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Rio Paralympic Games: charities hit out at funding shortfall

Charities have hit out at the precarious state of the 2016 Paralympic Games, which is likely to take place under the shadow of a huge funding crisis

Charities have hit out at the precarious state of the 2016 Paralympic Games, which is likely to take place under the shadow of a huge funding crisis

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Russian paralympic ban is 'grave human rights abuse'

The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.

The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.

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Egypt: A champion prepares for the Paralympic Games

Ibrahim Hamato was 10 years old when he lost his arms in a train accident, despite that he has become a champion table tennis player and helped change the perception of disabled people in…

Ibrahim Hamato was 10 years old when he lost his arms in a train accident, despite that he has become a champion table tennis player and helped change the perception of disabled people in…

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Hands Free: Mark Goffeney on life, liberty and the pursuit of guitar

This musician shares far more than music. The guitarist from San Diego has a singular talent, playing like no other, it’s fair to say. Fun and

This musician shares far more than music. The guitarist from San Diego has a singular talent, playing like no other, it’s fair to say. Fun and

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Disabled people protest for more rights

Hundreds of people with disabilities have protested outside the EU institutions in Brussels. The protest was organised by the European Network on

Hundreds of people with disabilities have protested outside the EU institutions in Brussels. The protest was organised by the European Network on

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Austrian pole vaulter Grunberg left paraplegic after training accident

Austria’s leading Pole vaulter Kira Grunberg has been left paraplegic following a training accident. The 21-year-old – who is trained by her father –

Austria’s leading Pole vaulter Kira Grunberg has been left paraplegic following a training accident. The 21-year-old – who is trained by her father –