NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL: AFTER PROTESTS, SPORTS MINISTER REVERSES DECISION ON DELISTED PARA ATHLETES

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Organizers of the 21st National Sports Festival slated to hold in Delta state have agreed to include physically challenged athletes in the competition.

The decision comes after weeks of protest by the group who alleged discrimination by stakeholders.

But in a reversal of policy, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in consultation with Stakeholders have re-listed para sports in Athletics, Table Tennis, Powerlifting, and Deaf Sports.




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