Banned from Rio, Russia hosts its own Paralympics


After Russian athletes were banned from Rio in the wake of widespread doping, the alternative competition gets underway as the official Paralympics gets underway in Brazil. CCTV’s Julia Lyubova reports from Moscow.


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  1. do not give the Russians any recognition or reporting on their event the IPC made the decision clear on their status
    lets respect the IPC

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