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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Ex-Norwich City and King’s Lynn stalwart Keith Webb counts down to Rio Paralympics Keith Webb passes on instructions to his England CP players. Picture: The FA/
Ex-Norwich City and King’s Lynn stalwart Keith Webb counts down to Rio Paralympics
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
Keith Webb passes on instructions to his England CP players. Picture: The FA/Getty Images Former Norwich City coach Keith Webb is confident he is leading the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Ex-Norwich City and King’s Lynn stalwart Keith Webb counts down to Rio Paralympics Keith Webb passes on instructions to his England CP players. Picture: The FA/
Ex-Norwich City and King’s Lynn stalwart Keith Webb counts down to Rio Paralympics
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 hours ago
Keith Webb passes on instructions to his England CP players. Picture: The FA/Getty Images Former Norwich City coach Keith Webb is confident he is leading the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio villagefor the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms fo
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio village
Herald Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
for the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for men and women. Once the Olympics and Paralympics are finished, the apartments will be sold off. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has already... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio villagefor the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms fo
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio village
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
for the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for men and women. Once the Olympics and Paralympics are finished, the apartments will be sold off. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has already... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio villagefor the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms fo
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio village
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
for the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for men and women. Once the Olympics and Paralympics are finished, the apartments will be sold off. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has already... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics « Shropshire Starshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 13 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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Japan Today
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio Olympics athletes village ‹ Japan Todayfor the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms fo
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio Olympics athletes village ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 hours ago
for the world’s major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for men and women. Once the Olympics and Paralympics are finished, the apartments will be sold off. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has already... Read more
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Japan Today
Tokyo assembly to cancel Rio Olympics trips over costs ‹ Japan Todaygovernment officials divided into four groups to observe the Rio Games as Tokyo
Tokyo assembly to cancel Rio Olympics trips over costs ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 hours ago
government officials divided into four groups to observe the Rio Games as Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. But the assembly has found that the costs are expected to drastically surpass the initial estimates of around... Read more
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Gazette
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics
Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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guardian-series
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics
guardian-series / Posted 13 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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Harrow Times
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics
Harrow Times / Posted 13 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 14 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio's laboratory suspended ahead of the Olympics
Kingston Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mozzie protection - and condoms - for Rio Olympicsfor the world's major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms fo
Mozzie protection - and condoms - for Rio Olympics
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
for the world's major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for men and women. Once the Olympics and Paralympics are finished, the apartments will be sold off. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has already... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio athletes' villagefor the world's major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio athletes' village
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
for the world's major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for men and women. Once the Olympics and Paralympics are finished, the apartments will be sold off. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has already... Read more
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DW
World anti-doping body suspends Rio lab ahead of Olympics |decision means Rio's Ladetec will be unable to test blood and urine samples of
World anti-doping body suspends Rio lab ahead of Olympics |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
decision means Rio's Ladetec will be unable to test blood and urine samples of athletes competing in the Olympics and Paralympics. The suspension is another blow to Rio's Olympic organizers, coming on top of months of political crisis and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio Olympics athletes villagefor the world's major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms fo
Plenty of condoms but no TVs in Rio Olympics athletes village
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 hours ago
for the world's major religions. The Islamic space will have separate rooms for men and women. Once the Olympics and Paralympics are finished, the apartments will be sold off. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has already... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rio anti-doping lab suspended just weeks before Olympicsshape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil,
Rio anti-doping lab suspended just weeks before Olympics
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 hours ago
shape of the Zika virus, the worst recession in decades and political turmoil, preparations for this summer's Olympics and Paralympics could hardly have gone worse. There are major worries about the readiness of key infrastructure and venues and... Read more
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CBC.ca
International Wheelchair Rugby: 2016 Canada Cupof a world championship or Paralympic Games. The sixth edition of the event wi
International Wheelchair Rugby: 2016 Canada Cup
CBC.ca / Posted 18 hours ago
of a world championship or Paralympic Games. The sixth edition of the event will serve as a preview of the upcoming Rio Paralympics as Canada joins six other top contenders in Richmond, B.C.Canada's Paralympic roster Ian Chan, Richmond,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Chabad Creates Jewish Welcome Centers for Brazil Summer Olympics in Rioof athletic events and some football matches—will serve as an athletics venue f
Chabad Creates Jewish Welcome Centers for Brazil Summer Olympics in Rio
The Jewish Press / Posted 21 hours ago
of athletic events and some football matches—will serve as an athletics venue for the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Paralympics. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries have spent months working on preparations for the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Georgina Hermitage on how Mo Farah inspired her to return to sportto train again. She said: “I’m so glad Ricky dragged me to London 2012 because
Georgina Hermitage on how Mo Farah inspired her to return to sport
Evening Standard / Posted 22 hours ago
to train again. She said: “I’m so glad Ricky dragged me to London 2012 because it changed everyone’s views and opinions of Paralympics and the Olympics.” She started training in the gym in 2013 and credited her “life-changing” sport with helping... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Letter From Jamaica - the True Heroes of Namibian Track and FieldGames. This little known girl from Walvis Bay changed the history of Namibia f
Letter From Jamaica - the True Heroes of Namibian Track and Field
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Games. This little known girl from Walvis Bay changed the history of Namibia forever and all of a sudden we realised that Paralympics was the real deal. Thousands flocked to the Hosea Kutako International Airport to welcome back a new hero, the... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Ambitious Holyhead teenager launches campaign for sports wheelchair to reach Paralympic dreamwheelchair that will help him develop his talents in wheelchair basketball - wi
Ambitious Holyhead teenager launches campaign for sports wheelchair to reach Paralympic dream
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted yesterday
wheelchair that will help him develop his talents in wheelchair basketball - with his long-term ambition to compete in the Paralympics. The 14-year-old, who has hereditary spastic paraparesis, a condition that causes gradual weakness in the legs,... Read more
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New Kerala
Rio unveils Olympic village to media - newkerala.com #81156village will be home to more than 17,000 athletes and officials during the Olym
Rio unveils Olympic village to media - newkerala.com #81156
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
village will be home to more than 17,000 athletes and officials during the Olympics and 6,000 people during the Paralympics. It includes a 24-hour gym, multi-faith center, florist, convenience stores, bank, post office, hairdresser and... Read more
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New Kerala
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend wouldn't want him to waste his life in prison - newkerala.com #81096Johannesburg, June.24 : Convicted Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius believes t
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend wouldn't want him to waste his life in prison - newkerala.com #81096
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg, June.24 : Convicted Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius believes that his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp wouldn't want him to waste his life behind bars and instead would have wished to see him devoting his life in works of charity. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
#OscarPistorius: I don’t want to waste my life in jailThree short snippets of the interview was released by ITV on Thursday, on the e
#OscarPistorius: I don’t want to waste my life in jail
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Three short snippets of the interview was released by ITV on Thursday, on the eve of the world seeing the Paralympics’ first television interview since the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day, 2013. An emotional, but... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Canada beats Sweden 54-44 at Canada Cup international wheelchair rugby tournamentAmerican Games in the summer, then claimed gold at the world wheelchair rugby c
Canada beats Sweden 54-44 at Canada Cup international wheelchair rugby tournament
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
American Games in the summer, then claimed gold at the world wheelchair rugby challenge. Canada won silver at the 2012 Paralympics in London and is using the Canada Cup as a tune-up for this year's Games in Rio. Canada plays No. 5 Great... Read more
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Daily Liberal
World record for RoegerLanghorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares
World record for Roeger
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Langhorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares for the Rio Paralympics. ELITE: Michael Roeger competitng for his country and preparing for the Paralympic Games. Langhorne Creek athlete Michael Roeger is on target to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
World record for RoegerLanghorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares
World record for Roeger
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Langhorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares for the Rio Paralympics. ELITE: Michael Roeger competitng for his country and preparing for the Paralympic Games. Langhorne Creek athlete Michael Roeger is on target to... Read more
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The Young Witness
World record for RoegerLanghorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares
World record for Roeger
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Langhorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares for the Rio Paralympics. ELITE: Michael Roeger competitng for his country and preparing for the Paralympic Games. Langhorne Creek athlete Michael Roeger is on target to... Read more
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Western Advocate
World record for RoegerLanghorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares
World record for Roeger
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Langhorne Creek's Michael Roeger broke the 1500 metre world record and prepares for the Rio Paralympics. ELITE: Michael Roeger competitng for his country and preparing for the Paralympic Games. Langhorne Creek athlete Michael Roeger is on target to... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘I don’t want to waste my life in jail’Three short snippets of the interview was released by ITV on Thursday, on the e
‘I don’t want to waste my life in jail’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Three short snippets of the interview was released by ITV on Thursday, on the eve of the world seeing the Paralympics’ first television interview since the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day, 2013. An emotional, but... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Preparation for Rio on track, says Team GB's Richard Whiteheadathletes such as Sophie Hahn, as well as older athletes like myself and David W
Preparation for Rio on track, says Team GB's Richard Whitehead
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
athletes such as Sophie Hahn, as well as older athletes like myself and David Weir. I think there needs to be a mix." The Paralympics take place September 7-18, and soon after the Closing Ceremony another event close to Whitehead's heart will take... Read more
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The Financial Express
Oscar Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free: ITVwas later upgraded to murder on appeal. Pistorius reached the pinnacle of his
Oscar Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free: ITV
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
was later upgraded to murder on appeal. Pistorius reached the pinnacle of his fame in London 2012 when he became the first double amputee to run in the Olympics, reaching the 400 metres semi-finals, before taking two golds in the P... Read more
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ESPN
Robbery prompts call for more Rio security nowthe Aug. 5-21 Summer Games. An estimated 85,000 police and soldiers will be pa
Robbery prompts call for more Rio security now
ESPN / Posted yesterday
the Aug. 5-21 Summer Games. An estimated 85,000 police and soldiers will be patrolling the streets during the Olympics and Paralympics, but violent crime remains a fact of life in Rio. "Maybe the organizing committee should mobilize their... Read more
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ESPN
Paralympics unaffected by Russia doping bandoping ban for Azerbaijani powerlifter Maharram Aliyev after he tested positive
Paralympics unaffected by Russia doping ban
ESPN / Posted yesterday
doping ban for Azerbaijani powerlifter Maharram Aliyev after he tested positive for two banned steroids in March at a competition in Dubai, where he won. Aliyev competed at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympics, with a best result of fifth place i... Read more
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Reuters
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free: ITVreached the pinnacle of his fame in London 2012 when he became the first double
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free: ITV
Reuters / Posted yesterday
reached the pinnacle of his fame in London 2012 when he became the first double amputee to run in the Olympics, reaching the 400 meters semi-finals, before taking two golds in the Paralympics. (Editing by James Macharia and A... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free: ITVreached the pinnacle of his fame in London 2012 when he became the first double
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free: ITV
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
reached the pinnacle of his fame in London 2012 when he became the first double amputee to run in the Olympics, reaching the 400 meters semi-finals, before taking two golds in the Paralympics. (Editing by James Macharia and A... Read more
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The Star
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free - ITVreached the pinnacle of his fame in London 2012 when he became the first double
Pistorius says murdered girlfriend would want him to go free - ITV
The Star / Posted yesterday
reached the pinnacle of his fame in London 2012 when he became the first double amputee to run in the Olympics, reaching the 400 metres semi-finals, before taking two golds in the Paralympics. (Editing by James Macharia and A... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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Gazette
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
Gazette / Posted yesterday
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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guardian-series
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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Harrow Times
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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give me sport
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to RioLondon 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected
David Weir headlines the first group of Paralympians heading to Rio
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
London 2012 champion David Weir headlined a first wave of 13 athletes selected to compete for Great Britain at the Rio Paralympics. The wheelchair racer will bid to land at least another two gold medals in Brazil as he competes in the T54 1500... Read more
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Scotsman
Wheelchair luggage inventor lands £50,000 funding Andrew Slorance aims for Rio Paralympics launch. Picture: Contributed An inve
Wheelchair luggage inventor lands £50,000 funding
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Andrew Slorance aims for Rio Paralympics launch. Picture: Contributed An inventor who parted company with his first business making Formula 1-inspired wheelchairs is hoping to rebound with the launch... Read more
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