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2014/10/30 14:56
2014/10/30 14:56
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BERLIN – Germany is to bid to host the 2024 Summer Games in Berlin or Hamburg, the country's Olympic sports confederation (DOSB) said on Tuesday. The DOSB added that a decision will be made on March...
2014/10/30 14:56
2014/10/30 14:56
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2014/10/30 10:31
2014/10/30 10:31
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The National Paralympic Championships will be held at the Independence Stadium this weekend, starting at 14h00 tomorrow afternoon and continuing on Saturday morning. Namibia's top Paralympic athletes...
2014/10/30 02:40
2014/10/30 02:40
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Terry Oh’s left leg is prosthetic. It’s a well-engineered device: stainless steel and durable, with a jointed knee that bends naturally as he moves. But most of the time, the artificial limb is hidden...
2014/10/29 22:34
2014/10/29 22:34
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ELITE athletes frequently talk about the sacrifices they have to make in order to reach the top levels of their sport, but rarely have those sacrifices been described with such jawdropping candour as...
2014/10/29 18:51
2014/10/29 18:51
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The findings of the consultation, open until December 10, will be presented to the UK Sport board in February, ahead of the 2017-2021 investment principles being finalised and agreed with the...
2014/10/29 12:54
2014/10/29 12:54
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Video: Abseiling down the ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Olympic ParkReporter Mark Shales prepares to abseil down Stratford's ArcelorMittal Orbit. Of all the ways to spend a grey Friday morning in...
2014/10/29 11:38
2014/10/29 11:38
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Convicted Oscar Pistorius would be welcomed by Brazilian Olympic and Paralympic organisers to compete at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro if the double amputee athlete is declared eligible. Pistorius...
2014/10/28 10:53
2014/10/28 10:53
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More than 30 employees at Mondelëz International, the global brand that owns Cadbury’s in Bournville, recently helped to raise over £30,000 for the British Paralympic Association after participating...
2014/10/27 20:13
2014/10/27 20:13
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AP Photo/Elise AmendolaTatyana McFadden won this year in Boston shortly after competing in the Paralympics in Russia. In 2013, Tatyana McFadden went four-for-four in the world's most prestigious...
2014/10/27 14:31
2014/10/27 14:31
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... years in prison 21 October Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot dead on Valentine's Day last year. In a...
2014/10/27 13:50
2014/10/27 13:50
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... it can also offer us moments of sheer, unadulterated joy. As ever on a Monday, we've put together a compilation of the best and worst moments that have taken place around the world over the...
2014/10/25 07:15
2014/10/25 07:15
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Modise, Rene Kalmer and more ... Mbulaeni Mulaudzi Athlete Mbulaeni Mulaudzi has been burning up the track since he abandoned football to take up athletics 10 years ago, but his staunchest...
2014/10/24 13:38
2014/10/24 13:38
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... the Paralympics Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, claps while watching track cycling during the 2012 Paralympic Games at the Velodrome in London, Aug. 30, 2012. Kate Middleton at the...
2014/10/24 11:46
2014/10/24 11:46
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Gold medallist Evan O'Hanlon and fiance Zuzana Schindlerova at their cafe, Superfine. Photo: Graham Tidy Having achieved every accolade in para-running, Canberra athlete Evan O'Hanlon is aiming to go...
2014/10/24 07:42
2014/10/24 07:42
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... me?” the question became, “Why not me?” This mindset led Leeper to his goal of competing in the 2012 Paralympic Games, where he won first a bronze medal, and then a silver. Just to be at the...
2014/10/24 03:45
2014/10/24 03:45
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JAKARTA, Indonesia - The latest on President Joko Widodo's yet-to-be-announced cabinet and the fate of the French journalists on trial in Papua lead our wrap of stories from Indonesia the past...
2014/10/23 18:54
2014/10/23 18:54
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Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The paralympian was delivered the verdict on Tuesday in court in Pretoria, South Africa, by...
2014/10/23 00:09
2014/10/23 00:09
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But the problem is not purely an Antipodean one. In our own country, the elevation of women to positions of prominence in the sporting sphere continues to elicit reactions of toe-curling immaturity....
2014/10/22 21:26
2014/10/22 21:26
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Elizabeth Manley, figure skater, speaks at a press conference where she and seven others were inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in Toronto on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN...
2014/10/22 14:34
2014/10/22 14:34
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... adversity has been a challenge she met head on. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of two, Gowanlock was told she would never walk or talk. Extensive physiotherapy was...
2014/10/30 14:56
2014/10/30 14:56
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