Paralympics 2016

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First Lady: Paralympian Deepa Malik is first guest on our new show with Meghna Pant
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First Lady: Paralympian Deepa Malik is first guest on our new show with Meghna Pant

On First Lady, host Meghna Pant meets with women achievers from all walks of life, starting with Paralympian heroine Deepa Malik.

Paralympics 2016 gold-medallist Thangavelu Mariyappan returns to hero's welcome in Chennai
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Paralympics 2016 gold-medallist Thangavelu Mariyappan returns to hero's welcome in Chennai

Thangavelu Mariyappan, who won a gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, returned home to a hero's welcome in Chennai

Deepa Malik's Paralympics triumph shows the value of putting 'ability over disability'
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Deepa Malik's Paralympics triumph shows the value of putting 'ability over disability'

Deepa Malik, 45-year-old Arjuna Awardee and now Paralympic medal winner, had participated in swimming and track and field events, and was a biker and car rally driver before a spinal tumour left her paralysed from the chest down in 1999

PM Narendra Modi meets Rio Paralympians, says they have made country proud
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PM Narendra Modi meets Rio Paralympians, says they have made country proud

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met the Indian athletes who took part in the Rio Paralympic Games, including the four medallists, and applauded them for making the country proud with their achievements.

Delhi Golf club announces Rs 50 lakh in cash awards for Rio Olympics and Paralympics winners
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Delhi Golf club announces Rs 50 lakh in cash awards for Rio Olympics and Paralympics winners

The Delhi Golf club on Tuesday announced cash awards of Rs 50 lakhs for all medal winners from the 2016 Rio Olympics & Paralympics.

Deepa's life story is very inspiring and I have learned a lot from her, says Sakshi Malik
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Deepa's life story is very inspiring and I have learned a lot from her, says Sakshi Malik

Rio Olympics bronze-winning wrestler Sakshi Malik on Tuesday termed the life story of para athlete Deepa Malik as inspiring.

Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak
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Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak

President Vladimir Putin says the hack of Olympic athletes' data has cast a spotlight on a hypocritical decision to bar Russian athletes.

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: Deepa Malik says Haryana's respect for disabled woman is a 'really big deal'
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Paralympics 2016: Deepa Malik says Haryana's respect for disabled woman is a 'really big deal'

Cherishing the reception she got post her silver medal at the Rio Paralympics, Deepa Malik said that getting love from Haryana is a "really big deal".

Paralympics 2016: With four medals, Indian athletes secure best ever haul for country
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Paralympics 2016: With four medals, Indian athletes secure best ever haul for country

India capped off a successful Paralympic Games in Rio with their best ever haul of four medals that included two golds and a silver and bronze medal apiece.

Rio Paralympics 2016 Highlights: From overcoming all odds to beating Olympic records
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Rio Paralympics 2016 Highlights: From overcoming all odds to beating Olympic records

The Rio Paralympics featured thrilling victories, records, tears -- and controversy. Here are highlights of the first Games ever held in South America, which end Sunday.

Paralympics 2016: Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad dies after race accident in Rio
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Paralympics 2016: Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad dies after race accident in Rio

Iranian Paralympic cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad died Saturday after an accident in the road race on the penultimate day of the Rio Games, officials said.

Fifa WC, Olympics, Paralympics: Brazil partied for five years; it's now time for the hangover
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Fifa WC, Olympics, Paralympics: Brazil partied for five years; it's now time for the hangover

It's been a grueling path, coinciding with a precipitous decline in the once booming economy and a correspondingly sharp rise in political instability