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GAA Games A Winner Drawing 7,000 Fans

As the finals of the GAA World Games kick off at Croke Park today, Fáilte Ireland – who supported the games – announced that the event generated over €600k in estimated revenue from international participants alone and brought 7,000 visitors to Dublin. 332 more words

Sports

Final Day of the GAA World Games 2016

The ball was wet. It had been raining all day. No surprise for an island known for its precipitation. Both teams had waged an epic battle and were deadlocked at five points a piece. 454 more words

Travel

Obscure Olympians 3: City of London Police

London famously stood in as hosts of the 1948 Olympics after the Second World War, but that wasn’t the first time the British capital had been pressed into service. 702 more words

History

How Far We Haven't Come

Nope, sorry, even if the United States had upset Argentina on its own turf, soccer in the United States still has a long way to go. 1,328 more words

Eugene Rapay

You Can Live A Healthy Lifestyle

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post is a guest blog post from Kelly Wren, a Health Ambassador for Special OlympicsAustralia.

I play an active role promoting healthy nutrition and lifestyle to Special Olympics Australia coaches and athletes. 402 more words

My First Big Girl Job

Today is a special post about my experiences being on the Games Organizing Committee (GOC) for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games that took place in Los Angeles this past summer.   2,359 more words