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Russian, Belarusian athletes banned from Winter Paralympic Games

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The ban was a reversal of a decision the previous day to allow the athletes to compete. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had this week urged sporting federations across the world to exclude athletes from the two countries. "Ensuring the safety and security of athletes is of paramount importance to us," the IPC says.
4 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation

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Times of India

Russian, Belarusian athletes can no longer compete in Beijing Paralympics: IPC

"Following a specially convened meeting, the IPC Governing Board has decided to refuse the athlete entries from the RPC and NPC Belarus for the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games," the IPC said in a statement. This means that para athletes from these respective countries will no longer be allowed to participate in the Games which open on 4 March 2022.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Russia & Belarus removed from Paralympics

Athletes from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete at the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, the International Paralympic Committee says.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

Russian, Belarusian athletes barred from Beijing Paralympics

Russian and Belarusian athletes were barred from the Winter Paralympics in Beijing on the eve of the Games following threats of boycotts by other teams over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from Winter Paralympics after U-turn – video

The International Paralympic Committee has reversed its original decision and ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from the 2022 Winter Paralympics. The IPC had originally said that Russian and Belarusian athletes would be allowed to compete at the games under a neutral banner and with no place on the medal table. However, the president of the IPC, Andrew Parsons, has now confirmed that they have reversed that decision due to growing pressures fr…

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Russia, Belarus athletes banned from Beijing Paralympics in surprise reversal | CBC Sports

Russian and Belarusian athletes have been banned from the Winter Paralympic Games for their countries' roles in the war in Ukraine, the International Paralympic Committee said Thursday in Beijing.

4 months ago·Canada
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CTV News

In stunning about-face, Russian athletes banned from Paralympics

In a stunning reversal, Russian and Belarusian athletes have been banned from the Winter Paralympic Games for their countries' roles in the war in Ukraine, the International Paralympic Committee said Thursday in Beijing.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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