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Crowd of people from above, holding a huge banner with Rio motives Rio 2016 celebrates 500 days until the Paralympic Games with flash mob in Copacabana

Dancers defy the rain in routine that brings together performers, including some in wheelchairs, from different musical styles.

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A stunning view of Rio from Sugar Loaf Mountain IPC confident of breaking Paralympic TV viewing records at Rio 2016

IPC President Sir Philip Craven speaks about his confidence for the Games to mark 500 days to go.

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A wheelchair racer cuts through the finishing tape on a wet damp road. Josh George, Tatyana McFadden, Raymond Martin claim marathon world titles in London

George wins sprint finish, McFadden smashes the course record for the third year in a row and Martin beats the defending champion.

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Veronica Hipolito of Brazil set World Record over 100m T38 at the IPC Athletics World Championships. Regional records fall on final day of Sao Paulo Grand Prix

At the IPC Athletics Grand Prix, Brazi's sprint sensation Veronica Hipolito showed why she will be one to watch at Doha 2015 by posting a stunning 400m time.

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Canada’s four-time world champion Brent Lakatos gives an insight into her three heroes. #SuperheroSunday: Brent Lakatos

Find out what links Star Trek and two wheelchair racing greats.

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CAN vs USA Players touch gloves after a USA win against Canada 3-0 Buffalo welcomes world’s top eight sledge hockey teams

Here’s your complete guide to the upcoming IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool.

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