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AllAfrica.com
More Wheels Roll At Wheel-AbilityBasketball for paraplegics received a small boost when two American charities p
More Wheels Roll At Wheel-Ability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Basketball for paraplegics received a small boost when two American charities presented the Wheel-Ability Sports Club with two wheelchairs and a handcycle used by disabled athletes to participate in their favourite sport. "We are so happy about the... Read more
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Gazette
Blind dressage rider visits Tockington school to talk about Paralympic blindfold campaignPUPILS at a school in Tockington were visited today by a future Paralympian, ta
Blind dressage rider visits Tockington school to talk about Paralympic blindfold campaign
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
PUPILS at a school in Tockington were visited today by a future Paralympian, talking about her disability and a global campaign she has started. Verity Smith, a blind international dressage rider from Minchinhampton who is targeting a place at the... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
ZNPC desperate for big team THE success-starved Zimbabwe National Paralympic Committee (ZNPC) has stepped
ZNPC desperate for big team
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 3 days ago
THE success-starved Zimbabwe National Paralympic Committee (ZNPC) has stepped up efforts to increase the number of athletes that will represent the country at the Rio Paralympic Games by opening the door to all athletes... Read more
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The Signal
Castaic native competes at a high level on slopes after losing limMike Shea stood atop Buttermilk Mountain on Sunday, lined up next to five of th
Castaic native competes at a high level on slopes after losing lim
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
Mike Shea stood atop Buttermilk Mountain on Sunday, lined up next to five of the top adaptive snowboarders from around the world — each of them in search of a Winter X Games gold medal. As snow poured from the Aspen, Colorado, sky, Shea looked down... Read more
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Spalding Today
Faster, higher, stronger with Paralympian Sam at Deeping St James schoolLinchfield Community Primary School is inspired to go for gold after a visit fr
Faster, higher, stronger with Paralympian Sam at Deeping St James school
Spalding Today / Posted 4 days ago
Linchfield Community Primary School is inspired to go for gold after a visit from Paralympian athlete Sam Ruddock (pictured with pupils Katie Marsh and Kyle Roberts). Youngsters and staff at the school in Deeping St James learned about Sam’s... Read more
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Business Wire
The Hartford Extends Founding Partnership With U.S. Paralympics Through 2020A leading U.S. provider of group disability insurance, The Hartford will contin
The Hartford Extends Founding Partnership With U.S. Paralympics Through 2020
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
A leading U.S. provider of group disability insurance, The Hartford will continue as the Official Disability Insurance Sponsor of U.S. Paralympics through 2020. In addition, the insurer will be the presenting sponsor of the Male Paralympic Athlete of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ZNPC Desperate for Big TeamTHE success-starved Zimbabwe National Paralympic Committee (ZNPC) has stepped u
ZNPC Desperate for Big Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
THE success-starved Zimbabwe National Paralympic Committee (ZNPC) has stepped up efforts to increase the number of athletes that will represent the country at the Rio Paralympic Games by opening the door to all athletes who feel they have what it... Read more
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International Business Times
Prince Harry cheers on Invictus Games 2016 hopefuls Prince Harry has met athletes who will be competing at the 2016 Invictus Games
Prince Harry cheers on Invictus Games 2016 hopefuls
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
Prince Harry has met athletes who will be competing at the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando in May. The prince cheered on the hopefuls during the team's UK trials at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The international multisport event... Read more
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Daily Mail
Heather Mills reveals arm bgrace injury after snowmobile accidentEXCLUSIVE: Heather Mills, 48, parties with a wrist brace in Austria... as it's
Heather Mills reveals arm bgrace injury after snowmobile accident
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: Heather Mills, 48, parties with a wrist brace in Austria... as it's revealed she was ejected from a snowmobile in freak ski slopes accident Heather Mills didn't appear to have let her recent terrifying ski slopes accident hinder her... Read more
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The Maui News
Strong sent to X Games consolation roundFormer Haiku resident Evan Strong competes in adaptive snowboarding during the
Strong sent to X Games consolation round
The Maui News / Posted 8 days ago
Former Haiku resident Evan Strong competes in adaptive snowboarding during the Winter X Games on Friday in Aspen, Colo. The Paralympic gold medalist, who now lives in California, had the ninth-best time, 1 minute, 11.567 seconds, and was sent to the... Read more
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People Magazine
Prince Harry to the Rescue! The Royal Leaps Into Action to Help Woman Who Fell From Wheelchair Prince Harry chats with Anna Pollack, a competitor at the Invictus Games Orla
Prince Harry to the Rescue! The Royal Leaps Into Action to Help Woman Who Fell From Wheelchair
People Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Prince Harry chats with Anna Pollack, a competitor at the Invictus Games Orlando British team trials at the University of Bath on January 29, 2016. Anna... Read more
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ABC News
Prince Harry Excited for ‘Epic’ Invictus Games"I just look forward to it,” Prince Harry said of the 2016 Invictus Games, whic
Prince Harry Excited for ‘Epic’ Invictus Games
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
"I just look forward to it,” Prince Harry said of the 2016 Invictus Games, which will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Florida, in May. “It's going to be fantastic,” Prince Harry added. “It's going to be epic.” The... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Region’s first wheelchair rugby team, Woodbridge’s Wheeled Warriors, seek new recruits The region’s first wheelchair rugby team, the Wheeled Warriors, is looking fo
Region’s first wheelchair rugby team, Woodbridge’s Wheeled Warriors, seek new recruits
Ipswich Star / Posted 10 days ago
The region’s first wheelchair rugby team, the Wheeled Warriors, is looking for new recruits. Photo by Simon Ballard. A Suffolk sports club is aiming to... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Britain aiming for record ‘away’ medal haul in Rio Published: 27 January 2016 9:00 AM Britain could win more medals at the Rio
Britain aiming for record ‘away’ medal haul in Rio
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 27 January 2016 9:00 AM Britain could win more medals at the Rio Olympics than at any previous "away" Games and possibly exceed the record haul of 65 at home in London four years ago, UK... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Britain aiming for record 'away' medal haul in RioLONDON: Britain could win more medals at the Rio Olympics than at any previous
Britain aiming for record 'away' medal haul in Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
LONDON: Britain could win more medals at the Rio Olympics than at any previous 'away' Games and possibly exceed the record haul of 65 at home in London four years ago, UK Sport said on Tuesday. No nation has ever followed up hosting a Summer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
S'african Prosecutors Oppose Pistorius' Final AppealSOUTH African prosecutors said yesterday they would oppose Oscar Pistorius's at
S'african Prosecutors Oppose Pistorius' Final Appeal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
SOUTH African prosecutors said yesterday they would oppose Oscar Pistorius's attempt to have his murder conviction overturned in the Constitutional Court, describing his appeal as having "no reasonable prospect of success". According to AFP report,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Authorities to oppose Oscar Pistorius' murder conviction appealSouth African authorities to oppose Oscar Pistorius' murder conviction appeal
Authorities to oppose Oscar Pistorius' murder conviction appeal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
South African authorities to oppose Oscar Pistorius' murder conviction appeal Photo: Oscar Pistorius leaves the High Court in Pretoria after being granted bail in December. (AFP: POOL: Siphiwe Sibeko, file photo) South African prosecutors have said... Read more
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iafrica.com
Pistorius: Prosecutors oppose appealProsecutors said on Monday they would oppose Oscar Pistorius's attempt to have
Pistorius: Prosecutors oppose appeal
iafrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Prosecutors said on Monday they would oppose Oscar Pistorius's attempt to have his murder conviction overturned in the Constitutional Court, describing his appeal as having "no reasonable prospect of success". The Paralympic champion has been on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S.African prosecutors oppose Pistorius' final appealJOHANNESBURG: South African prosecutors said Monday (Jan 25) they would oppose
S.African prosecutors oppose Pistorius' final appeal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
JOHANNESBURG: South African prosecutors said Monday (Jan 25) they would oppose Oscar Pistorius's attempt to have his murder conviction overturned in the Constitutional Court, describing his appeal as having "no reasonable prospect of success". The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CPA President Promises to Work for Coaches' RemunerationLuanda — The president of the Angolan Paralympics Committee (CPA), Leonel da Ro
CPA President Promises to Work for Coaches' Remuneration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Luanda — The president of the Angolan Paralympics Committee (CPA), Leonel da Rocha Pinto pledged on Saturday in Luanda to personal commitment so that the coaches of adapted sports in Angola may be paid according to the work they do. Speaking at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President's Voice - Gideon SamWelcome to 2016 and the busiest year of this four-year sporting cycle. With le
President's Voice - Gideon Sam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Welcome to 2016 and the busiest year of this four-year sporting cycle. With less than 200 days to the opening ceremony in Rio, it's no secret that we have our work cut out for the remaining days. So many aspects of preparing and presenting teams... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bathurst's Australia Day ambassador is an athlete, lawyer, film starSHE’S a Paralympian gold medallist and lawyer, but what interests a lot of peop
Bathurst's Australia Day ambassador is an athlete, lawyer, film star
Western Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
SHE’S a Paralympian gold medallist and lawyer, but what interests a lot of people about Bathurst’s Australia Day ambassador Annabelle Williams is her part-time career as a movie stuntwoman. SHE’S a Paralympian gold medallist and lawyer, but what... Read more
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Perth Now
Campaign for Riley is just startingCatherine Hughes is the mother of baby Riley who died earlier this year after c
Campaign for Riley is just starting
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
Catherine Hughes is the mother of baby Riley who died earlier this year after contracting whooping cough and is urging all pregnant women to get vaccinated against the disease. Picture: Toby Zerna CLAREMONT mother Catherine Hughes has channelled her... Read more
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International Business Times
Brazil: 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympics ticket sales disappoint organisers Ticket sales for the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics have been lower than
Brazil: 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympics ticket sales disappoint organisers
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
Ticket sales for the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics have been lower than usual, organisers have said. The economic crisis in Brazil – the host country for both the games – is taking a toll on the number of spectators at the international... Read more
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The Manila Times
BMW presents 2016 motorsport programJanuary 18, 2016 4:59 pm BMW Motorsport presented its motor sports program for
BMW presents 2016 motorsport program
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
January 18, 2016 4:59 pm BMW Motorsport presented its motor sports program for 2016 during its tradition season review held at the BMW Museum in Munich late last year. Aside from their commitment in the DTM, this... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Rio 2016 'promotes games with image of Oscar Pistorius'The IPC’s response was in contrast to that of the International Olympic Committ
Rio 2016 'promotes games with image of Oscar Pistorius'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
The IPC’s response was in contrast to that of the International Olympic Committee and International Association of Athletics Federations, both of which refused to reveal whether they would, or even could, follow the IPC’s lead. The double-amputee... Read more
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The New Statesman
If Channel 4 is sold off, we'll all be poorer for itWhen it comes to great British assets, you could be forgiven for thinking that
If Channel 4 is sold off, we'll all be poorer for it
The New Statesman / Posted 23 days ago
When it comes to great British assets, you could be forgiven for thinking that if it’s not nailed down, it’s up for sale to anyone, from anywhere, for the highest bid. That fear now hangs over Channel 4. But the Tories are wrong to privatise... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Princess Haya bags top sports awardPrincess Haya bint Hussein, wife of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al
Princess Haya bags top sports award
Khaleej Times / Posted 23 days ago
Princess Haya bint Hussein, wife of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was honoured with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award on Wednesday night in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hlongwane Speaks On Sports FacilitiesNATIONAL sports associations may soon stop paying for sporting facilities owned
Hlongwane Speaks On Sports Facilities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
NATIONAL sports associations may soon stop paying for sporting facilities owned by Government. Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane yesterday said he will be meeting with his colleague from the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Forensic Evidence Threw Pistorius in Murder Cell - Part IIn the early hours of February 14, 2013, Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius, also kno
How Forensic Evidence Threw Pistorius in Murder Cell - Part I
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
In the early hours of February 14, 2013, Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius, also known as the "Blade Runner", shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp at the Silverwoods Country Estate, in the neighbourhood of Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius... Read more
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WA Today
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal applicationOscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Afri
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal application
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 8, 2015. Photo: AP Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius filed an application to South Africa's Constitutional Court to appeal his murder conviction for killing... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal applicationOscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Afri
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal application
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 8, 2015. Photo: AP Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius filed an application to South Africa's Constitutional Court to appeal his murder conviction for killing... Read more
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The Age
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal applicationOscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Afri
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal application
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 8, 2015. Photo: AP Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius filed an application to South Africa's Constitutional Court to appeal his murder conviction for killing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal applicationOscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Afri
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal application
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 8, 2015. Photo: AP Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius filed an application to South Africa's Constitutional Court to appeal his murder conviction for killing... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Mohammed praises UAE Paralympic teamHis Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and
Mohammed praises UAE Paralympic team
Khaleej Times / Posted 26 days ago
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received the UAE team for the Paralympic Games, at Al Bahr Palace, on Monday. During the meeting, Shaikh Mohammed... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal applicationOscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Afri
Oscar Pistorius files murder conviction appeal application
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 8, 2015. Photo: AP Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius filed an application to South Africa's Constitutional Court to appeal his murder conviction for killing... Read more
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Daily Mail
Oscar Pistorius files to appeal murder conviction in new blow to the family of Reeva Steenkamp The Paralympic champion has been
Oscar Pistorius files to appeal murder conviction
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
in new blow to the family of Reeva Steenkamp The Paralympic champion has been on bail awaiting a new sentence Judges overturned his previous culpable homicide conviction to murder Under the new... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Oscar Pistorius appeals murder conviction in Concourt“Yes, we have filed papers with the Constitutional Court,” said one of Oscar Pi
Oscar Pistorius appeals murder conviction in Concourt
Mail & Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
“Yes, we have filed papers with the Constitutional Court,” said one of Oscar Pistorius’s attorney’s, Brian Webber. He refused to divulge the basis of their application, referring News24 to the Constitutional Court to obtain the court... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pistorius Appeals to Constitutional CourtConvicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Cou
Pistorius Appeals to Constitutional Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Court in a bid to appeal his conviction, his legal team confirmed on Monday. "Yes, we have filed papers with the Constitutional Court," said one of Pistorius's attorney's,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Oscar heads to Constitutional CourtNaledi Shange, News24 Oscar Pistorius speaks to his lawyer Advocate Barry Roux
Oscar heads to Constitutional Court
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
Naledi Shange, News24 Oscar Pistorius speaks to his lawyer Advocate Barry Roux in the High Court in Pretoria. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Court in a bid to appeal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adapted Athletics - José Sayovo Appointed As National Team AdviserLuanda — The adapted athletics (blind) sprinter José Sayovo was appointed as ad
Adapted Athletics - José Sayovo Appointed As National Team Adviser
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Luanda — The adapted athletics (blind) sprinter José Sayovo was appointed as adviser of the national team of athletics for disabled athletes that next September will participate in the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to a press... Read more
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Japan Today
4 designs make shortlist for Tokyo 2020 logo ‹ Japan TodayOlympic organizers in Japan say four entries have made a shortlist after a publ
4 designs make shortlist for Tokyo 2020 logo ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 28 days ago
Olympic organizers in Japan say four entries have made a shortlist after a public competition for the design of a new logo for the 2020 Tokyo Games drew 14,599 entries. The new logo will be unveiled in the spring after the organizers investigate and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai return to golden era seems unlikely in RioIf the man entrusted with the task of overseeing the country’s overall progress
Thai return to golden era seems unlikely in Rio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 28 days ago
If the man entrusted with the task of overseeing the country’s overall progress in sports says that Thailand’s chances of regaining their lost Olympic glory this August are “slim”, one can’t help but listen. Skeet shooter Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit will... Read more
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Daily Herald
Organizers say 4 designs make shortlist for Tokyo 2020 logoTOKYO -- Olympic organizers in Japan say four entries have made a shortlist aft
Organizers say 4 designs make shortlist for Tokyo 2020 logo
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
TOKYO -- Olympic organizers in Japan say four entries have made a shortlist after a public competition for the design of a new logo for the 2020 Tokyo Games. The new logo will be unveiled in the spring after the organizers investigate and register... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Paralympic swimmers prepare for tougher competition at RioAustralia's in 2016 The Australian Paralympic swimming team is ramping up its
Paralympic swimmers prepare for tougher competition at Rio
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 29 days ago
Australia's in 2016 The Australian Paralympic swimming team is ramping up its preparation for the Rio games, as it braces a greater level of competition from other countries. More than 30... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Craftsbury hosts Continental CupFor two guys that just met on Monday, Michael Mooney sure has put an awful lot
Craftsbury hosts Continental Cup
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 29 days ago
For two guys that just met on Monday, Michael Mooney sure has put an awful lot of trust in Matt Moody. "We've done two races already and I'm still upright," Mooney said. Mooney, who lost his sight in a car accident eleven years ago, one day hopes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Record 10 Athletes Qualify for Rio 2016 Paralympic GamesA record number of 10 athletes have qualified for the 2016 Paralympic Games bil
Record 10 Athletes Qualify for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
A record number of 10 athletes have qualified for the 2016 Paralympic Games billed for Rio de Janeiro in Brazil from 7 to 18 September this year. This number of Namibian representatives has climbed from only one athlete at the 2008 Beijing... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
WOW: Women On Water creating wavesWomen in surfing, Rio Olympics, swimming, sailing, surf lifesaving, ironman, ka
WOW: Women On Water creating waves
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
Women in surfing, Rio Olympics, swimming, sailing, surf lifesaving, ironman, kayaking, Sydney to Hobart, Paralympics, water polo, canoe slalom. | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Crafstbury hosts Continental CupFor two guys that just met on Monday, Michael Mooney sure has put an awful lot
Crafstbury hosts Continental Cup
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 30 days ago
For two guys that just met on Monday, Michael Mooney sure has put an awful lot of trust in Matt Moody. "We've done two races already and I'm still upright," Mooney said. Mooney, who lost his sight in a car accident eleven years ago, one day hopes... Read more

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