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IPC appoint new Snow Sports manager

By David Gold

Paralympic_skiing_image_18-08-11August 17 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Dimitrije Lazarovski will be its new Snow Sports manager, taking responsibility for alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and biathlon.





Exclusive: Pistorius is getting "F1 advantage" and should not compete in Olympics, says South African sports scientist

By Mike Rowbottom

Oscar_Pistorius_wins_200m_World_Championship_January_24_2011_thumb130_August 14 - The Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) decision to allow South Africa's multiple Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius to compete against able-bodied athletes was "a complete farce", according to a fellow South African sports scientist, Dr Ross Tucker, who compares the technological advances involved in making Pistorius's prosthetic blade "legs" to those in Formula One.