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3 from Jordan sent home

Updated: August 23, 2012, 7:18 AM ET
Associated Press

AMMAN, Jordan -- Jordan pulled three squad members accused of sexual assault in Northern Ireland out of the 2012 London Paralympics on Thursday, sports officials in Amman said.

The Jordanian Paralympic Committee said the three men -- two Paralympic power-lifters and a trainer -- will be flown home later on Thursday but that they will be returned to court in Northern Ireland on Oct. 18 for their hearing.

The three were arrested on Monday northwest of Belfast where Jordan's squad is ...

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