2012 Paralympic Games

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Aylesbury Today
One year until flame lighting ceremony Last year's heritage flame lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium ahead
One year until flame lighting ceremony
Aylesbury Today / Posted yesterday
Last year's heritage flame lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium ahead of the Sochi Winter Paralympic Games Details of a ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium to mark the lighting of a specially-created... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team Namibia Arrives in Brazzaville for the AAGBrazzaville — A group of eight boxers, two disabled athletes and their official
Team Namibia Arrives in Brazzaville for the AAG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Brazzaville — A group of eight boxers, two disabled athletes and their officials became the first group from Team Namibia to arrive in Congo, Brazzaville for the 2015 All Africa Games (AAG) on Friday. Namibia will be sending 79 athletes and 48... Read more
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walesonline
First ever wheelchair rugby youth programme launched in WalesAs part of an initiative to get young people engaged with the sport, GB Wheelch
First ever wheelchair rugby youth programme launched in Wales
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
As part of an initiative to get young people engaged with the sport, GB Wheelchair Rugby, a registered charity, has signed a three-year partnership with BT, a long-term supporter of disability sport in the UK, and has made way for six youth teams... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South Africa suspends decision to free Paralympian PistoriusJOHANNESBURG - South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year p
South Africa suspends decision to free Paralympian Pistorius
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year prison term for killing his girlfriend, may not walk free as expected this week because the decision to release him was "premature", the justice ministry said... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Panamania for Okotoks swimmerThe Parapan Am Games exceeded expectations for spectators and athletes alike.
Panamania for Okotoks swimmer
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 14 days ago
The Parapan Am Games exceeded expectations for spectators and athletes alike. Okotoks swimmer Kirstie Kasko made the most of the chance to compete in front of a partisan Canadian crowd in earning three silver and one bronze medal to help Canada to a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
My mistake is that I took Reeva’s life, My Lady Oscar Pistorius, April 2014Johannesburg - A selection of quotes from former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, w
My mistake is that I took Reeva’s life, My Lady Oscar Pistorius, April 2014
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - A selection of quotes from former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is expected to be released into correctional supervision on Friday, after serving 10 months of a five-year prison sentence. He was sentenced to jail for killing his... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Brock's Golden GirlJessica Lewis knew she was ahead of the pack when she crossed the 20 metre mark
Brock's Golden Girl
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 17 days ago
Jessica Lewis knew she was ahead of the pack when she crossed the 20 metre mark, but she didn’t know just how far. She says she just put her head down and kept going. “The only thing I was really thinking in the race was to just do everything that... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Brock's Golden GirlJessica Lewis knew she was ahead of the pack when she crossed the 20 metre mark
Brock's Golden Girl
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 17 days ago
Jessica Lewis knew she was ahead of the pack when she crossed the 20 metre mark, but she didn’t know just how far. She says she just put her head down and kept going. “The only thing I was really thinking in the race was to just do everything that... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Brock's Golden GirlJessica Lewis knew she was ahead of the pack when she crossed the 20 metre mark
Brock's Golden Girl
Welland Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Jessica Lewis knew she was ahead of the pack when she crossed the 20 metre mark, but she didn’t know just how far. She says she just put her head down and kept going. “The only thing I was really thinking in the race was to just do everything that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sainsbury's ends British Athletics sponsorship dealLONDON: Sainsbury's is pulling out of a four-year contract to sponsor British A
Sainsbury's ends British Athletics sponsorship deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
LONDON: Sainsbury's is pulling out of a four-year contract to sponsor British Athletics (BA) mid-way through the deal, the supermarket chain said on Saturday. The contract was signed in 2013 and the announcement came just days before the start of... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Sainsbury's cut short British Athletics sponsorship insist nothing to do with recent doping allegations J Mansfield - British Athletics/British Athletics via Getty Images Sainsbury
Sainsbury's cut short British Athletics sponsorship insist nothing to do with recent doping allegations
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 18 days ago
J Mansfield - British Athletics/British Athletics via Getty Images Sainsbury's cut short British Athletics sponsorship Sainsbury's has cut... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison next weekOscar Pistorius due to be freed from prison on Aug. 21 under house arrest, 10 m
Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison next week
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Oscar Pistorius due to be freed from prison on Aug. 21 under house arrest, 10 months after he was jailed for killing model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Oscar Pistorius leaves North Gauteng High Court. Photo / Getty Images Why is he being released so... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Rugby star embracing Pan Am spotlightEver since debuting in wheelchair rugby some five years ago, the Okotokian has
Rugby star embracing Pan Am spotlight
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 26 days ago
Ever since debuting in wheelchair rugby some five years ago, the Okotokian has been a rising star and quick study on the court. Madell was the nation's top-scorer in helping Canada to the silver medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England.... Read more
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Business Wire
World’s Top Professional Wheelchair Athletes Compete This Fall in 2015 Chicago-New York Challenge in Preview of New Abbott World Marathon Majors SeriesCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world’s top professional wheelchair athletes will
World’s Top Professional Wheelchair Athletes Compete This Fall in 2015 Chicago-New York Challenge in Preview of New Abbott World Marathon Majors Series
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world’s top professional wheelchair athletes will go head-to-head in the first Chicago-New York Challenge; it was announced today by Carey Pinkowski, executive race director of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and... Read more
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Langley Times
Dolfo ready to run for CanadaBraedon Dolfo is looking to build on his bronze medal performance at the Parapa
Dolfo ready to run for Canada
Langley Times / Posted 28 days ago
Braedon Dolfo is looking to build on his bronze medal performance at the Parapan American Games. Four years ago, Dolfo took third place in the T13 100m event at the Games, which were held in Mexico. And now he will look to better that result, this... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Rugby star embracing Pan Am spotlightThe opportunity to showcase wheelchair rugby for the first time on the Pan Am s
Rugby star embracing Pan Am spotlight
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 29 days ago
The opportunity to showcase wheelchair rugby for the first time on the Pan Am stage is not lost on one of the sport�s biggest stars. Okotoks� Zak Madell views the debut of wheelchair rugby at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto as a chance to give back... Read more
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The New Age
Sharkboy opens Craig Native’s new sportswear rangeCape Town’s “Sharkboy” opened Craig Native’s sportswear range at Friday’s Merce
Sharkboy opens Craig Native’s new sportswear range
The New Age / Posted a month ago
Cape Town’s “Sharkboy” opened Craig Native’s sportswear range at Friday’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT) show. Designers at Friday’s show displayed their colourful ranges, inspired by different things, ranging from tribal prints to... Read more

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