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Russia doping scandal: PM Dmitry Medvedev condemns Paralympics ban, calls ruling 'cynical'

Aug 24, 2016

Russia doping scandal: PM Dmitry Medvedev condemns Paralympics ban, calls ruling 'cynical'

PM Dmitry Medvedev said that CAS's decision to uphold a ban on Russia's participation in the Rio Paralympics because of a doping scandal, was cynical. #Russia #Dmitry Medvedev #Paralympics #CAS #Court of Arbitration for Sport #Rio Olympics #Doping scandal #Vitaly Mutko #TASS #Philip Craven #Friedhelm Julius Beucher
Rio Paralympics scheduled for September in precarious state, faces more cuts

Aug 16, 2016

Rio Paralympics scheduled for September in precarious state, faces more cuts

The Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said on Monday. #Brazil #IOC #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #International Olympic Committee #SportsTracker #Eduardo Paes #IPC #Paralympics #Olympics 2016 #Mario Andrada #International Paralympic Committee #Philip Craven
Paralympics 2016: Russia slams blanket ban as 'beyond belief'; appeals before CAS

Aug 15, 2016

Paralympics 2016: Russia slams blanket ban as 'beyond belief'; appeals before CAS

Russia's Paralympic Committee announced it has filed an appeal against the decision to ban the country from the Rio Paralympic Games over evidence of state-sponsored doping. #Russia #IPC #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Russian doping scandal #Russian doping controversy #International Paralympic Committee #Paralympics 2016 #Rio Paralympics 2016 #Russian Paralympics Committee #Vladimir Lukin
Rio Olympics 2016: Breakthrough moment for Iran as Zahra Nemati becomes first woman flagbearer

Aug 06, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Breakthrough moment for Iran as Zahra Nemati becomes first woman flagbearer

When archer Zahra Nemati carried the Iranian flag into the Maracana Stadium on Friday, she broke new ground for the Islamic country. #Iran #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Flagbearer #In the spotlight #Zahra Nemati
Now Russia faces possible suspension from Paralympic Games over doping scandal

Jul 23, 2016

Now Russia faces possible suspension from Paralympic Games over doping scandal

Russia on Friday made a last-ditch bid to avoid a blanket ban at the Rio Games over state-run doping as a fresh batch of drug test failures from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 rocked the Olympics. #Russia #IAAF #London 2012 #Beijing 2008 #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #International Paralympic Federation #IPF
Zika threat is real: Rio Olympics should be moved or delayed, say 150 experts

May 28, 2016

Zika threat is real: Rio Olympics should be moved or delayed, say 150 experts

An open letter signed by 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers called for the Rio Olympics 2016 to be moved or delayed due to the Zika virus #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #World Health Organisation #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Zika #Tom Freiden
Watch! He was born without hands. So? Jagwinder has a dream and he is cycling for it

Feb 18, 2016

Watch! He was born without hands. So? Jagwinder has a dream and he is cycling for it

A cyclist of national repute, Jagwinder now aspires to bring glory to India by winning a Paralympic gold in Rio this year. #Cycling #Paralympics #Paralympic Games #Rio 2016 #Jagwinder Singh
Sorry, Girisha: Whichever way you look at it, Sania Mirza has earned the Khel Ratna award

Aug 28, 2015

Sorry, Girisha: Whichever way you look at it, Sania Mirza has earned the Khel Ratna award

Firstpost decided to go to the source to find out whose case stands up better to scrutiny - Sania Mirza or HN Girisha - for Khel Ratna #Wimbledon #Tennis #Leander Paes #Sania Mirza #SportsTracker #Martina Hingis #Paralympics #Sania #Shareworthy #Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award #HN Girisha
Days before release from prison, prosecutors seek Pistorius murder verdict

Aug 17, 2015

Days before release from prison, prosecutors seek Pistorius murder verdict

Pistorius has spent less than a year behind bars since being convicted in a sensational trial on the lesser charge of culpable homicide, and is expected to leave jail on Friday for a form of house arrest. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #SportsTracker #Paralympics #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial