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2016 Rio Paralympics - Day 2

Players of Argentina celebrate scoring during the Men's Football 5-a-side between Argentina and Mexico at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Day 2 of the Paralympic Games on September 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Meet the 12 wheelchair basketball players who will compete in the men’s tournament for ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016. The team is led by four-time Paralympian Terry Bywater, who already holds two bronze medals to his name. A veteran of multiple Games, Bywater has seen the development of Paralympic sport over two decades and is looking forward to competing at the first Games since London 2012. "The pride at being able to compete at a Paralympics never wears off." Terry Bywater

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from the Guardian

Potential Paralympic star forced to pull out due to cuts in disability support

Potential Paralympic star forced to pull out due to cuts in disability support - An up and coming wheelchair basketball player and a university student are among many disabled people whose life chances have been hit.

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from Zimbio

2016 Rio Paralympics - Day 2

Players of Argentina celebrate scoring during the Men's Football 5-a-side between Argentina and Mexico at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Day 2 of the Paralympic Games on September 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

from CNN

Rio Paralympics: The stars of 2016

Paralympic wheelchair rugby player Chuck Aoki is a teacher off the sports field.

from Mashable

Table tennis player who lost his arms as a child epitomizes the Paralympics spirit

Armless table tennis player Ibrahim Hamadtou epitomizes the Paralympics spirit

from The Independent

Vogue didn't use disabled people for their Paralympics campaign. They just photoshopped models to look like amputees

Vogue Brasil is facing criticism over a publicity campaign for the Rio 2016 Paralympics that airbrushed able-bodied models to look like amputees. Images of Brazilian actors Cleo Pires and Paulo Vilhena were digitally altered to replicate the disabilities of Paralympic table tennis player Bruna Alexandre and sitting volleyball player Renato Leite. Alexandre had her right arm amputated at the age of three months, while Leite has a prosthetic leg.

RIO2016 BlindFootball - Blind Player Scores Fantastic Goal The Rio Olympics provided us with some truly great highlight. The Paralympic games are also underway in Brazil. It promises to be just as entertaining like the Olympic. One game that has caught the attention of the fans is the Blind football. Each team has five players all following a ball with small bells inside. Iranian player Behzad Zadaliasghari seems to be the master of the game. He promised a spectacular run attributed to…