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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

Snowboarder Simon Patmore living the dream

The Sydney Morning Herald - 20 Feb 2018
Snowboarder Simon Patmore is about to join a rare club of athletes to represent Australia at both Summer and Winter Paralympics. Throw in a Commonwealth Games gold medal – when his impairment category featured in the athletics program in Delhi eight ...
2016 summer paralympics

Beating the odds as a Paralympic athlete

The Star Online - 01 Feb 2018
Tears of joy. A cheering crowd. An overwhelming feeling of euphoria. In 2016, Malaysian Paralympians won the first golds for our country at the 2016 Summer Paralympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That year marked a proud moment as they returned ...
2016 summer paralympics

Russia banned from Winter Paralympics over doping

ABC News - 29 Jan 2018
The Paralympic Committee also took a tougher line during the Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, banning Russia entirely from the games, while the IOC permitted the international federations of individuals to choose which athletes to let in ...
2016 summer paralympics

Why Is Russia at the Olympics?

New York Times - 01 Feb 2018
There is significant evidence that Russia was involved in a sweeping state-sponsored doping program at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. As a result, the country and many of its athletes have been hit with penalties. But at least 150 Russian ...
2016 summer paralympics

Paralympics: North Korea invited to participate in Pyeongchang

Reuters - 02 Feb 2018
The Paralympics take place after the Feb. 9-25 Winter Olympics in the South Korean mountain resort. North Korean athletes are due to take part in those Games, which will also see the two countries compete with a joint women's ice hockey team and march ...
2016 summer paralympics

Zahra Nemati Nominated for Para Woman Archer of the Year Award

Financial Tribune - 27 Jan 2018
Competing with Nemati for archer of the year prize are four other para women archers in the shortlist: Tatiana Andrievskaia, Russian archer who finished second at her first ever World Archery Para Championships in Beijing; Jane Karla Gogel, world ...
2016 summer paralympics

North Korea May Debut in Winter Paralympic Games

Financial Tribune - 03 Feb 2018
The country has competed previously at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games having sent one and two athletes respectively. Last week, the IPC Governing Board endorsed a proposal for North and South Korea to march together during the ...
2016 summer paralympics

MOMENT 10 - Nicole Turner stars at Rio Paralympics in 2016

Leinster Express - 12 Feb 2018
Most fourteen year olds live a fairly normal life, going to school, hanging out with friends and pursuing a few hobbies. Nicole Turner, however, is cut from a different cloth. When she was fourteen, she spent the summer competing in a major ...
2016 summer paralympics

Former TLU athlete trains for spot at 2020 Paralympics

Seguin Gazette-Enterprise - 14 Feb 2018
Currently, Williams is training with the U.S. Women's Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Team at the University of Central Oklahoma, hoping to secure a spot on the Team USA's roster during the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo as well as the 2018 Sitting ...
2016 summer paralympics

Will the Olympics' Green Makeover Have Lasting Effects? - 19 Feb 2018
Flying an estimated 28,500 athletes and staff to Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio generated more than 2,000 kilotonnes (kt) of greenhouse gases (GHG) — not to mention the 2,500 kt of GHGs associated with bringing in about half a million ...
2016 summer paralympics

A ban that isn't: A guide to the messy Russia doping controversy

Economic Times - 02 Feb 2018
WHAT ABOUT THE PARALYMPICS? Russia has also been barred from the Paralympics, although organizers say perhaps 30 athletes will compete under a neutral flag. The entire Russian team had been suspended from the 2016 Summer Paralympics. TELL ME ABOUT ...
2016 summer paralympics

Dick's, Visa, Others Give Team USA Leg Up on Jobs

Bloomberg BNA - 14 Feb 2018
His managers understood his needs as an athlete and student, and were willing to help him with a flexible schedule. McCoy said he works one day a week. McCoy likely won't be competing with the sled hockey team representing the U.S. in PyeongChang, but ...

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