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UN refuses to investigate banning Russian paralympians from Rio

UN refuses to investigate banning Russian paralympians from Rio

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) refused to investigate banning the Russian Paralympic team from the 2016 Games in Rio, chairperson of Russia's Civic Committee for family, children and motherhood …

Iranian cyclist dies after Rio Paralympic road race crash

Iranian cyclist dies after Rio Paralympic road race crash

An Iranian cyclist suffered a fatal heart attack following a crash in the men’s C4/C5 road race at the Rio Paralympics, The Guardian reports. Bahman Golbarnezhad, from Shiraz, was treated at the scene of …

Irada Aliyeva wins silver at Rio Paralympics

Irada Aliyeva wins silver at Rio Paralympics

Azerbaijani athlete Irada Aliyeva has won silver in Women's javelin throw at the 15th Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Trend reports. In the Summer Paralympics, Azerbaijan is represented by 24 …

Azerbaijani judoka wins silver at Rio Paralympics

Azerbaijani judoka wins silver at Rio Paralympics

Azerbaijani judoka Bayram Mustafayev (66 kg) has won silver medal in the 15th Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Trend reported. He was defeated by Utkirjon Nigmatov of Uzbekistan in the finals. …

Moscow thanks Baku for supporting Russian Paralympians

Moscow thanks Baku for supporting Russian Paralympians

Russia is grateful to Baku, Azerbaijani citizens and colleagues for their response, for their understanding the injustice towards the Russian Paralympians, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, Trend …

Azerbaijan officially gives up three paralympic licenses

Azerbaijan officially gives up three paralympic licenses

According to the press service for the Ministry of Youth and Sports that Azerbaijan rejected three licenses, issued to it due to the ban on participation of Russian Paralympic athletes in Brazil, News.az reports. Earlier,  …

Russia may not hold Winter Paralympics 2018

Russia may not hold Winter Paralympics 2018

Vice-President of the Russian Paralympic Committee, the 13-times Paralympic champion Rima Batalova stated today that the International Paralympic Committee still has not announce the ICR criteria to restore …