Paralympics

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Paralympian Helene Raynsford was asked to sign ‘do not resuscitate’ form
Gold medallist who uses wheelchair says she was asked to sign form by non-medical professional

Diane Taylor

22, Nov, 2022 @3:56 PM

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‘I am who I am’: how a blind Kurdish refugee became an Australian sporting superstar
Amir Abdi became a vocal disability advocate and unlikely superstar in two different sports – and is now hoping to lead Australia to the 2024 Paralympics

Kieran Pender Photography: Asanka Brendon Ratnayake

16, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Meet the Phryges: Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic mascots unveiled
The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic mascots have been revealed as two Phrygian caps decked out in France’s national colours

Martin Belam

14, Nov, 2022 @1:43 PM

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Marathon chicanery, handballs, Black Sox and more: sport cheating scandals | Hannah Jane Parkinson
As the chess furore between Carlsen and Niemann rolls on, we take a look at some enduring disputes in sport

Hannah Jane Parkinson

17, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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James McQuillan’s incredible rise from wheelchair rugby novice to playing for Australia
Less than year ago McQuillan had never played the sport – now he’s wearing the green and gold at the world championships

Emma Kemp

12, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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The catwalk with a difference: adaptive fashion comes to Azerbaijan
An enterprising student and a designer want to make attractive clothes that disabled people can wear – and model too

Words and pictures by Ismayil Fataliyev in Baku

15, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Once the Games spotlight fades it’s easy for elite athletes to feel lost | Jaryd Clifford
Since the Tokyo Paralympics, I’ve felt pretty broken and always searching for the moment that helps me turn the page

Jaryd Clifford

23, Aug, 2022 @2:59 AM

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Celebrate the Commonwealth Games and the Lionesses. Then fight for real diversity | Anne Wafula Strike
I became an elite para-athlete, but too often minorities still find the odds are against them, says Anne Wafula Strike

Anne Wafula Strike

05, Aug, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Paralympian Jonnie Peacock asks to be removed from Penny Mordaunt campaign video
English sprinter Jonnie Peacock edited out of promotional content, along with footage of Oscar Pistorius, after complaint

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

11, Jul, 2022 @8:56 AM

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Inventor of brain injury app wins second Young Innovators prize
Ellis Parry created the Alfred app to help the rehabilitation process after his twin brother suffered a devastating accident

Robin McKie Science Editor

29, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Marcel Hug: ‘The rivalry with David Weir is really important to me’
The Swiss wheelchair racer known as the ‘Silver Bullet’ on slaying the Weirwolf and his pride at being recognised by his peers

Paul MacInnes

26, Apr, 2022 @7:13 AM

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Ban for former Paralympian whose charity paid £1m to family companies
Regulator also used courts to recover funds after only £300,000 of £6m raised was spent on charitable purposes

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

07, Apr, 2022 @6:26 PM

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