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Paralympics: It's Not about Disability, It's About Ability

Rina Akiyama is totally blind in both eyes, but that didn’t stop her from learning how to swim and eventually becoming a champion swimmer.

Hisano Tezuka is deaf, but that didn’t stop her from becoming a skiier, determined to compete at the highest levels in the Deaflympics. 899 more words

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The Great Human Odyssey: Darren Fung From Sgt. To Composer

Personal growth is something I am constantly struggling with and then there are instances when I see someone else I know grow, that ignites something inside me and I suddenly can overcome my own complacency. 822 more words

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Kim Yuna

We’ve mentioned Kim Yuna before in our Top 5 Sportswomen in South Korea, but we’ve never really had a chance to talk about how amazing her figure skating is! 77 more words

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Avalanche, Erik Johnson Agree To 7-Year Contract Extension

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche have locked up Erik Johnson through the 2022-23 season, signing the defenseman to a seven-year contract extension Tuesday.

Johnson scored a career-high 12 goals last season before missing the final 34 games with a knee injury. 104 more words

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Judge says John Furlong did not defame journalist who reported on abuse allegations

A judge has ruled that former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong did not defame a freelance journalist who reported on allegations he abused First Nations students. 357 more words

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