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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers set to meet for talks on banning overseas fans from Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers set to meet for talks on banning overseas fans from Games

The move would be an unprecedented decision that will further scale back once-grand ambitions for the pandemic event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers, IOC ready to announce ban on fans from abroad
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers, IOC ready to announce ban on fans from abroad

The announcement is expected to come after “five-party” talks on Saturday with the IOC, local organisers, the Japanese government, the Tokyo metropolitan government and the International Paralympic Committee.

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary's missed dope test not considered whereabouts failure, says IPC
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Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary's missed dope test not considered whereabouts failure, says IPC

Chaudhary, who is under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) of the government, was not available at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium complex when a dope control officer (DCO) came to take his sample last month.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: IPC to grant members, athletes total of $2.2 million in build-up to tournament
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: IPC to grant members, athletes total of $2.2 million in build-up to tournament

The IPC said it would begin awarding grants in February, six months before the 24 August opening ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympic Games delayed one year by the coronavirus pandemic.

Paralympic Committee of India welcomes Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020's postponement, says 'absolutely the right thing to do'
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Paralympic Committee of India welcomes Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020's postponement, says 'absolutely the right thing to do'

President Deepa Malik had earlier said that "health of the athletes will always be our top priority".

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers establish task force to focus on coronavirus, reiterate that Games will go as scheduled
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers establish task force to focus on coronavirus, reiterate that Games will go as scheduled

Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organisers again tried on Thursday to allay fears that the 2020 Games could be postponed or cancelled by the fast-spreading coronavirus from China.

World Para Athletics Championships: 23-year-old Yogesh Kathuniya wins bronze medal in men's discus throw
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World Para Athletics Championships: 23-year-old Yogesh Kathuniya wins bronze medal in men's discus throw

The 23-year old Kathuniya hurled the discus to a distance of 42.51 metres in his sixth attempt to take the bronze

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju amends policy for para-athletes, grants Para-Badminton World Championship medallists Rs 1.82 cr reward
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Sports minister Kiren Rijiju amends policy for para-athletes, grants Para-Badminton World Championship medallists Rs 1.82 cr reward

The first set of athletes who received their cash awards under the changed guidelines are para-badminton players, who have just won 12 medals at the recently-concluded World Championships in Basel, Switzerland.

IPC chief Andrew Parsons hopes Tokyo Paralympics 2020 will change perception towards disability in Japanese society
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IPC chief Andrew Parsons hopes Tokyo Paralympics 2020 will change perception towards disability in Japanese society

Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan.

International Paralympic Committee set to lift Russia suspension over doping scandal, but with conditions
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International Paralympic Committee set to lift Russia suspension over doping scandal, but with conditions

The International Paralympic Committee said on Friday it will conditionally readmit Russia by March this year, lifting a suspension imposed over a doping scandal.

Russia barred from all Paralympic competitions; certain athletes allowed to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Winter Games
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Russia barred from all Paralympic competitions; certain athletes allowed to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Winter Games

Russia has been barred from all Paralympic competitions since August 2016 over allegations of state-sponsored doping that have also led to the suspension of the country’s athletics federation and its anti-doping agency.

Winter Paralympics 2018: IPC maintains suspension on Russia; will take call on nation's participation in event
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Winter Paralympics 2018: IPC maintains suspension on Russia; will take call on nation's participation in event

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russia's Paralympic Committee, but had yet to make a final decision on whether Russia can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.

Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremony
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Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremony

Rio said farewell to the Paralympics Sunday in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil's love for music and celebrating what many consider to have been a surprisingly successful Games.

Paralympics 2016: Authorities to investigate Algeria's claims of missing goalball match against Israel due to 'travel delays'
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Paralympics 2016: Authorities to investigate Algeria's claims of missing goalball match against Israel due to 'travel delays'

Paralympic authorities said Sunday they are skeptical about Algeria's claim that its women's goalball team missed a game against Israel in Rio purely due to travel delays.

Rio Paralympics 2016: Games set for grand opening ceremony after chaotic build-up
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Rio Paralympics 2016: Games set for grand opening ceremony after chaotic build-up

Thousands of fans and athletes will open the 2016 Rio Paralympics at a gala ceremony today where organisers hope to draw a line under a chaotic build-up.

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

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

Rio 2016: Most of our paralympians are clean, claims Russian Olympic Committee chief
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Rio 2016: Most of our paralympians are clean, claims Russian Olympic Committee chief

Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov said that most of his country's paralympians are absolutely "clean".

Russia banned from Rio Paralympics 2016 over doping scandal, confirms IPC
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Russia banned from Rio Paralympics 2016 over doping scandal, confirms IPC

The IPC on Sunday banned all Russians from its own Games next month because of the widespread doping culture that it says has polluted sport in the country.