2012 Paralympic Games

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Al-Ahram Weekly
Paralympians make their markin her second attempt. The success marked Mahmoud’s third Paralympic medal, hav
Paralympians make their mark
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
in her second attempt. The success marked Mahmoud’s third Paralympic medal, having previously won a bronze at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and a silver in Beijing’s 2008 Paralympic Games. Teammate Amani Al-Desouki collected the bronze medal... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Madell misses out on podium in Riopaced the offence with 35 points in the third place contest. Team Canada, silv
Madell misses out on podium in Rio
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 3 days ago
paced the offence with 35 points in the third place contest. Team Canada, silver medallists four summers ago at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, missed out on a wheelchair rugby medal for the first time since the 2004 Games in Athens. The Canucks... Read more
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Al.com
Team USA wheelchair rugby team, trained in Homewood, wins silver at Paralympicscountries around the world. In the Sydney 2000 Games, wheelchair rugby became a
Team USA wheelchair rugby team, trained in Homewood, wins silver at Paralympics
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
countries around the world. In the Sydney 2000 Games, wheelchair rugby became a medal sport, where the United States won the gold. Since then, Team USA won a second gold in 2008 to go along with two bronze medals in the 2004 and 2012 Paralympic Gam... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Team celebrates as Rio 2016 Paralympic Games closeZealand has successfully defended its title of number 1 in the world medals per
NZ Team celebrates as Rio 2016 Paralympic Games close
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Zealand has successfully defended its title of number 1 in the world medals per capita, a title secured during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. New Zealand also sits 13th on overall medals, compared to 21st in the world after London 2012. The... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Iranian Cyclist Dies After Crash At ParalympicsRio Hospital in Barra where he passed away soon after arrival," it said. Golba
Iranian Cyclist Dies After Crash At Paralympics
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
Rio Hospital in Barra where he passed away soon after arrival," it said. Golbarnezhad "also participated at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and took up the sport in 2002," the committee said. "The Paralympic Family is united in grief at this... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Heartbreak' death casts shadow on ParalympicsParalympic Games. On Wednesday, he took part in the time trial C4 race, finishi
'Heartbreak' death casts shadow on Paralympics
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Paralympic Games. On Wednesday, he took part in the time trial C4 race, finishing 14th. He also participated at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and took up the sport in 2002. The Iranian flag was lowered to half-mast in the Paralympic Village,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Iranian Cyclist Dies After Crash At ParalympicsRio Hospital in Barra where he passed away soon after arrival," it said. Golba
Iranian Cyclist Dies After Crash At Paralympics
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Rio Hospital in Barra where he passed away soon after arrival," it said. Golbarnezhad "also participated at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and took up the sport in 2002," the committee said. "The Paralympic Family is united in grief at this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shikongo in Paralympics T11 400m Finalevent involves athletes with a range of disabilities and is governed by the Int
Shikongo in Paralympics T11 400m Final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
event involves athletes with a range of disabilities and is governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Team Namibia returned with two medals from the 2012 Paralympic Games - one gold and one silver, both won by Joh... Read more
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Daily Mail
Iranian Paralympic cyclist dies in hospital after crash in Rio racehas been launched. This was Golbarnezhad's second race at the Rio 2016 Paralym
Iranian Paralympic cyclist dies in hospital after crash in Rio race
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
has been launched. This was Golbarnezhad's second race at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. On Wednesday he took part in the time trial C4 race finishing 14th. He also participated at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and took up the sport... Read more
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Mashable
Iranian para-cyclist dies after crash at Rio ParalympicsWhat's This?Bahman Golbarnezhad of Iran competes in at the London 2012 Paralymp
Iranian para-cyclist dies after crash at Rio Paralympics
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
What's This?Bahman Golbarnezhad of Iran competes in at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Golbarnezhad died after a crash Saturday. Image: gareth copley/Getty Images Bahman Golbarnezhad, 48, was involved in a crash in a mountainous part of his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rio Paralympics 2016: Fairness doubted in race for cashsaid amounts to "cheating". An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who
Rio Paralympics 2016: Fairness doubted in race for cash
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
said amounts to "cheating". An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who won a gold medal and three silvers in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. But the IPC disqualified her a year later, ruling her paralysis from the waist down was not... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Incredible story of ex-F1 driver Alex Zanardi that inspired Alex Brooker speechMore The driver had found his new calling and threw himself into training and
Incredible story of ex-F1 driver Alex Zanardi that inspired Alex Brooker speech
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
More The driver had found his new calling and threw himself into training and competing in the sport with London 2012 Paralympic Games being the ultimate aim. And just five years later the ex-Formula One driver found himself the winner... Read more
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J Weekly
Two bronzes for Israel in Paralympics … and controversy?tried rowing, after much persuasion by her life partner, and now wife, Limor Go
Two bronzes for Israel in Paralympics … and controversy?
J Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
tried rowing, after much persuasion by her life partner, and now wife, Limor Goldberg. Samuel finished fifth in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and won a gold medal at the 2015 World Rowing Cup in Italy. “I would like to congratulate... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Paralympic gold for Ireland as Eoghan Clifford races to glory in the C3 time trial eventGames, Lynch finished fifth in the Individual Pursuit competition, narrowly mis
Paralympic gold for Ireland as Eoghan Clifford races to glory in the C3 time trial event
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Games, Lynch finished fifth in the Individual Pursuit competition, narrowly missing out on a bronze medal ride off. At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he missed out on a track medal by one tenth of a second. Lynch grew up in Canada while his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rio Paralympics: Ireland's Colin Lynch secures silver medalGames, Lynch finished fifth in the Individual Pursuit competition, narrowly mis
Rio Paralympics: Ireland's Colin Lynch secures silver medal
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Games, Lynch finished fifth in the Individual Pursuit competition, narrowly missing out on a bronze medal ride off. At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he missed out on a track medal by one tenth of a second. Lynch grew up in Canada while his... Read more
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RTE News
Irish in action: Paralympics Day 7Paralympic Games, at just 13-years-old, she competed impressively, placing sixt
Irish in action: Paralympics Day 7
RTE News / Posted 10 days ago
Paralympic Games, at just 13-years-old, she competed impressively, placing sixth in the 100m breaststroke. Then at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, she made three finals and her best finish 5th in the 100m Butterfly. Today Keane goes in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Athletes looking for edgesaid amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who
Athletes looking for edge
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
said amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who won a gold medal and three silvers in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. But the IPC disqualified her a year later, ruling her paralysis from the waist down was not... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edgesaid amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edge
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
said amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who won a gold medal and three silvers in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. But the IPC disqualified her a year later, ruling her paralysis from the waist down was not... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Gunning for the podiumMuch has changed in para-cycling since Shelley Gautier competed at the 2012 Par
Gunning for the podium
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 11 days ago
Much has changed in para-cycling since Shelley Gautier competed at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England. “I’m concentrating on my events and I’m not worrying about being a tourist here,” the 47-year-old Niagara Falls native said Sunday, in a... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Gunning for the podiumMuch has changed in para-cycling since Shelley Gautier competed at the 2012 Par
Gunning for the podium
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 11 days ago
Much has changed in para-cycling since Shelley Gautier competed at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England. “I’m concentrating on my events and I’m not worrying about being a tourist here,” the 47-year-old Niagara Falls native said Sunday, in a... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Gunning for the podiumMuch has changed in para-cycling since Shelley Gautier competed at the 2012 Par
Gunning for the podium
Welland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Much has changed in para-cycling since Shelley Gautier competed at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England. “I’m concentrating on my events and I’m not worrying about being a tourist here,” the 47-year-old Niagara Falls native said Sunday, in a... Read more
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King Fut
Randa Mahmoud wins Egypt's second 2016 gold Paralympic medallifting 117 kg. Randa has now won her second Paralympic medal after winning th
Randa Mahmoud wins Egypt's second 2016 gold Paralympic medal
King Fut / Posted 11 days ago
lifting 117 kg. Randa has now won her second Paralympic medal after winning the silver medal in the 82.5 kg event in the 2012 Paralympic games in London. Randa achieved Egypt’s eighth paralympic medal, as they are occupying the 28th position in... Read more
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CTV News
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edgesaid amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edge
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
said amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who won a gold medal and three silvers in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. But the IPC disqualified her a year later, ruling her paralysis from the waist down was not... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edgesaid amounts to ''cheating.'' An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, w
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edge
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
said amounts to ''cheating.'' An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who won a gold medal and three silvers in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. But the IPC disqualified her a year later, ruling her paralysis from the waist down was not... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edgesaid amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who
Paralympics: Games hit 'Big Time' as athletes look for edge
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
said amounts to "cheating." An example is American swimmer Victoria Arlen, who won a gold medal and three silvers in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. But the IPC disqualified her a year later, ruling her paralysis from the waist down was not... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh table tennis star Rob Davies celebrates Paralympic goldin the individual and team events at the European Championships in 2011 he real
Welsh table tennis star Rob Davies celebrates Paralympic gold
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
in the individual and team events at the European Championships in 2011 he realised his ambition of competing in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He admits that London was a massive learning curve and although he enjoyed the experience he was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Relay Team Makes Final of Paralympicsmulti-sport event involves athletes with a range of disabilities and is governe
Relay Team Makes Final of Paralympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
multi-sport event involves athletes with a range of disabilities and is governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Team Namibia returned with two medals from the 2012 Paralympic Games - one gold and one silver, both won by... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Day 4: Gold, World Record for Pascoe in the poolShe powered ahead within metres of the starting block, clinching a GOLD, beatin
Day 4: Gold, World Record for Pascoe in the pool
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
She powered ahead within metres of the starting block, clinching a GOLD, beating her own World Record from the London 2012 Paralympic Games by over half a second and winning by 6 seconds.The medal proved a golden end to Day 4 for the New... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Second Medal for Namibia in Rioinvolves athletes with a range of disabilities and is governed by the Internati
Second Medal for Namibia in Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
involves athletes with a range of disabilities and is governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Team Namibia returned with two medals from the 2012 Paralympic Games held in London - one gold and one silver, both won by Johanna Bens... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Comedian Jimmy Carr's 9/11 joke shocks on anniversarymade about British soldiers who had lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying
Comedian Jimmy Carr's 9/11 joke shocks on anniversary
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
made about British soldiers who had lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying that the UK would have a strong team in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He backed his own joke by saying it was "totally acceptable" in an interview with The Guar... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Israeli Rower, Moran Samuel, Wins Bronze At Rio Paralympicstold Ynet news. The 34-year-old rower won the gold medal at the 2015 World Row
Israeli Rower, Moran Samuel, Wins Bronze At Rio Paralympics
The Jewish Week / Posted 13 days ago
told Ynet news. The 34-year-old rower won the gold medal at the 2015 World Rowing Cup in Italy and finished fifth in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. “I would like to congratulate the Israeli athletes at the Paralympics. They represent the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cancer no deterrent for Maine sailor in quest for Paralympic goldCup Miami, North America’s top Olympic and Paralympic regatta. But the team ca
Cancer no deterrent for Maine sailor in quest for Paralympic gold
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Cup Miami, North America’s top Olympic and Paralympic regatta. But the team came up short in its bid to qualify for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, placing second in the qualifying competition for the lone available berth. “I was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sprinter Bags First Paralympic Medal in Rioset a regional record of 10.78 seconds. Smyth ran 10.64 seconds. Smyth set up
Sprinter Bags First Paralympic Medal in Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
set a regional record of 10.78 seconds. Smyth ran 10.64 seconds. Smyth set up the world record of 10.46 seconds at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Speaking to Nampa after the race, Nambala said he was happy to become the first Namibian... Read more
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Mashable
7 badass Paralympic events that you really need to watchand jerk, plenty will have given the bench press a go. For context, in the lig
7 badass Paralympic events that you really need to watch
Mashable / Posted 14 days ago
and jerk, plenty will have given the bench press a go. For context, in the lightest women's category (40kg) at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the winning woman benched 109kg. The heaviest amount pressed, meanwhile, was in the +100kg men's... Read more
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The News and Star
Newcastleton sprinter Libby Clegg wins Paralympic goldrunner improved on the two silver medals she had already won in the 100m T12 ca
Newcastleton sprinter Libby Clegg wins Paralympic gold
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
runner improved on the two silver medals she had already won in the 100m T12 category at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Paralympic Games. She beat the other three runners in the final in a time of 11.96 seconds. It brought to an end an... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
On to the Paralympicswhich has now spread around the world. Many of the performers taking part in th
On to the Paralympics
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
which has now spread around the world. Many of the performers taking part in the ceremony also performed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games opening ceremony. Tim Reddish, OBE and chairman of the British Paralympic Committee, said: “It is our... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate takes Paralympic bronze in 100m backstrokewhere she will defend her title. The City of Norwich Swimming Club member took
Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate takes Paralympic bronze in 100m backstroke
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
where she will defend her title. The City of Norwich Swimming Club member took home gold in the race four years ago at the 2012 Paralympic games in London. Aged just 16 at the time, she also won silver in the S14 50m and 100m freestyle races and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate takes Paralympic bronze in 100m backstrokewhere she will defend her title. The City of Norwich Swimming Club member took
Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate takes Paralympic bronze in 100m backstroke
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 days ago
where she will defend her title. The City of Norwich Swimming Club member took home gold in the race four years ago at the 2012 Paralympic games in London. Aged just 16 at the time, she also won silver in the S14 50m and 100m freestyle races and... Read more
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CBS News
Mallory Weggemann returns to the Paralympics for more goldUnited States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 50m
Mallory Weggemann returns to the Paralympics for more gold
CBS News / Posted 16 days ago
United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 50m Freestyle - S8 final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 2, 2012 in London, England. Christopher Lee, Getty Images I’ve also... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
David Wetherill profile - Paralympian on his dreams for Riofor Rio Table tennis player David Wetherill has had his sights set on Rio sinc
David Wetherill profile - Paralympian on his dreams for Rio
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
for Rio Table tennis player David Wetherill has had his sights set on Rio since his crushing disappointment at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He tells us why he wants to put things right this time round. David was born with a rare bone... Read more
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Boston Globe
More money for Iran, Paralympics start tonightcancer -- releases its first set of suggestions today, highlighting the most pr
More money for Iran, Paralympics start tonight
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
cancer -- releases its first set of suggestions today, highlighting the most promising areas of scientific research. Richard Whitehead of Great Britain won gold in the 200-meter T42 Athletics race at the 2012 Paralympic Games in world record... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Paralympics: From post-WWII rehabilitation to mega sport eventand inclusion in the community. Yet, even this bright light is fading, as rece
Paralympics: From post-WWII rehabilitation to mega sport event
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
and inclusion in the community. Yet, even this bright light is fading, as recently expressed by the face of the London 2012 Paralympic Games Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson, who quit her role on the organising committee because she considered it... Read more
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walesonline
'There is nothing like the Paralympics'Davies of Great Britain celebrates winning a point during the Men's Singles Tab
'There is nothing like the Paralympics'
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
Davies of Great Britain celebrates winning a point during the Men's Singles Table Tennis - Class 1 on day 5 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games As the 30 or so elite wheelchair athletes warmed up, the holding area was a mass of metal and muscle.... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Rio 2016: These are the men and women representing South Africa at the 2016 Paralympianssuggested it could help with her impairment. She is 18 years old. Emily Gray
Rio 2016: These are the men and women representing South Africa at the 2016 Paralympians
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
suggested it could help with her impairment. She is 18 years old. Emily Gray Emily Gray competed at both the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games and has played wheelchair basketball at junior level. She lost her leg in 2003 after being diagnosed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six Women We're Backing to Slay At This Year's ParalympicsSA at Rio 2016. She is ranked 5th in the world and has 29 singles titles to her
Six Women We're Backing to Slay At This Year's Paralympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
SA at Rio 2016. She is ranked 5th in the world and has 29 singles titles to her name. She participated in both the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games, so this year marks her third Paralympics. Montjane is also ranked no 1 in South Africa. She was one of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Para-swim team hoping to keep winning tradition goingvisit from 2004 Olympic cycling champion Sarah Ulmer. Describing competing in
Para-swim team hoping to keep winning tradition going
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
visit from 2004 Olympic cycling champion Sarah Ulmer. Describing competing in front of 17,000 spectators at the London 2012 Paralympic Games as 'overwhelming' she nonetheless performed above expectations, placing sixth in the 200m Individual... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed int
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 19 days ago
1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed into stadiums and arenas to watch the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Poor attendance isn't a huge surprise, though, since most of the stands shown during the Summer... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed int
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics
KIVI Boise / Posted 19 days ago
1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed into stadiums and arenas to watch the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Poor attendance isn't a huge surprise, though, since most of the stands shown during the Summer... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed int
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed into stadiums and arenas to watch the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Poor attendance isn't a huge surprise, though, since most of the stands shown during the Summer... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed int
Don't Expect Sold-Out Crowds At The Rio Paralympics
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
1.5 million tickets sold are a far cry from the number of people who packed into stadiums and arenas to watch the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Poor attendance isn't a huge surprise, though, since most of the stands shown during the Summer... Read more
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