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Beijing wins bid to host 2022 Winter Olympics, Paralympics
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Beijing wins bid to host 2022 Winter Olympics, Paralympics

Jul 31, 5:01 pm London, July 31 ( ANI ): Beijing edged past Kazakhstan to win the battle to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics on Friday after a secret ballot in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Chinese capital will become the ... Ani News, 1 day ago

Ministry wants participation of para-athletes under tri-colour

Jagbur Singh of India carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images The ban on Paralympic Committee of India notwithstanding, Sports Ministry has requested the International Paralympic Committee to allow Indian athletes to participate in world competitions under the country's national flag. Soon after the IPC suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) on April 17 due to internal bickering, the Sports Ministry followed ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'Armless' archer eyes cheez-it!

Matt Stutzman of the United States competes in the men's Individual Compound Archery at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images In the Hindu epic Maharabata, Eklavya didn't have his right thumb, yet was noted as a very powerful archer. And if you thought archery required a steady hand, then American Paralympian Matt Stutzman is ready to shoot an arrow through your preconceptions. The 29-year-old from Iowa was born without arms, but, driven by a desire to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Riding the Wave: Helena Lucas Ambitions for Rio 2016

Paralympic sailer and London 2012 gold medallist Helena Lucas was recently confirmed as the first member of next year's ParalympicsGB team. Here, she tells us how it feels to be heading into Rio 2016 at the top of her game… To those not ... week ago Rio 2016 eyes Paralympic ticket record  Prokerala2 months ago

Olympic Park ArcelorMittal Orbit to become world's tallest slide

The ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower, designed to celebrate the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics is to be transformed into the world's longest and tallest tunnel slide. Designed by Turner-prize winning artist Anish Kapoor, it is the UK's largest ...
 ITV.com3 days ago London Orbit to be turned into world's largest tunnel slide  WA Today1 day ago Olympic Park Orbit Tower to become world's tallest slide  AOL UK3 days ago
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Army Veteran Dave Henson Wins Silver At Anniversary Games

Paralympic track and field stars have helped to celebrate National Paralympic Day by competing in London as part of the Anniversary Games. In action was former Army officer and war veteran Dave Henson, who lost both his legs in a bomb blast in ...
 Forces TV5 days ago Shooters celebrates National Paralympic Day across the country  Noodls2 days ago Paralympians aim to raise goalball profile  The Japan News4 days ago Irwin Mitchell supports Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Cockroft MBE  Legal Futures1 day ago

Gold medallist says RideLondon makes him feel part of society

London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Walter Ablinger says the integration of disabled cyclists alongside non-disabled cyclists at Prudential RideLondon allows him to feel "part of society". RideLondon's 100,000 participants make it the largest ...
 Noodls2 days ago Teenage cyclist aims for Paralympic Games in Rio  ITV.com4 days ago A gold medal is my only option at Brazil  Daily Telegraph Australia - North Shore3 weeks ago Mosman cyclist's golden dream  Daily Telegraph Australia - North Shore3 weeks ago

Whitehead to 'sign off' in London

Great Britain Paralympic sprinter Richard Whitehead tells BBC Sport he wants to "sign off" at the 2017 World Championships in London. Whitehead, 39, stormed to victory at the IPC Grand Prix on the final day of the Anniversary Games on Sunday. ...
 BBC3 days ago

Cockroft hopes to shine in London

British Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Jonnie Peacock, David Weir and Richard Whitehead return to the Olympic Stadium for Sunday's IPC Grand Prix Final. The event in London forms part of National Paralympic Day and brings the 2015 ...
 BBC1 week ago Hannah Cockroft Returns to the Olympic Stadium  Sport Industry Group2 weeks ago

​Paralympian can't afford adapted bike to continue competing

​Nikiema was a handcycling champion in Africa and made it as far as the London Paralympics in 2012, where she was the flag bearer for her country, Burkina Faso. Nikiema came to Canada as a refugee claimant in 2013. "My bike allowed me to forget ...
 Yahoo! Canada1 week ago
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