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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
Allow Indian para-athletes to compete under the Indian flag: Sports Ministry to IPC

May 22, 2015

Allow Indian para-athletes to compete under the Indian flag: Sports Ministry to IPC

The ban on PCI notwithstanding, Sports Ministry has requested the International Paralympic Committee to allow Indian athletes to participate in world competitions under the country's national flag. #Athletics #SportsTracker #IPC #athletes #Paralympics #Indian Para-athletes #Indian Atheltics #Paralympic Commitee of India
India's para-athletes can compete in international events, but ban on national body stays

May 20, 2015

India's para-athletes can compete in international events, but ban on national body stays

In a big boost to India's para-athletes, the International Paralympic Committee today gave them permission to compete in international competitions under the IPC flag in spite of the ban slapped on the national body. #NewsTracker #Athletics #IPC #athletes #Paralympics #Indian Para-athletes #Indian Atheltics #Paralympic Commitee of India
De-recognition by Sports Ministry was expected, says Paralympic Committee of India president

Apr 23, 2015

De-recognition by Sports Ministry was expected, says Paralympic Committee of India president

Paralympic Committee of India's new President Nale Nandkishor has aid the de-recognition by the Sports Ministry was expected they were banned by the IPC for mismanagement. #NewsTracker #Sports Ministry #PCI #Paralympics #Paralympic Committee of India #Rajesh Tomar #National Para Athletics Championships #Nale Nandkishor
IPC suspends Paralympic Committee of India, sports ministry issues notice

Apr 17, 2015

IPC suspends Paralympic Committee of India, sports ministry issues notice

The suspension of the Paralympic Committee of India was due to "individual conflicts at the national level between different groups and persons." #Sports Ministry #SportsTracker #PCI #IPC #Paralympics #Paralympic Committee of India #Rajesh Tomar #International Committee of India
Sports ministry increases award money; Paralympic winners to get as much as Olympic medallists

Jan 29, 2015

Sports ministry increases award money; Paralympic winners to get as much as Olympic medallists

Olympic champions will now get Rs.75 lakh, silver medallists Rs.50 lakh and bronze medal winners Rs.30 lakh. #Sports #Olympics #Sports Ministry #SportsTracker #Paralympics #Sarbananda Sonowal