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School Games unite 1,300 Brazilian hopefuls Approximately 1,300 students, ages 12 to 20, will be in the largest city in Brazil to compete in 10 sports. /news/school-games-unite-1300-brazilian-hopefuls /sites/default/files/images/131125110324597_Veronica%2BHipolito%2Bcredit%2Bgetty%2Bimages.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Caixa Loterias Circuit closes Brazil’s calendar Athletics and swimming national competitions close a year filled with good results for Brazilian athletes at IPC Swimming and IPC Athletics World Championships. /news/caixa-loterias-circuit-closes-brazil-s-calendar /sites/default/files/images/20131129/131108143722886_Daniel%2BMendes.mainpicture_612.jpg
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UK Athletics reveals performance programme athletes 48 athletes and relay team with potential to medal at Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to receive support from governing body in 2013-14. /news/uk-athletics-reveals-performance-programme-athletes /sites/default/files/images/20120831/120831161555654_151031666_menor.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Tatyana McFadden makes history at Chicago Marathon The USA’s Tatyana McFadden and South Africa’s Ernst Van Dyk scooped up Chicago Marathon titles over the weekend. /news/tatyana-mcfadden-makes-history-chicago-marathon /sites/default/files/images/131014093453971_184389964.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Richard Whitehead finishes epic race across Britain 200m T42 Paralympic champion completes 977 mile run from John O’Groats, Scotland, to Land’s End in Cornwall, hitting target of 40 marathons in 40 days. /news/richard-whitehead-finishes-epic-race-across-britain /sites/default/files/images/130923204041648_Richard%2BWhitehead%2Bruns%2BBritain.mainpicture_612.jpg
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British clean sweep at CityGames and Great North Run Shelley Woods, David Weir and Jonnie Peacock all triumph in Great Britain over the weekend despite poor weather conditions. /news/british-clean-sweep-citygames-and-great-north-run /sites/default/files/images/20131123/121206115331973_151632132.mainpicture_612.png
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Peacock-Browne rivalry growing para-athletics The USA's Richard Browne said winning gold over Great Britain's Jonnie Peacock in the 100m T44 sprint final would be a dream come true. /feature/peacock-browne-rivalry-growing-para-athletics /sites/default/files/images/130327100302489_151375895.mainpicture_612.jpg
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How fast will the blade runners go? Richard Whitehead, Alan Fonteles Oliveira, Blake Leeper, Jonnie Peacock and Richard Browne are all contenders to break records in Lyon. /feature/how-fast-will-blade-runners-go /sites/default/files/images/130723131342966_2013_07_10-Major-Championships-medal-winners-Infographic-1.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Disappointment at home spurs Whitehead on into Lyon Great Britain’s Richard Whitehead was disqualified from the 200m T42 at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix, but he is plotting his comeback at the World Champs. /feature/disappointment-home-spurs-whitehead-lyon /sites/default/files/images/20120627/120624164928305_108276220.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Don’t count out Tunisia in Lyon Four Paralympic champions hope to bring more titles back to Tunisia from the IPC Athletics World Championships. /feature/don-t-count-out-tunisia-lyon /sites/default/files/images/20140206/130711083759424_Mohamed%2BChida.mainpicture_612.JPG
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Seven year itch for world’s fastest Paralympian Jason Smyth is making his World Champs comeback after missing the last in 2011, and hopes to reclaim his world titles in Lyon. /feature/seven-year-itch-world-s-fastest-paralympian /sites/default/files/images/120901101045730_Jason%2BSmyth.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Weir: I’d put money on Marcel Hug to win gold Without David Weir in Lyon, Marcel Hug is expected to become the face of the men’s T54 class on the track and road. /feature/weir-i-d-put-money-marcel-hug-win-gold /sites/default/files/images/130212154159161_151182105.mainpicture_612.JPG
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Stuart Lieberman: 20 reasons to watch Lyon 2013 The IPC’s Editorial Co-ordinator takes a look beyond the names on the stat sheet heading into the IPC Athletics World Championships. /blog/stuart-lieberman-20-reasons-watch-lyon-2013 /sites/default/files/images/120908160119177_OHanlon.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Lex Gillette: Paralympic pick-up lines With the IPC Athletics World Championships coming up in Lyon, France, here are some lines to chat up that one special person. /blog/lex-gillette-paralympic-pick-lines /sites/default/files/images/121111170255897_151214992.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Guido Bonsen: Just one month to Lyon 2013 The Dutch coach put heavy planning into this IPC Athletics season. Will it pay off at next month’s World Championships? /blog/guido-bonsen-just-one-month-lyon-2013 /sites/default/files/images/121121104516129_151142452.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Natalia Dannenberg: Marketable athletes market themselves IPC Digital Media Manager Natalia Dannenberg explains the importance of social media in helping athletes market themselves. /blog/natalia-dannenberg-marketable-athletes-market-themselves /sites/default/files/images/130301123614209_Alana%2BNichols.mainpicture_612.JPG
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Guido Bonsen: What comes after Rio 2016? We are all working toward Lyon 2013, Doha 2015 and eventually Rio 2016 of course, but the future of para-athletics after Rio is with the talents that started these last few months. /blog/guido-bonsen-what-comes-after-rio-2016 /sites/default/files/images/130408141143115_Guido3.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Scott Reardon: How I got into Paralympic sport Australian silver-medal winning sprinter Scott Reardon writes about how he started training for the Paralympics and how the future is bright. /blog/scott-reardon-how-i-got-paralympic-sport /sites/default/files/images/130228103138268_151496611.mainpicture_612.JPG

Lyon, France will host the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships between 19-28 July. Around 1,300 athletes from 90 countries are expected to attend Lyon 2013.

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