Can anything get more f..g twisted than that? Geez, if this is true - and why wouldn't it be ? - sport is well and truly *****Robert5091 said:Something for the Committee to look into -
With medals being handed back, officials alleging dirty tricks, and calls for an independent system to judge levels of disability, is Paralympic sport losing trust?
A File on 4 special - Paralympic Sport - Fair Play?- spoke to athletes, parents, coaches and classifiers, and uncovered claims of tactics including the taping up of arms, taking cold showers in trunks and even surgery to shorten limbs in a bid to cheat the system.
Such abuse of the process has been described as "akin to doping".
And the BBC can reveal lawyers for governing body the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are investigating whether several athletes and coaches have deliberately exaggerated disability to boost their chance of winning.
The classification system itself has also been criticised, with concerns classes have been opened up, allowing less impaired athletes to compete.