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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Paralympian Daniela Di Toro on keeping positiveOpen titles, two US Open titles, two French Open titles, along with a silver an
Paralympian Daniela Di Toro on keeping positive
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 hours ago
Open titles, two US Open titles, two French Open titles, along with a silver and bronze medal from the Sydney and Athens Paralympics. As she prepares for her sixth Paralympics in Rio, incredibly, Di Toro will feature in a new sport; she will be... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Event to help Paralympics hopeful Simon Lawson10th place overall. He won the Manchester 10k event last weekend. He was bitte
Event to help Paralympics hopeful Simon Lawson
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 hours ago
10th place overall. He won the Manchester 10k event last weekend. He was bitterly disappointed to miss out on the London Paralympics after he became ill and just missed out on his times. This time all is going well but he said becoming a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Silat’s Al-Jufferi is Sportsman, salute to Ahmad Sarji, Jegasprinter, who is now ranked number one in the world in the 100m T36 event, has
Silat’s Al-Jufferi is Sportsman, salute to Ahmad Sarji, Jega
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
sprinter, who is now ranked number one in the world in the 100m T36 event, has already booked his berth to the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil in September. National women’s paralympian Felicia Mikat, 17, who created upsets when she won three... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Blade runnerPaul Peterson is ready for the race of his life. The Charlotte sprinter is one
Blade runner
The Charlotte Post / Posted 11 hours ago
Paul Peterson is ready for the race of his life. The Charlotte sprinter is one of the favorites in next month’s U.S. Paralympics track and field trials at Johnson C. Smith. Peterson, 21, who lost part of his right leg in a motorcycle wreck, is... Read more
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The Hindu
Inside the world of blind football in IndiaNational Blind Football team was taken by SRVC ( Society for Rehabilitation of
Inside the world of blind football in India
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
National Blind Football team was taken by SRVC ( Society for Rehabilitation of the Visually Challenged) together with IBSA ( Indian Blind Sports Association, New Delhi ) in 2013. Watch how they're making progress for the Rio Paralympics... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cyclists Bring Back Three Medals From Belgiumwas very happy with his performance, which he used to gauge himself against his
Cyclists Bring Back Three Medals From Belgium
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
was very happy with his performance, which he used to gauge himself against his competitors as he prepares to peak at the Paralympics during September. Independent rider Barend van der Walt accompanied the South African team and achieved... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Register inspires at Best Preps, Holmes honored with lifetime achievement awardbetween amputation and a wheelchair, any kind of medal was a pipe dream. Then
Register inspires at Best Preps, Holmes honored with lifetime achievement award
Greeley Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
between amputation and a wheelchair, any kind of medal was a pipe dream. Then he won silver in the long jump in the 2000 Paralympics He was stronger than he ever imagined he could be following his accident, and not because he overcame his... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Central Oregon Hunting and Fishingmission to ensure that veterans have the ability and support to remain competit
Central Oregon Hunting and Fishing
The Source Weekly / Posted yesterday
mission to ensure that veterans have the ability and support to remain competitive in sports with hopes of making the U.S. Paralympics Team. But DeLeon delivers a message to all who are disabled. "As a veteran, I appreciate all the support that I... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zikaabout ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the O
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
about ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the Olympics, which begin Aug. 5, and the Paralympics, which start Sept. 7. The U.S. delegation is expected to number about 2,630, including about 815 athletes. Of the... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zikaabout ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the O
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
about ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the Olympics, which begin Aug. 5, and the Paralympics, which start Sept. 7. The U.S. delegation is expected to number about 2,630, including about 815 athletes. Of the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
How U.S. Officials Plan To Protect Olympic Athletes From Zikaabout ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the O
How U.S. Officials Plan To Protect Olympic Athletes From Zika
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
about ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the Olympics, which begin Aug. 5, and the Paralympics, which start Sept. 7. The U.S. delegation is expected to number about 2,630, including about 815 athletes. Of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
How do US officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika?about ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the O
How do US officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika?
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
about ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the Olympics, which begin Aug. 5, and the Paralympics, which start Sept. 7. The U.S. delegation is expected to number about 2,630, including about 815 athletes. Of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika virusabout ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the O
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika virus
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
about ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the Olympics, which begin Aug. 5, and the Paralympics, which start Sept. 7. The U.S. delegation is expected to number about 2,630, including about 815 athletes. Of the... Read more
19 related stories
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Sun-Sentinel
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika virusabout ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the O
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika virus
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
about ways to test athletes and members of the delegation for Zika during the Olympics, which begin Aug. 5, and the Paralympics, which start Sept. 7. The U.S. delegation is expected to number about 2,630, including about 815 athletes. Of the... Read more
19 related stories
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Indigenous Rounds we look at the women who have made a mark on sport, women in sport, cathy freeman, swoop, kyah simon, evonne goolagong, nova peris, lydia williams, marcia ella, tracy barrell, faith thomasat three Women’s World Cups and is the national team’s first-choice goalkeeper.
Indigenous Rounds we look at the women who have made a mark on sport, women in sport, cathy freeman, swoop, kyah simon, evonne goolagong, nova peris, lydia williams, marcia ella, tracy barrell, faith thomas
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
at three Women’s World Cups and is the national team’s first-choice goalkeeper.Barrell won two gold medals at the Barcelona Paralympics in 1992.Source: Supplied A triple congenital amputee who began swimming at age 14 and showed immediate talent... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Indigenous women who left a mark on sportat three Women’s World Cups and is the national team’s first-choice goalkeeper.
Indigenous women who left a mark on sport
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
at three Women’s World Cups and is the national team’s first-choice goalkeeper.Barrell won two gold medals at the Barcelona Paralympics in 1992. A triple congenital amputee who began swimming at age 14 and showed immediate talent for the sport. She... Read more
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DW
As Brexit vote looms, Brits scramble for German passports |impact on the UK and probably the EU as a whole. Not to mention expats, like D
As Brexit vote looms, Brits scramble for German passports |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
impact on the UK and probably the EU as a whole. Not to mention expats, like Dannenberg, a social media manager at the Paralympics Committee in Bonn, who speaks fluent German and moved to this small, tranquil former capital of West Germany,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Otago sport's golden yearOtago looks thin, although rower Hamish Bond is about as sure of an Olympic gol
Otago sport's golden year
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Otago looks thin, although rower Hamish Bond is about as sure of an Olympic gold as it is possible to be. Four of the six Paralympics para-athletic team, announced this week, are from the province, and success could be expected from some of... Read more
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Hunts Post
Lauren Steadman bids to defend her European crown - and Clare Cunningham is out to boost her Paralympics prospects Lauren Steadman is looking for more European glory. Picture: British Triathlo
Lauren Steadman bids to defend her European crown - and Clare Cunningham is out to boost her Paralympics prospects
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
Lauren Steadman is looking for more European glory. Picture: British Triathlon Sawtry star Lauren Steadman bids to defend her ETU... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Johnson and Lord Louis Ride to Two First Places in Europerider Philippa Johnson and her equestrian partner Lord Louis continued to show
Johnson and Lord Louis Ride to Two First Places in Europe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
rider Philippa Johnson and her equestrian partner Lord Louis continued to show ever-improving form ahead of this year's Rio Paralympics. The equestrian combination were competing at the CPED13* Roosendaal competition in the Netherlands. And they... Read more
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DW
Tokyo on the defensive over Olympic allegations |told DW. Return to London? Chie Matsumoto, a translator, said she had been op
Tokyo on the defensive over Olympic allegations |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
told DW. Return to London? Chie Matsumoto, a translator, said she had been opposed to the city staging the Olympics and Paralympics from the very beginning and that she would be "very happy" if officials were found to have knowingly and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Paralympics: Four from Otago named (fern, but there will be no shortage of blue and gold running through the veins
Paralympics: Four from Otago named (
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
fern, but there will be no shortage of blue and gold running through the veins of the New Zealand para-athletes at the Rio Paralympics in September. Four of the six athletes named at a ceremony at the Caledonian Ground yesterday are based in... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheelchair racer Josh Cassidy readies seeks elusive medal at Rio Paralympicsones that you don't win, those are the ones where you learn the most." Cassidy
Wheelchair racer Josh Cassidy readies seeks elusive medal at Rio Paralympics
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
ones that you don't win, those are the ones where you learn the most." Cassidy is gearing up for a comeback at the Rio Paralympics this summer after a disappointing finish in at the London Games. At the 2012 Boston Marathon, the Ottawa native... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics Fast Factsfor the Olympics in Rio are the “worst” that he has seen. November 24, 2014 –
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics Fast Facts
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
for the Olympics in Rio are the “worst” that he has seen. November 24, 2014 – The two mascots for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics are announced. The mascot for the Olympic Games is a combination of different animals native to Brazil and the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Paralympics: Four from Otago named in NZ teamfern, but there will be no shortage of blue and gold running through the veins
Paralympics: Four from Otago named in NZ team
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
fern, but there will be no shortage of blue and gold running through the veins of the New Zealand para-athletes at the Rio Paralympics in September. Four of the six athletes named at a ceremony at the Caledonian Ground yesterday are based in... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Training for Olympic glory in a Kenyan townaspiring for glory in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August, and disabled sport
Training for Olympic glory in a Kenyan town
Reuters Sports News / Posted 3 days ago
aspiring for glory in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August, and disabled sportsmen and women aiming to compete in the Paralympics. "I hope to be able to participate in the Rio Olympics this year," said Thomas Pkemei, a 27-year-old runner in... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
443 related stories
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KTHV Little Rock
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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First Coast News
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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KTVB Boise
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
443 related stories
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
443 related stories
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KVUE-TV Austin
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
443 related stories
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KREM.com Spokane
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
443 related stories
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TSN
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
TSN / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
443 related stories
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WCSH 6 Portland
No roof at French Open before 2020could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are plannin
No roof at French Open before 2020
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
could also harm Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and Paralympics. "There are strikes in France. Things take a long time," Forget said. "And I think the (International) Olympic... Read more
443 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Training for Olympic glory in a Kenyan townaspiring for glory in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August, and disabled sport
Training for Olympic glory in a Kenyan town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
aspiring for glory in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August, and disabled sportsmen and women aiming to compete in the Paralympics. "I hope to be able to participate in the Rio Olympics this year," said Thomas Pkemei, a 27-year-old runner in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Marine lost most of leg but not his drive to run, divescuba gear, free lessons and a diving trip to the Caribbean next month. Last m
Marine lost most of leg but not his drive to run, dive
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
scuba gear, free lessons and a diving trip to the Caribbean next month. Last month, he was introduced to the world of the Paralympics and the doctor who designed the running prosthetics for South African Olympian and double-amputee Oscar... Read more
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Herald.ie
Tears of joy as aspiring 'blade runner' Neil (16) does first lap on new legblade after donors not only raised €26,000, but one generous anonymous donor pr
Tears of joy as aspiring 'blade runner' Neil (16) does first lap on new leg
Herald.ie / Posted 3 days ago
blade after donors not only raised €26,000, but one generous anonymous donor promised to look after him financially for life. The entire school was there to cheer him on as the teen now sets his sights on training as a blade runner in the Paralympi... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Rowers a medal chance at Rio Paralympics | Daily Telegraph Kate Murdoch ready and raring to row to glory in Rio Paraly
Rowers a medal chance at Rio Paralympics
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
| Daily Telegraph Kate Murdoch ready and raring to row to glory in Rio Paralympics WHEN Kate Murdoch goes to Rio in September her dog Trixie won’t be there to guide her but she is confident her rowing crew... Read more
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