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March 18, 2016
'I'm really happy to be home'
By LISA BURKE -- Ottawa Sun
  The smile on Jason Lachance's face last night said more than words ever could.
 Lachance was one of nine Ottawa-area Paralympians who returned home and the 19-year-old had three great reasons to smile.
Nov. 1: Full story

Sloane caps golden Paralympics
By ETHAN BARON -- Calgary Sun
 Jessica Sloan went Down Under and ended up on top of the world.
 The 17-year-old Calgary swimmer won six gold medals in the Paralympic Games, which wrapped up on Sunday.
Oct. 30: Full story

Paralympic Games praised as 'best ever'
 SYDNEY (CP-AP) -- Canada capped the Paralympic Games on Sunday with gold medals in goalball and the wheelchair marathon.
 Canada finished fifth in the medal standings with 96 -- 38 gold, 33 silver and 25 bronze.
Oct. 30: Full story

Powerlifter stripped of medal after testing positive
 SYDNEY (AP) -- A powerlifter from Azerbaijan was stripped of his gold medal in the Sydney Paralympics on Monday after testing positive for the steroid nandrolone.
 The International Paralympic Committee's Medical and Anti-Doping Commission said Gundus Ismailov would be expelled from the Paralympics until after the 2004 Games.
Oct. 30: Full story

American disabled sprinter tests positive to drugs
 SYDNEY (AP) -- American Paralympics sprinter Brian Frasure has tested positive to the banned substance nandrolone.
 The International Paralympic Committee said in a statement Sunday that Frasure, a member of Disabled Sports USA and the world's top 100-metre sprinter for amputees the past three years, had his A and B samples test positive to the steroid during competition testing.
Oct. 29: Full story

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