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Injured Paralympian back on the road

Injured Paralympian back on the road

Paralympian Simon Richardson has said getting back on a bike for the first time since he was hit by a drink-driver in 2011 is "something that has to be done". Mr Richardson believed he would never ride again after the incident during training for ... BBC, 4 hours ago
Athletes processed for Paralympics Yahoo! 7 Sport, 1 day ago

Back in the saddle after hit-and-run

Paralympian Simon Richardson 'terrified' about first bike ride 1 August 2015 From the section South East Wales Simon Richardson won two gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Paralympics Paralympian Simon Richardson admitted he is "terrified" ...
 BBC8 hours ago
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Canada names 216 athletes for Parapan Am Games in Toronto

Canada will send216 athletes, including 11 guides, tothe Parapan Am Games in Toronto, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced Friday. The Games will take place from Aug. 7-15. Canadians will be competingin 14 of the 15 Parapan Am Games ...
 CBC21 hours ago Organizers hope excitement for Pan Am Games carries over to Parapan Am Games  Yahoo! Canada6 days ago Equal toughness  Strategy Magazine3 weeks ago Media Advisory/ Photo Opportunity - Canadian Athletes Show Support for the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games  Canada NewsWire5 days ago
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Paralympians aim to raise goalball profile

By Masakazu Shimizu / Yomiuri Shimbun Sportswriter Athletes of the Paralympic sport goalball are making efforts to popularize the sport. Players from the national women's team visited two primary schools in Tokyo's Adachi Ward to interact with ...
 The Japan News4 days ago On your marks for Sunday's Paralympic TV special  All Together Now1 week ago Tickets to final day of the 2015 Anniversary Games  Royal Borough of Greenwich1 week ago Is Cybathlon the new, improved Paralympics?  CNN2 weeks ago

Andy's marathon task to realise his Olympic dream

YOUVE heard of the Olympics and the Paralympics, but have you heard of the AndyOlympics? Well you have now. It's the brainchild of Kirribilli's Andrew Hannan, who will spend the next 12 months attempting what is believed to be a world first — ...
 Daily Telegraph Australia - North Shore2 days ago

'I felt less than ordinary': Jessica Smith's remarkable journey from disability to self-acceptance

Paralympian Jessica Smith was born without her left hand and forearm, suffered a serious burns injury as a small child, developed anorexia in her teens, and is now using her experiences to help others. "I'm probably someone who has seen and done ...
 ABC Online3 days ago

Beijing 2022 powered by athletes and designed for athletes

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 (Xinhua) -- A number of Olympians and Paralympians who hold the role of Beijing 2022 Ambassadors have gathered in Kuala Lumpur to show their support for Beijing's bid in the final days of its campaign to win the right to host ...
 Xinhua News Agency4 days ago Renowned Paralympian Hou Bin: Beijing 2022 "means more opportunities" for China's impaired athletes  Around The Rings3 weeks ago

Champion paralympian Hou Bin flies high to inspire

CHINAS Hou Bin was just nine years old when he was hit by a train. He lost his left leg ... but not his will to live and persevere. That says it all about this three-time Paralympic Games gold medal winner. I was running on the railway ... days ago

Has disability sport lost momentum?

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir fears interest in disability sport "will die" if it is not marketed properly. The Briton spoke out after 20,000 spectators turned up at the Olympic Stadium in London on Sunday to watch some of the world's ...
 BBC4 days ago 01/07/2015 - New disability sport festival praised  Noodls1 month ago CSUSB DisAbilities Sports Festival cited in growth of Incight in Coachella Valley  CSU San Bernardino1 month ago

​Paralympian can't afford adapted bike to continue competing

These days, Kadidia Nikiema tries to stay in shape by playing wheelchair basketball at a Côte-des-Neiges park in Montreal. But her real passion lies in handcycling, where athletes pedal with their hands rather than their feet. ​Nikiema was a ...
 CBC1 week ago Refugee group launches fundraising campaign to buy paralympian new training bike  CBC1 week ago
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