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2016 summer paralympics

The 2016 Summer Paralympics (Brazilian Portuguese: Jogos Paralí...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
The 2016 Summer Paralympics (Brazilian Portuguese: Jogos Paralímpicos de Verão de 2016), the fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016. The Games marked the first time a Latin American and South American city hosted the event, the second Southern Hemisphere city and nation, the first one being the 2000 Summer Par
2016 summer paralympics

Parsons: Rio Paralympics Led to Greater Social Inclusion -- ATRadio

Around the Rings (subscription) - 19 Sep 2017
Parsons also talks about his potential to become an IOC member at the next Session in PyeongChang ahead of the Winter Games and his outlook for the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Summer Paralympics. Listen below for the full conversation with ...
2016 summer paralympics

PNT 101: What is the US Paralympic National Soccer Team?

U.S. Soccer (press release) (registration) (blog) - 10 Sep 2017
The U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team (PNT) kicks off the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships on Monday, Sept. 11 against Australia in San Luis, Argentina. The squad is made up of players with a neurological condition, such as cerebral ...
2016 summer paralympics

Wearing the Maple Leaf seems to suit Liam Hickey

The Telegram - 12 Sep 2017
Liam Hickey has already played for Canada's national sledge hockey team at the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge and the 2017 world championship. His next focus is making the final Canadian roster for 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in South Korea.
2016 summer paralympics

Russian wheelchair curling team may compete at 2018 Paralympics

TASS - 07 Sep 2017
On August 7, 2016, the IPC decided to bar the entire Russian team from taking part in the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on August 23 upheld the IPC ruling that came on the heels of a report ...
2016 summer paralympics

IOC Makes It Official: Stage Set for LA to Host 2028 Olympics

NBC Southern California - 13 Sep 2017
Over the summer, the IOC announced its desire to award both the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time, if LA and Paris agreed. The decision was influenced by the soaring cost of hosting the Olympics and the fact that fewer cities have seemed willing to ...
2016 summer paralympics

5 Things to Know About the 2017 World Championships

U.S. Soccer (press release) (registration) (blog) - 11 Sep 2017
As the U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team kicks off the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships on Monday, Sept. 11 in San Luis, Argentina, here are five things you should know about the team's biggest competition since last summer's Paralympics ...
2016 summer paralympics

Stephanie's Stance: Rio fights to fill seats

Mast Media - 20 Sep 2017
The Summer Olympics are set to be hosted in Rio de Janeiro this summer but no one seems interested in going. Only 50 percent of the Summer Olympics tickets and only 15 percent of the Paralympic tickets have been sold, a margin much lower than London ...
2016 summer paralympics

Non-Japanese targeted with extra emergency info and services

Asahi Shimbun - 19 Sep 2017
Figures from the central government's Fire and Disaster Management Agency show that 306 municipal governments in Japan, or 18 percent of the total number, accepted “119” emergency calls in multiple languages in fiscal 2016. The agency is hoping to make ...

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