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Jenny Dalgliesh…

Jenny Dalgliesh (r) and Caroline Matthews of the US try to wrest the ball from Britain’s Renee Tyree during a Paralympic women’s basketball match in Athens yesterday. Games organizers said ticket sales have far exceeded expectations, with a total of 654,153 tickets worth 6.6 million euros sold so far. Yesterday, two Azerbaijani weightlifters became the first athletes in the 2004 Paralympics to fail a doping test.