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New Paralympic Sport Gains Traction

There could be a new Paralympic sport on the horizon: blind ice hockey.

This co-ed parasport originated in Canada in 1972 by the first-ever blind team named the Toronto Ice Owls. 845 more words

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Mondelēz International brings joy to Coventry Paralympian on road to Rio

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Mondelēz International brings joy to Coventry Paralympian on road to Rio

Coventry born Judo star, Sam Ingram, has been given a boost on the road to Rio, thanks to leading snacking company… 317 more words

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Who Am I?

That’s a good question!  Who am I?

My name is Neelam and I am 23 years old. I am a New Zealand born Fijian Indian and come from a family of four.   233 more words

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The Growth of Adaptive Sports

Brian Davis served his country in the U.S. Navy from 2004 through 2009, including an eight-month deployment to the Middle East. But he admits that after a motorcycle accident in 2008 that left him in a wheelchair, he had moments where he sat at home on the couch and felt lost with an uncertain future ahead of him. 501 more words

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Wheels and Stone - Curling to Gold

When I visited PyeongChang last July, I’ve had the opportunity to try out curling, one of the sports categories in Olympic Winter Games. People normally undermine the sports, thinking all the athletes do are using broomsticks to polish the floor, allowing the stone to glide smoothly across the ground. 455 more words

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Box 61 - Jonnie Peacock - 29th October 2015

Who: Jonnie Peacock

Sport: Paralympic Athletics

Event: Men’s 100m

Date: 7th September 2012

The world record holder powered away in the last 30 metres to finish in a Paralympic record of 10.90 seconds to take the Paralympics T44 100m crown. 88 more words

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Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall return to Matrix Fitness

2014 World Champions Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall will return to Matrix Fitness in 2016 as the para-cycling pairing build up to the Rio Paralympic Games. 318 more words

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