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Blind Indonesian judoka disqualified from Asian Para Games after refusing to take off hijab

Indonesian judoka Miftahul Jannah was banned from competing in the women’s 52kg visual impairment category at the Asian Para Games after the athlete refused to remove her hijab. The 21-year-old Muslim was disqualified from the competition for breaching the International Judo Federation (IJF) rules, which state that a judoka’s head “may not be covered except […]

Rainbow Six Siege Para Bellum release time, new operators update, and patch notes

Ubisoft have released the official patch notes for the next Rainbow Six Siege expansion, which is set to arrive later today. Landing at slightly different intervals on all platforms, the development team have opted for a gradual rollout, rather then doing things all at once. PC players will see the first launch, followed by PS4, and […]

Rainbow Six Siege operators: New leak hints at post Para Bellum plans

It looks like the new Rainbow Six Siege Para Bellum content will be followed by new operators which could add to the offensive mix. According to dataminers, evidence has been found that suggests that a new breacher is in the works. With the barest details currently available, it looks like a new character is being […]

Para swimmers deliver more gold

AUSTRALIA’S gold rush in the pool has continued thanks to para swimmers Jesse Aungles and Lakeisha Patterson winning events after Australia’s sprinters failed to fire in the blue riband sprint. Aungles won the SM8 200m medley final in 2:30.77, holding off fast-finishing teammate Blake Cochrane as the Aussies claimed the medley quinella. Patterson, who stepped […]

Heartbreaking OT loss for Canada's para ice hockey team has a silver lining

It was as if the Canadian para ice hockey players were frozen in time, suspended in the disbelief of it all. Some just stayed beside goalie Dominic Larocque, while most were on the bench with their heads hanging. United States forward Declan Farmer’s second goal of the game, the golden goal in overtime, sent the Americans shooting […]

Canadian para ice hockey veterans want that golden feeling again

There was a time when para ice hockey players like Billy Bridges, Brad Bowden and Greg Westlake thought winning gold at the Paralympics was going to come easy. After all, the three of them won gold with Canada early in their careers at the 2006 Winter Games in Torino. It was supposed to propel them forward into a home Paralympics. The thrill of defending […]

Canada advances to gold-medal game in para ice hockey

Canada’s para ice hockey team advanced to the gold-medal game at the 2018 Winter Paralympics with a convincing 7-0 win over host South Korea. The team hasn’t won Paralympic gold since the 2006 Games in Torino. Tyler McGregor and Billy Bridges both scored twice, with Liam Hickey, Dom Cozzolino and captain Greg Westlake rounding out the […]

There's nothing easy about what para snowboarder Alex Massie does

Even on Alex Massie’s hulking hand, his shimmering ring sticks out. “It’s my family crest. The motto at the bottom is fac et spera, and it means do and hope,” he explains. It’s how Massie approaches life. “My dad once told me when I was a little kid, it’s easier to beg for forgiveness than […]