave for Rio next week to compete at the Paralympic Games. The team paid a courtesy call on the Namibia Sport Commission (NSC) on Wednesday where the secretary general of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Why disabled athletes should boycott the Rio 2016 Paralympics(IPC) president, Sir Philip Craven, cannot find a positive spin, admitting "nev
Why disabled athletes should boycott the Rio 2016 Paralympics
International Business Times / Posted 22 hours ago
(IPC) president, Sir Philip Craven, cannot find a positive spin, admitting "never before in the 56-year history of the Paralympic Games have we faced circumstances like this," needs must. The show must go on, so the adage goes, but not if... Read more
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New Kerala
'Rio Paralympics will be success despite funding problems' - newkerala.com #109302Paralympic Committee (IPC) head Phillip Craven earlier commented that "never be
'Rio Paralympics will be success despite funding problems' - newkerala.com #109302
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Paralympic Committee (IPC) head Phillip Craven earlier commented that "never before in the 56-year history of the Paralympic Games have we faced circumstances like this". Despite the unprecedented setbacks this year's Games have... Read more
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HITC Sport
Steve Bate set his sights on cycling gold despite being visually impairedRio de Janeiro, an athlete who had only recently taken up cycling had a more re
Steve Bate set his sights on cycling gold despite being visually impaired
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
Rio de Janeiro, an athlete who had only recently taken up cycling had a more realistic goal. He just wanted to make it to the Paralympic Games in the first place and then, well, who knows what comes next? “Life will go on if I win medals or if I... Read more
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New Kerala
Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Olympics - newkerala.com #10926521. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government told Japanese media the flag will be kep
Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Olympics - newkerala.com #109265
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
21. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government told Japanese media the flag will be kept at its headquarters until the arrival of the Paralympic flag in September. Authorities plan to display both flags in different areas of the East Asian archipelago to... Read more
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International Business Times
Neymar, Super Mario and Sugarloaf Mountain bring Rio 2016 to a closebut life is returning to the normal quietness of the Brazilian winter on – at l
Neymar, Super Mario and Sugarloaf Mountain bring Rio 2016 to a close
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
but life is returning to the normal quietness of the Brazilian winter on – at least for a few weeks until the start of the Paralympic Games. For us however, our time here has come to its end so I though it wise to mention a few of our... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rio 2016 Paralympics: Upheld ban on Russia is not a source of celebration - Philip Cravenhave enormous sympathy for the Russian athletes who will now miss out on the Ri
Rio 2016 Paralympics: Upheld ban on Russia is not a source of celebration - Philip Craven
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
have enormous sympathy for the Russian athletes who will now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. It is a sad day for the Paralympic movement, but we hope also a new beginning. We hope this decision acts as a catalyst for change in Russia and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Russian Para team is bannedhad evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, inclu
Russian Para team is banned
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
had evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, including 27 from competitors in eight sports on the Paralympic program. On Tuesday, Craven said the ruling was a "sad day for the Paralympic Movement, but we hope also a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympicshad evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, inclu
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
had evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, including 27 from competitors in eight sports on the Paralympic program. On Tuesday, Craven said the ruling was a "sad day for the Paralympic Movement, but we hope also a... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Paralympic Star Looks for 4 Gold Medals in Riocan be improved as a legacy to Latin America's first Paralympic Games. "It was
Cuban Paralympic Star Looks for 4 Gold Medals in Rio
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
can be improved as a legacy to Latin America's first Paralympic Games. "It was very interesting because they explained to the Paralympic athletes, many of whom were very young, that life goes beyond sports and you can still be useful to society... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paralympian's life celebrated in bookin the publication of a book by personal historian Jenny Rutherford of Life Sto
Paralympian's life celebrated in book
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
in 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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Manila Bulletin
PH to send 5 athletes to Rio Paralympics5 athletes to Rio Paralympics Five athletes, led by Sydney Olympics medalist A
PH to send 5 athletes to Rio Paralympics
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
5 athletes to Rio Paralympics 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 country’s... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Russian riders to miss Rio Paralympics after appeal lostenormous sympathy for the Russian athletes who will now miss out on the Rio 201
Russian riders to miss Rio Paralympics after appeal lost
Horse and Hound / Posted yesterday
enormous sympathy for the Russian athletes who will now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. “It is a sad day for the Paralympic movement, but we hope also a new beginning. Related articles: “We hope this decision acts as a catalyst for... Read more
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New Kerala
Brazilian government to help fund Rio Paralympic Games - newkerala.com #109141to cover its expenses, and pledged to look for another 150 million reais ($45.4
Brazilian government to help fund Rio Paralympic Games - newkerala.com #109141
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
to cover its expenses, and pledged to look for another 150 million reais ($45.4 million). The government considers the Paralympic Games to be as important as the Olympics that preceded them, said Padilha, noting Temer is due to attend the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classifi
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classification to break the 4-minute mile. During the Paralympic trials, Brannigan ran a mile in 3:50.05, according to Runner’s World. When Brannigan was 7, his parents found... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classifi
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classification to break the 4-minute mile. During the Paralympic trials, Brannigan ran a mile in 3:50.05, according to Runner’s World. When Brannigan was 7, his parents found... Read more
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ajc.com
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classifi
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classification to break the 4-minute mile. During the Paralympic trials, Brannigan ran a mile in 3:50.05, according to Runner’s World. When Brannigan was 7, his parents found... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classifi
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classification to break the 4-minute mile. During the Paralympic trials, Brannigan ran a mile in 3:50.05, according to Runner’s World. When Brannigan was 7, his parents found... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classifi
This runner is one of the fastest in the world -- and he has...
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
Games on Sept 13. Brannigan is the first runner with a T20 Paralympic classification to break the 4-minute mile. During the Paralympic trials, Brannigan ran a mile in 3:50.05, according to Runner’s World. When Brannigan was 7, his parents found... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sports court confirms Russian ban from Paralympics for dopinghad evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, inclu
Sports court confirms Russian ban from Paralympics for doping
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
had evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, including 27 from competitors in eight sports on the Paralympic program. On Tuesday, Craven said the ruling was a “sad day for the Paralympic Movement, but we hope also a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the restthe size of the project. Mourinho made a point of signing big players who can
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the rest
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the size of the project. Mourinho made a point of signing big players who can hurt the opposition What is about to befall the Paralympic Games in Rio is little less than tragedy — and, sadly, it is a wholly avoidable tragedy. The International... Read more
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Japan Today
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban ‹ Japan Todaywill now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games,” said IPC president Philip
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
will now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games,” said IPC president Philip Craven in a statement. “It is a sad day for the Paralympic Movement but we hope also a new beginning,” he said, adding that he wanted the ruling to be a “catalyst for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics banwill now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games," said IPC president Philip
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
will now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games," said IPC president Philip Craven in a statement. "It is a sad day for the Paralympic Movement but we hope also a new beginning," he said, adding that he wanted the ruling to be a "catalyst for... 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 yesterday
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 banwill now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games," said IPC president Philip
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
The Age / Posted yesterday
will now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games," said IPC president Philip Craven in a statement. "It is a sad day for the Paralympic Movement but we hope also a new beginning," he said, adding that he wanted the ruling to be a "catalyst for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Russian Paralympic team bannedhad evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, inclu
Russian Paralympic team banned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
had evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, including 27 from competitors in eight sports on the Paralympic program. On Tuesday, Craven said the ruling was a "sad day for the Paralympic Movement, but we hope also a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Russian Paralympic team bannedhad evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, inclu
Russian Paralympic team banned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
had evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, including 27 from competitors in eight sports on the Paralympic program. On Tuesday, Craven said the ruling was a "sad day for the Paralympic Movement, but we hope also a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Paralympics athletes donating own cash to buy tickets to fill empty stadiumsBolt and Jessica Ennis-Hill often performing to just 30% of the main stadium’s
Paralympics athletes donating own cash to buy tickets to fill empty stadiums
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Bolt 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... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympicshad evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, inclu
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
had evidence of manipulated doping tests relating to 44 Russian athletes, including 27 from competitors in eight sports on the Paralympic program. On Tuesday, Craven said the ruling was a "sad day for the Paralympic Movement, but we hope also a... Read more
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International Business Times
Giant matryoshka doll stops Russian Olympic team leaving RioRussian sport suffered a further blow on Tuesday 23 August when it failed in it
Giant matryoshka doll stops Russian Olympic team leaving Rio
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Russian sport suffered a further blow on Tuesday 23 August when it failed in its appeal against its exclusion from the Paralympic Games in the wake of a damning report into the country's state-run doping programme. The Court of Arbitration... 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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... Read more
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BBC News
Rio Paralympics 2016: Russian doping ban 'cynical', says PMin total and finishing in fourth place in the medal table. Russia had been set
Rio Paralympics 2016: Russian doping ban 'cynical', says PM
BBC News / Posted yesterday
in total and finishing in fourth place in the medal table. Russia had been set to take 267 competitors across 18 sports to the Paralympics. The Cas statement added that it had not looked at the "natural justice rights or personality rights" of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics banwill now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games," said IPC president Philip
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
will now miss out on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games," said IPC president Philip Craven in a statement. "It is a sad day for the Paralympic Movement but we hope also a new beginning," he said, adding that he wanted the ruling to be a "catalyst for... Read more
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11 News Houston
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio ParalympicsGENEVA (AP) — Russia is banned from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a st
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
GENEVA (AP) — 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 said its judges ruled that the International Paralympic Committee "did not violate... 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 appealmade the decision in light of the McLaren report, which detailed a state-sponso
Rio Paralympics 2016: Russia banned after losing appeal
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
made the decision in light of the McLaren report, which detailed a state-sponsored doping programme operated by Russia. The Paralympics begin on 7 September. The IPC's decision to ban the entire Russian team "was proportionate in the... Read more
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New Kerala
CAS rejects Russia's appeal against Paralympics ban decision - newkerala.com #108941the IPC decision is confirmed," CAS said in a statement. "So, the entire Russia
CAS rejects Russia's appeal against Paralympics ban decision - newkerala.com #108941
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the IPC decision is confirmed," CAS said in a statement. "So, the entire Russian team has not been allowed to compete in the Paralympic Games." "The CAS Panel in charge of this matter found that the IPC did not violate any procedural rule in... Read more
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