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Ashanti, Central Pick Gold in Paralympics 100 Metres Race

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Ashanti and Central Region won their first gold medals at the on-going National Sports Festival, Kumasi, in the finals of the paralympics 100 metres...

Chapecoense survivor Follmann dreams of Paralympics

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Jakson Follmann has expressed a wish to return to competitive sport as he continues his recovery from the Chapecoense air disaster. The...
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Top business group uses paralympics to promote peace ahead of elections

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The second edition of the annual Ghana Paralympic Festival came off in Tema, 25th November,2016 with organizers, urging all Ghanaians to help ensure...

IPC Saves Team Ghana Ahead of 2016 Paralympics

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The IPC, according to information gathered by the GNA Sports, has offered to purchase air tickets for three athletes and two technical officials to...

3 of Ghana’s Disabled Athletes to Shun Paralympics Due to Neglect

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Ghana’s three disabled athletes representing the country in next month's Paralympics Games in Brazil have decided to redraw their participation in the upcoming...
Ria-Novosti/AFP/File / Mikhail Klimentyev Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C) poses for a photo with Russian athletes, winners of the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, on February 24, 2014

Russian doping: Russians fate in Olympics to be decided soon

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A Wada-commissioned report found urine samples of Russian competitors were manipulated across the "vast majority" of summer and winter Olympic sports from late 2011...

Ghana paralympian eyes top finish

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“I have been training hard to win a medal, this year, in order to make amends for what I could not achieve four years...
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Ghana’s Narh Teye Makes It for Rio 2016 Olympics

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Ghana’s Para Power lifter Charles Narh Teye has become the first para athlete to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympics Games in September, Starr...
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In Spite of Zika Virus Namibia still going to Rio Paralympics

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President of the Namibia National Olympic Committee, Abner Xoagub, said all necessary precautions have been taken into consideration and the government of Brazil has...

More Funds For Paralympics

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The Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPF)  on Thursday said that availability of funds will enable more athletes to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games...

Not Being Disabled Enough Disqualifies Swimmer

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Victoria Arlen With the furor over Russian anti-gay legislation and concerns over whether Rio de Janeiro can get its act together, you?d think the...

35 Anambra Paralympics Contingent Protest Poor Allowance

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The 35 Paralympics contingent from Anambra State billed toparticipate in this year?s National Sports Festival in Lagos taggedEko 2012 yesterday in Awka protested over...

Coldplay, Rihanna and Jay-Z rocked the Olympic Stadium At Paralympics Closing.

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Jay-Z LONDON ? Farewell, London. Good luck matching that, Rio. Coldplay, Rihanna and Jay-Z rocked the Olympic Stadium on Sunday night to give the biggest-ever Paralympic...

Paralympics smash ticket-sale targets

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The London Paralympics are the most watched ever.   The London Paralympics have sold more tickets than any previous Games and been broadcast to more...

Paralympics: Ex-Formula One driver who lost both legs in crash wins gold

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"It's been a magical adventure, and this is a fantastic conclusion."Not many people get second chances in life, but Alex Zanardi is making the...

London Paralympics: Ghana?s Anita Fordjour eyes medal in 100m race

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Ghana?s paralympic athlete, Anita Fordjour has said her best was to grab a medal in the women?s 100 meters (T53) category on Sunday, at...

Nwokorie wins Nigeria’s 2nd Paralympics gold

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Ivory Nwokorie, on Friday, won the second gold medal for the country in the women's 44kg Power-Lifting at the ongoing London 2012 Paralympic...

Ghana?s Botsyo, Fordjour step up on Saturday at London Paralympics

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Two of Ghana?s medal hopefuls, Raphael Botyso Nkegbe and Anita Fordjour will be on the tracks on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2,...

Spy Paralympics: 11 Days of action and athletes you simply must watch

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SpyGhana THE London Paralympic Games has kicked off, and you?ll be mesmerised by not only the prowess of the athletes, but their incredible stories.   Australian Paralympian...

Paralympics 2012: classifications explained

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What is classification?Classification helps to define which athletes are eligible to compete in each of the sports. It also helps to ensure a level...

Paralympics is equal to Olympics – Guttman

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Doctor Ludwig Guttman organised the first Stoke Mandeville Games for disabled personnel on July 28, 1948 Scheduled to attend the 166 delegations' flag-raising ceremonies...

N2.6B FOR OLYMPICS, PARALYMPICS LAUGHABLE ?UMAR

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N2.6b For Olympics, Paralympics Laughable ?UmarTue, 21/08/2012 ? 3:53am | ISHAKU KIGBU Football SportsNigeria Basketball Federation president, Tijjani Umar has described as laughable the...

Ghana Gears Up For Paralympics

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Anita Fodjour Bishop Cornelius Adja Cofie, President of the National Paralympic Committee (NOC) is convinced Ghana is ready to make a positive impact at...

Ghanaian Duo Qualify For London 2012 Paralympics Games

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Source: GNA Para athletes, Alem Mumuni and Charles Narh Teye have qualified for the London 2012 Paralympics Games scheduled for 29 August to 9...