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Countries face cut in Para-sport slots over doping Countries whose Para-sport athletes repeatedly fail drugs tests could see a reduction in the number of competition slots they are allowed at Rio 2016. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is
Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work. After receiving 1,300 proposals, Google is announcing five nonprofits Wednesday that will receive a free pair of the glasses, a $25,000 grant
Paralympic long jumper Stef Reid boosted by new world best Paralympic long jump silver medallist Stef Reid hopes her new world best can be the catalyst to a successful 2014 season...Reid, who was born in New Zealand to British parents and represented
Igor Stella was also fined E1,125 ($A1,750) after a steroid was found in an out-of-competition urine sample provided three days before the Paralympics. The IPC says a "panel accepts it was not to enhance his performance."
Russia The head of the International Paralympic Committee says there is no need to seek human rights assurances from countries hosting future games. The buildup to the Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi saw rights groups protesting the Russian law
At the age of 10, Yulia Simonova broke her back while performing gymnastics. The accident marked the beginning of life in a wheelchair and an end to any kind of social life for a young schoolgirl. I couldn't go to school anymore because it wasn't
Australian para-snowboarder Matthew Robinson is in a critical condition in hospital in Barcelona after a racing accident at the International Paralympic Committee Snowboard World Cup finals in La Molina, Spain. Robinson, 29, underwent surgery to
08 Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has submitted a letter to International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to have para-badminton considered for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, becoming the first international federation to
This is the airport where in just under 1,000 days thousands of Paralympic athletes and spectators will be arriving. You do not have to go far into this country to discover that progress still needs to be made...The biggest battle for Rio is not to
British celebrity Heather Mills was restrained while attempting to attack a Paralympics official in Austria, the Express newspaper in London reported. Mills, 45, is the ex-wife of rock 'n' roll icon Paul McCartney . The former "Dancing with the Stars"