With DBS as new sponsor, cash awards for para-athletes to double for all medal categories until 2024: Paralympic council

16/10/2021 11:34:00 AM

With DBS as new sponsor, cash awards for para-athletes to double for all medal categories until 2024: Paralympic council

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Singapore-Malaysia land VTL: Up to 3,000 travellers allowed daily in 1st phase, via designated buses

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It's about fucking time! para athletes should be treated equally. it’s about time. About time the country reduced discrimination against disabled athletes. It takes more effort for the disabled to excel in sports. Other forms of discrimination still exist in our society, the most recent of which is the discriminatory policy against the unvaccinated.

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