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IPC President thanks supporters of #FillTheSeats campaign on back of Rio 2016 Paralympics

IPC President thanks supporters of #FillTheSeats campaign on back of Rio 2016 Paralympics

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has expressed his appreciation for the supporters of the #FillTheSeats global crowdfunding campaign, which allowed more than 15,000 children to attend the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games here after raising over $450,000 (£345,000/€403,000).










Rio 2016 do not plan to stop political protests at Paralympic Closing Ceremony

Rio 2016 do not plan to stop political protests at Paralympic Closing Ceremony

Rio 2016 does not intend to take any special measures to prevent political manifestations during the Closing Ceremony of the Paralympic Games here at the Maracanã on Sunday (September 18), despite a representative of Belarus' delegation being reprimanded for carrying a Russian flag during the Opening Ceremony as a gesture of solidarity with the banned nation.