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‘Equally spectacular’ Paralympics bring world message of solidarity
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‘Equally spectacular’ Paralympics bring world message of solidarity

These 600 Paralympic athletes competed for more than 78 gold medals in 10 days, but also for their childhood dreams, the honor of the countries they represent and the breakthrough of human limits. During Sunday night’s closing ceremony, the lights played out in the shape of a phonograph in the middle of the ice arena...

Winter Paralympics: Russia and Belarus athletes unable to compete
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Winter Paralympics: Russia and Belarus athletes unable to compete

The IPC was heavily criticised when, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it initially said it would allow the athletes to compete as neutrals. A statement said the “situation in the athlete villages” was “untenable”. The Games’ opening ceremony takes place on Friday. IPC president Andrew Parsons said an “overwhelming number of members” had spoken to...