Paralympic Games
noun plural see Paralympics

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  • Paralympic Games — noun An international sports competition for people with physical disabilities Syn: Paralympics …   Wiktionary

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  • Paralympic Games: A Forum for Disabled Athletes — ▪ 2009       On Sept. 6–17, 2008, nearly 4,000 athletes with disabilities representing 147 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) competed in the Paralympic Games in Beijing shortly after the Olympic Games had concluded. (See Special Report (Games …   Universalium

  • Cheating at the Paralympic Games — has caused scandals that have significantly changed the way in which the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) manages the events. Testing for performance enhancing drugs has become increasingly strict and more widespread throughout the Games …   Wikipedia

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  • National Paralympic Games — The National Paralympic Games are high level multi sport events held at the national level by the International Paralympic Committee and national Paralympic Committees in non Olympic years. The events provide competitions for disabled athletes.… …   Wikipedia

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