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After Israel ban, IPC rescinds 2019 Paralympic Games in Malaysia

The IPC president is seeking new venue host after stripping of honor to present the 2019 world sporting event in Malaysia, explaining, “When a host country excludes athletes from a particular nation, for political reasons, then we have absolutely no alternative but to look for a new Championships host.”

By Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff


The Internationa Committee on Sunday stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 world para swimming championships after the country banned Israeli athletes from participating.

The championships, a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, had been scheduled for Kuching between July 29 and Aug. Continue Reading »