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The Huffington Post
NBA Players Mourn The Loss Of 'Angel' Ingrid Williams One Day After Her Death• Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams' wife died in a horrific
NBA Players Mourn The Loss Of 'Angel' Ingrid Williams One Day After Her Death
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 hours ago
• Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams' wife died in a horrific car crash.• The 44-year-old had five children. ASSOCIATED PRESS Thunder players Cameron Payne, Kevin Durant, Andrew Morrow and D.J. Augustin bow their heads during a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
What real threat does Zika pose to the Rio Olympics? History has an answerWell before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What real threat does Zika pose to the Rio Olympics? History has an answer
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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Penticton Western News
BC Winter Games blazed a trail to the OlympicsKristi Richards’ path to the Olympics was paved by competing in the BC Winter G
BC Winter Games blazed a trail to the Olympics
Penticton Western News / Posted yesterday
Kristi Richards’ path to the Olympics was paved by competing in the BC Winter Games. “It was that little spark of what’s to come,” said Richards, who will the keynote speaker at the BC Winter Games opening ceremony in Penticton, Feb. 25. “The real... Read more
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News 8000
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Adaptive rower taking dream to next level, needs helpA metro adaptive rower is taking her dream to the next level. The odds were st
Adaptive rower taking dream to next level, needs help
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted yesterday
A metro adaptive rower is taking her dream to the next level. The odds were stacked against Jennifer Pellat-Finet. She’s made an incredible comeback, but needs help to go even further. “A positive attitude will get you everywhere,” said... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Schornstein aiming to peakParalympian Kirk Schornstein is crouching at the top of a mountain, waiting for
Schornstein aiming to peak
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted yesterday
Paralympian Kirk Schornstein is crouching at the top of a mountain, waiting for the gate to drop and ready to begin the most important ski run of his life. His mind is racing through different scenarios, visualizing his trek down the slope and... Read more
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SUR in English
Rafa Olalla, the first blind kitesurfer. Surinenglish.comRafa Olalla, kitesurfing in Brazil. :: SUR “Nerja is the best therapy for me.
Rafa Olalla, the first blind kitesurfer. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted yesterday
Rafa Olalla, kitesurfing in Brazil. :: SUR “Nerja is the best therapy for me. I learned to walk without a stick here, I found out who I was as a person here, and I have some great friends. In fact, I try to come here any time I’m feeling a bit... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
KSPR Springfield / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics? | Health - Home 16,000 athletes, 600,000 visitors headed to Rio de Janiero t
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
| Health - Home 16,000 athletes, 600,000 visitors headed to Rio de Janiero this summer By Dr. Ford Vox Special to CNN Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Well... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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sportsvibe
Q&A: British Swimmer Ollie Hynd Chats To Sportsvibe About His Career, Winning Medals And What He Does When Not In The PoolSportsvibe recently caught up with swimmer Ollie Hynd to discuss his career, wi
Q&A: British Swimmer Ollie Hynd Chats To Sportsvibe About His Career, Winning Medals And What He Does When Not In The Pool
sportsvibe / Posted yesterday
Sportsvibe recently caught up with swimmer Ollie Hynd to discuss his career, winning gold and what his ideal Sunday roast would be Sportsvibe: You have recently joined Team Speedo, what will they help bring to your career and ambitions? Ollie Hynd:... Read more
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ESPN
Kenya raises Zika fears over OlympicsKenya has reportedly threatened to pull its athletes out of this summer's Olymp
Kenya raises Zika fears over Olympics
ESPN / Posted yesterday
Kenya has reportedly threatened to pull its athletes out of this summer's Olympic Games in Rio if the Zika virus in Brazil reach "epidemic levels". Kipchoge Keino, the head of Kenya's Olympics committee and a former running great, has been in... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers kn
What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Impey Impresses With a Fifth National TT Title in KZNUCI World Tour rider and defending South African time trial champion, Daryl Imp
Impey Impresses With a Fifth National TT Title in KZN
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
UCI World Tour rider and defending South African time trial champion, Daryl Impey (Orica-GreenEDGE) clocked the fastest time to claim his fifth national title on day two of the 2016 SA Road, Time Trial and Para-cycling Championships in Wartburg,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maripa Moves Into Quarter-Finals in RotterdamLondon Paralympics tennis ace Evans Maripa is into the quarter-finals of the AB
Maripa Moves Into Quarter-Finals in Rotterdam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
London Paralympics tennis ace Evans Maripa is into the quarter-finals of the ABN AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The 25-year-old upset world No8 Takashi Sanada of Japan on Wednesday to set up a clash with Britain's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Nicholson adds another title to his CVRichard Nicholson has been named the University of Canberra's athlete in reside
Nicholson adds another title to his CV
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Richard Nicholson has been named the University of Canberra's athlete in residence. Photo: Melissa Adams In addition to three Paralympic medals, Richard Nicholson can now lay claim to being University of Canberra's second Athlete in Residence. The... Read more
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The Age
Coin designer Stuart Devlin reflects on decimal currency's 50th anniversaryStuart Devlin carving plasters for Australian coins in 1963. Photo: SUPPLIED D
Coin designer Stuart Devlin reflects on decimal currency's 50th anniversary
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Stuart Devlin carving plasters for Australian coins in 1963. Photo: SUPPLIED Decimal currency's arrival on St Valentine's Day 50 years ago required a public education program. Simple enough. "Even morons can count up to 10," a business academic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Coin designer Stuart Devlin reflects on decimal currency's 50th anniversaryStuart Devlin carving plasters for Australian coins in 1963. Photo: SUPPLIED D
Coin designer Stuart Devlin reflects on decimal currency's 50th anniversary
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Stuart Devlin carving plasters for Australian coins in 1963. Photo: SUPPLIED Decimal currency's arrival on St Valentine's Day 50 years ago required a public education program. Simple enough. "Even morons can count up to 10," a business academic... Read more
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Japan Today
Chinese tourist buses causing headaches for Tokyoites ‹ Japan TodayComplaints have been pouring in about a growing number of large buses carrying
Chinese tourist buses causing headaches for Tokyoites ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Complaints have been pouring in about a growing number of large buses carrying foreign tourists, with drivers and locals saying they are a nuisance because they park in the street. Those involved have been seeking ways to rectify the situation... Read more
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The Courier
Heroics ensure Payne’s top pickMichelle Payne crowned 2015 Ballarat Sportsperson of the Year. SEALED WITH A K
Heroics ensure Payne’s top pick
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Michelle Payne crowned 2015 Ballarat Sportsperson of the Year. SEALED WITH A KISS: Steven and Michelle Payne at Wednesday night's awards function. Picture: Kate Healy. 2015 just keeps getting better for Michelle Payne. The jockey became the first... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cycling's hotshots white hot at champsJaime Nielsen on her way to victory in the women's individual pursuit. Photo /
Cycling's hotshots white hot at champs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Jaime Nielsen on her way to victory in the women's individual pursuit. Photo / Dianne Manson Olympic medallist Simon van Velthooven dug deep while Natasha Hansen broke the New Zealand record on the first night of finals at the Vantage national track... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diamond Company Donates to DeafFrancistown — Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTC) has donated smart boards a
Diamond Company Donates to Deaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Francistown — Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTC) has donated smart boards and sign language books worth over P400 000 to Botswana Society for the Deaf in Francistown. Handing over the donation, DTC board member, Dr Athaliah Molokomme said the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Speed demonsRush of flying down a mountain on skis motivates Australian Para-Alpine Develop
Speed demons
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Rush of flying down a mountain on skis motivates Australian Para-Alpine Development Team members Sam Tait glides down Powderhorn Mountain during a recent training session for the Australian Ski and Snowboard Para-Alpine Development Team.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Leaving home country to train a reality for Aussie Para skiers Australian paralympic ski team coach Michael Milton skis toward the Flat Top
Leaving home country to train a reality for Aussie Para skiers
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Australian paralympic ski team coach Michael Milton skis toward the Flat Top Flyer lift as he heads up the mountain for the team’s practice at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Milton has... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
PASCAL: Local hockey teams shine at tourneyAt this rate, the Bur-Bear Tournament may become a staple for the local crew of
PASCAL: Local hockey teams shine at tourney
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
At this rate, the Bur-Bear Tournament may become a staple for the local crew of high school boys hockey teams. All four SDSSAA entries who attended the event last week worked their way through to the playoff round, with the Manitoulin Mustangs... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Top eventer prepares to whip up a feast on Come Dine With MeFour-star eventer Matthew Wright will swap the start box for saucepans as he pr
Top eventer prepares to whip up a feast on Come Dine With Me
Horse and Hound / Posted 4 days ago
Four-star eventer Matthew Wright will swap the start box for saucepans as he prepares to compete on Come Dine With Me. The Nottinghamshire-based rider had a call “out of the blue” from producers of the Channel 4 dinner party game show and is due to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Cadbury encourages NZ to get behind ParalympiansTuesday, 9 February 2016, 9:48 amPress Release: CadburyCadbury encourages New Z
Cadbury encourages NZ to get behind Paralympians
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 9:48 amPress Release: CadburyCadbury encourages New Zealanders to get behind their Paralympians Today Cadbury announced it will be contributing NZD $200,000 to support the New... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Gold medal winning Paralympian from Yarmouth has car window smashed by Storm Imogen Paralympic Gold medalist Jessica-Jane Applegate opens the Spa Unlimted 24hr S
Gold medal winning Paralympian from Yarmouth has car window smashed by Storm Imogen
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Paralympic Gold medalist Jessica-Jane Applegate opens the Spa Unlimted 24hr Swimathon in Dereham, taking part in the first 30 minute session. Picture: Matthew... Read more
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examiner.com
Grand Masters to host Para Taekwondo instructor seminarTaekwondo Grand Masters Solomon Pavlou and Lou Giamo, both Kukkiwon 8th Degree
Grand Masters to host Para Taekwondo instructor seminar
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
Taekwondo Grand Masters Solomon Pavlou and Lou Giamo, both Kukkiwon 8th Degree Black Belts, will host a two day Para-Taekwondo Instructor Seminar on February 20-21. The seminar is open to all masters, instructors and coaches as well as anyone... Read more
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iol.co.za
Qatar eyes Summer OlympicsQatar has a “vision and target” of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bid to ho
Qatar eyes Summer Olympics
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Qatar has a “vision and target” of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bid to hold future games, a senior member of the Gulf country's olympics committee said on Monday. Thani Al-Kuwari added that the country would undoubtedly bid to host an... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Qatar 'wants to host Summer Olympics'DOHA - Qatar has a "vision and target" of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bi
Qatar 'wants to host Summer Olympics'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
DOHA - Qatar has a "vision and target" of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bid to hold future games, a senior member of the Gulf country's olympics committee said on Monday. An artist's impression of the stadium being built in Al-Wakrah, Qatar,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rio shakes off Zika fears to partyRio de Janeiro - Dancers - some nearly naked, others in elaborate costumes - st
Rio shakes off Zika fears to party
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Rio de Janeiro - Dancers - some nearly naked, others in elaborate costumes - strutted into the final round of the Rio Carnival's samba championship on Monday, capping a wild party that has helped Brazilians forget about Zika and other worries. The... Read more
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Evening Standard
6,000 swimmers to take the plunge in Serpentine event in Hyde ParkThousands of Londoners will be able to swim in the Serpentine as part of the “g
6,000 swimmers to take the plunge in Serpentine event in Hyde Park
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Thousands of Londoners will be able to swim in the Serpentine as part of the “greatest swimming festival in the world”. Up to 6,000 swimmers are expected to dive into Hyde Park’s lake in a new open-water event on Saturday, September 24. Participants... Read more
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Rappler
Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smileBURST OF COLOR. Revellers of Uniao da Ilha samba school perform during the firs
Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smile
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
BURST OF COLOR. Revellers of Uniao da Ilha samba school perform during the first night of the carnival parade at Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 7, 2016. Photo by Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Dancers – some nearly... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smile Published: 8 February 2016 6:12 PM Revellers of Mocidade samba school perfor
Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smile
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 8 February 2016 6:12 PM Revellers of Mocidade samba school perform during the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, today. – Reuters pic, February 8,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smilePerformers from the Mocidade samba school parade during carnival celebrations a
Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smile
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Performers from the Mocidade samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. AP Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—Dancers — some nearly naked, others in elaborate costumes — strutted into the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Zika virus fears of sports stars as Rio Games loom Sally Brown is gearing up for Riosally brownAileen Reid is gearing up for Rio
Zika virus fears of sports stars as Rio Games loom
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Sally Brown is gearing up for Riosally brownAileen Reid is gearing up for Rio Sports stars from Northern Ireland who are gearing up for this summer's Rio Olympics have spoken of their fears over... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Zika virus fears of our stars as the Rio Games loom Sally Brown is gearing up for Riosally brownAileen Reid is gearing up for Rio
Zika virus fears of our stars as the Rio Games loom
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Sally Brown is gearing up for Riosally brownAileen Reid is gearing up for Rio Sports stars from Northern Ireland who are gearing up for this summer's Rio Olympics have spoken of their fears over... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Rio Carnival performers swat aside Zika fearsA dancer performs during a Carnival parade (Yasuyoshi Chiba, AP) (AFP Photo / Y
Rio Carnival performers swat aside Zika fears
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
A dancer performs during a Carnival parade (Yasuyoshi Chiba, AP) (AFP Photo / Yasuyoshi Chiba) Rio de Janeiro - With crazy costumes, pulsating music - and a dab of mosquito repellent - the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sambadrome comes alive as Brazil waves-off Zika threat at Rio CarnivalRio Carnival: Sambadrome comes alive as Brazil waves-off Zika threat at world's
Sambadrome comes alive as Brazil waves-off Zika threat at Rio Carnival
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Rio Carnival: Sambadrome comes alive as Brazil waves-off Zika threat at world's largest party With crazy costumes, pulsating music and a dab of mosquito repellent, the Rio Carnival's top performers have swatted aside Zika concerns to revel in the... Read more
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The Hindu
Insights into lower-limb prostheticsDr Anthony McGarry and Dr Kevin Murray talk about working on the Mukti project
Insights into lower-limb prosthetics
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Dr Anthony McGarry and Dr Kevin Murray talk about working on the Mukti project and the newly designed prosthetics for the low-income clinic. Dr. Anthony McGarry and Dr. Kevin Murray are Teaching Fellows at the University of Strathclyde, leading a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rio Carnival conquers Zika fears with repellant and samba - videosWith crazy costumes, pulsating music -- and a dab of mosquito repellent -- the
Rio Carnival conquers Zika fears with repellant and samba - videos
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
With crazy costumes, pulsating music -- and a dab of mosquito repellent -- the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries Sunday to get down for the world's biggest party. Some 70,000 fans cheered, sang and shook their hips in the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Rio Carnival Conquers Zika With Repellent and SambaPosted: Sunday, February 7, 2016 – 8:09 PM (AFP) With crazy costumes, pulsatin
Rio Carnival Conquers Zika With Repellent and Samba
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Posted: Sunday, February 7, 2016 – 8:09 PM (AFP) With crazy costumes, pulsating music — and a dab of mosquito repellent — the Rio Carnival’s top performers swatted aside Zika worries Sunday to get down for the world’s biggest party. Some 70,000... Read more
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