The 2000 Spanish Paralympic team

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At the 2000 Paralympic games, a new category, Basketball for the Intellectually Disabled, was to be included in the games.

It got the head of the Spanish Paralympics Fernando Martin Vicente thinking, what if you could get people who weren’t intellectually disabled but who could act like they were?

Surely that would make it easier to win?

Titus O’Reily and Mick Molloy look at one of the most outrageous cheating scams in history and how a massive twist undid it all.

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Sep 25, 2022

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