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Pistorius admits responsibility and maintains innocence

Oscar Pistorius denies that he and Reeva Steenkamp were having a conversation when he shot and killed her.

Prosecutor for the trial, Gerrie Nel, questioned Mr Pistorius’ assertion that he shouted to Ms Steenkamp to call the police, asking: “Why would she not say anything?” 280 more words

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5 great lessons from Bob Nicholson's 16 years leading Hockey Canada

In Bob Nicholson’s 16 years leading Hockey Canada, the organization had a lot of success.

Canadian players won seven Olympic gold medals, 11 World Championships, (three men’s, six women’s, two sledge), and what was once a struggling national sports organization became a model for others. 775 more words


Welsh Paralympic champion breaks world records

Welsh Paralympic champion Aled Davies sets two new world records at his first meeting of this year and aims for the Commonwealth success.

The Cardiff Metropolitan University student broke a 12-year-old world record for the discus by throwing 53.45yd (48.87m). 401 more words


Thankful Thursday - Amy Purdy, Raising An Olympian

Such a moving story of a woman who beat the odds and triumphed. Amy Purdy lost her legs at the delicate age of 19, this didn’t stop her though as she went on to be an award-winning snowboarder. 245 more words

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QC athletes on U.S. paralympic team get great welcome home

After taking home the gold in Sochi, Russia, two QC native paralympic athletes got a grand welcome home.

Andy Yohe and Kevin McKee played on the U.S.A. 144 more words


Dean's amazing journey

In July 2010, Lance Corporal Dean Bousfield was serving a tour of duty in Afghanistan, when his regiment came under fire and Dean was severely injured and left paralysed; 171 more words

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