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Mar 25, 2020
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".
Feb 06, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers establish task force to focus on coronavirus, reiterate that Games will go as scheduledTokyo 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.
Nov 12, 2019
World Para Athletics Championships: 23-year-old Yogesh Kathuniya wins bronze medal in men's discus throwThe 23-year old Kathuniya hurled the discus to a distance of 42.51 metres in his sixth attempt to take the bronze
Aug 28, 2019
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju amends policy for para-athletes, grants Para-Badminton World Championship medallists Rs 1.82 cr rewardThe 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.
Aug 22, 2019
IPC chief Andrew Parsons hopes Tokyo Paralympics 2020 will change perception towards disability in Japanese societyAndrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan.
Feb 08, 2019
International Paralympic Committee set to lift Russia suspension over doping scandal, but with conditionsThe International Paralympic Committee said on Friday it will conditionally readmit Russia by March this year, lifting a suspension imposed over a doping scandal.
Jan 29, 2018
Russia barred from all Paralympic competitions; certain athletes allowed to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Winter GamesRussia 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.
Dec 20, 2017
Winter Paralympics 2018: IPC maintains suspension on Russia; will take call on nation's participation in eventThe 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.
Sep 19, 2016
Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremonyRio 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.
Sep 11, 2016
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.