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8 dead in fresh Brazil prison riot

Eight inmates were killed and burned on Monday in a fresh prison riot in Brazil, police said, a day after clashes between rival factions in another jail left 25 detainees dead.

18 Oct 2016 7:00 AM

Sri Lankan police exhume body of slain editor

The Sri Lankan police on Tuesday exhumed the body of a prominent anti-establishment newspaper editor as part of an investigation into his murder, widely blamed on the regime of former strongman Presid

27 Sep 2016 11:52 PM

Paralympics stages final show in shadow of tragedy

USA’s Regas Woods competes in the men’s long jump T42 final at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. (Photo: AFP)

19 Sep 2016 12:14 AM

Oscar Pistorius is gone, so who’s next Paralympic superstar

Oscar Pistorius is gone and so far there’s been no replacement for the first athlete to compete in both the Paralympics and Olympics. But it’s probably only a matter of time.

17 Sep 2016 2:18 AM

Dwarfs stand tall at Paralympic Games

Dwarfs at the Rio Paralympics are getting the big stage they say they deserve.

15 Sep 2016 11:21 PM

Paralympic Games: Golden return for Devendra Jhajharia

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia scripted history by becoming the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympic Games, after he broke his own world record to clinch top honours here.

15 Sep 2016 1:11 AM

I dared to dream, says Deepa Malik

The first Indian woman to clinch a Paralympic medal, Deepa Malik says her F-53 shot put silver is a result of being daring enough to dream.

14 Sep 2016 7:13 AM

Deepa Malik scripts history, is first indian woman to bag paralympic medal

India’s Deepa Malik on Monday created history by becoming the country’s first-ever woman athlete to win a medal at the Paralympic Games when she bagged a silver in the shotput F-53 event here.

13 Sep 2016 5:41 AM

Tillakaratne Dilshan heads into the sunset as contented man

Moving up to open the innings for Sri Lanka changed his career but it was a decision he should have taken two years earlier, Tillakaratne Dilshan said after retiring from international cricket followi

11 Sep 2016 12:55 AM

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Brazilian city takes centre stage as Paralympic Games begin

Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Clodoaldo Silva lights the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games. (Photo: AFP)

09 Sep 2016 2:27 AM