Just as they were overlooked during the Nigerian Sports Awards, our Paralympians have been totally neglected by the government and sports authorities. While Football, athletics and some other sports get government funding to attend continental and international competitions, our disabled athletes do not get anything and it seems they would only be remembered when the commonwealth Games comes and our preferred sports fail to win any medals. 372 more words
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As a new Para-triathlete, people are constantly asking me which of the three disciplines is my favorite sport. Hands down- 150% I’d have to say swimming each and every time. 1,252 more words
Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper met Bo Jackson, his childhood hero, on The Arsenio Hall Show Monday night.
Leeper, who is training to become the first American Olympian with two prosthetic legs, explained that Jackson was his hero because he received a prosthetic hip due to an injury. 83 more words