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British Weight Lifting launches new participation initiative for para powerlifting in London

British Weight Lifting, the national governing body (NGB) responsible for Olympic Weightlifting and Paralympic powerlifting, has today announced its plans for a new scheme aimed at increasing the number of para powerlifting athletes competing in the UK.

Oscar Pistorius Involved in Night Club Altercation During Trial

Oscar Pistorius (REUTERS/Phill Magakoe/Pool)

(Reuters) – South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club over the weekend, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, days after his lawyers wrapped up their defence in his murder trial. 269 more words

Track & Field

Top 10 Firsts in the 2012 London Olympics

London may be a city of deep-rooted tradition, but it is also a place of empirical progress, and the 2012 London Olympics seek to present that dichotomy in its every underpinning. 940 more words

Sport

Innovative research tool pinpoints potential therapies for multiple sclerosis

Shared on Facebook yesterday by an inspirational Mega Special lady & 5 x Paralympic medalist! Stephanie Millward.

I haven’t read this yet but I bet it is great news!

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MS

Statins in neurological disorders: an overview and update

Shared on Facebook yesterday by an inspirational Mega Special lady & 5 x Paralympic medalist! Stephanie Millward.

This is pretty interesting from an MS point of view.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games : First Athletes Qualify

Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iran, China and USA are first to qualify for Rio 2016

The first athletes have booked their places at the Rio 2016 Games! 381 more words

Multisports