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Russian, Belarusian athletes banned from Winter Paralympics

The about-face came less than 24 hours after the International Paralympic Committee announced it would allow Russians and Belarusians to compete when the Games open on Friday, but only as neutral athletes.

The Paralympics in Beijing, which follow the Winter Olympics, close on March 13.(AP)
Updated on Mar 03, 2022 10:54 PM IST
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PM Modi to host India's Paralympics stars today, mark most successful season yet

The 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo proved to be the most successful season for India yet, with athletes securing a total of 19 medals - five gold, eight silver, and six bronze. Before this edition, India had won 12 medals (4 medals of each colour) in all previous Paralympics appearances combined.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has personally spoken to every Paralympian who won a medal for the country. (ANI)
Published on Sep 09, 2021 06:19 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

A community plan that led to India’s Paralympics badminton success

The plan produced rich rewards at the just-ended Tokyo Paralympics where India’s shuttlers won four medals on the sport’s debut.

New Delhi: Badminton medalists of the Tokyo Paralympics with team coach pose for photographs on their arrival in New Delhi, Monday, Sept 6, 2021. (PTI)
Published on Sep 08, 2021 09:50 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, , Mumbai/lucknow

Sports Minister felicitates Paralympians, hopes for better show in 2024

The Indian para athletes registered their best-ever performance for the country in the Tokyo Games by winning an unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.

Sports Minister felicitates Paralympians, hopes for better show in 2024(SAI)
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 07:20 PM IST

The next step for Indian para sports? International classifiers

Indian para athletes now have to go to international competitions to get classified since there are no certified classifiers at home.

Javelin thrower Tek Chand. (PTI)
Published on Sep 06, 2021 11:02 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi
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