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Russia banned from Parlympics over doping

Latest Update: August 7, 2016 | 288 Views
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RIO DE JANEIRO: Russia was banned from the Rio Paralympic Games on Sunday over the state-run doping revealed in an inquiry last month.

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International Parlympics Committee president Philip Craven said the Russia’s suspension from the body meant the country could not compete in the Rio Games from September 7 to September 18.

AFP