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PARALYMPICS NEWS

'Connecting the dots is about embracing times of uncertainty, not running from them': American Paralympic high jumper Sam Grewe

May 03, 2022 1:01 pm

"I carried a new confidence, I returned home with a new identity," he added

Ukrainian biathlete pulls out of event after father captured by Russian forces

March 09, 2022 4:59 pm

Laletina's father is a soldier in the Ukrainian army. The spokesperson said they had no further details on his capture.

Russian athletes out of Paralympics in stunning about-face

March 03, 2022 1:02 pm

The International Olympic Committee on Monday pushed sports bodies to exclude Russian and Belarusian athletes from international events

Russians, Belarusians compete as 'neutral athletes' in China

March 02, 2022 5:16 pm

Russian athletes had already been slated to compete as RPC, short for Russian Paralympic Committee, as punishment for the state-sponsored doping scandal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and a subsequent cover-up.

My sole aim is to win gold at Paris Paralympics, says para shuttler Palak Kohli

March 02, 2022 4:48 pm

The youngest para badminton player to qualify for the Paralympics at 18, Kohli is currently competing at the Spanish Para badminton International II in Vitoria.

Ukraine's 20 athletes expected to make it for Paralympics

March 01, 2022 7:03 pm

The arrival had been in doubt after Russia invaded Ukraine last week.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: India's top para-athlete worries for his second home, Kharkiv

February 25, 2022 2:00 pm

Tokyo Paralympics bronze medallist Sharad Kumar fears for his longtime Ukrainian coach Nikitin who is based in Kharkiv, the high jump capital of the world.

Pramod Bhagat upskilling on speed

February 23, 2022 8:56 pm

Tokyo badminton gold medallist found ways to use his weaker left leg as an attacking option during training stint in Paris

Paralympics bronze winner Sharad admitted to AIIMS after chest congestion, says feeling better

September 20, 2021 7:35 pm

Kumar, who won a bronze in the T-42 high jump event in the Tokyo Paralympics on August 31, is awaiting his test reports after he was admitted to the prestigious medical facility four days back

The Paralympic medal that wasn't still torments Vinod Kumar's family

September 18, 2021 9:29 pm

Vinod Kumar set a career-best attempt of 19.91m to help earn him a discus throw bronze in the F52 category in Tokyo Paralympics but later, a classification review found him to be ineligible.

PARALYMPICS PHOTOS

Raining medals at Tokyo Paralympics: India's medal tally rises to 17

September 05, 2021 11:45 am

India's medal count stands at 15, including three gold, seven silver and five bronze medals, continuing to better what is already its best ever Paralympic performance. Avani Lekhara - Gold, Sumit Antil - Gold, Manish Narwal- Gold, Singhraj Adhana- Silver, Devendra Jhajharia - Silver, Yogesh Kathuniya - Silver, Bhavina Patel - Silver, Nishad Kumar - Silver, Mariyappan Thangavelu - Silver, Praveen Kumar - Silver, Avani Lekhara - Bronze, Sharad Kumar - Bronze, Sundar Singh Gurjar - Bronze, Singhraj Adana - Bronze, Harvinder Singh - Bronze

Paddler Bhavinaben Patel wins historic silver at Tokyo Paralympics

August 29, 2021 12:36 pm

Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics after she signed off with a historic silver following a 0-3 loss to world number one Chinese paddler Ying Zhou in the women's singles table tennis class 4 final.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling images from around the world

August 28, 2021 5:22 pm

From wildfires to evacuation from Afghanistan, here are the best photos of this week

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