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The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which since the 1988 Sum
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First lady Kim urges support for PyeongChang Paralympic Games

Yonhap News - 18 Jan 2018
SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook called on the people Thursday to show their support and interest in the Paralympic Games, which will be held in the country, insisting that the success of the preceding Winter Olympic ...
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IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

CNBC - 20 Jan 2018
People walk in front of mascots of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games Soohorang (L) and Bandabi (R) on January 5, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in ...
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Jallen dealing with pain as she trains for Paralympic Games

The Sunday Dispatch - 10 Jan 2018
WILKES-BARRE — Fighting through pain every day, Stephanie Jallen remains focused on competing in the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in March. Jallen, 21, of Harding, took time from her training in Colorado to offer an update on her quest to ...
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US Paralympic Team To Lean on Young Leaders

USA Hockey - 13 Jan 2018
The 17-player roster for the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team was unveiled on New Year's Day, and since then, nearly the entire squad has moved to Chicago, where they'll be living and training together as a team leading up to the Paralympic Winter ...
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Ticket sales for PyeongChang Paralympics surpass 70 per cent

Financial Express - 20 Jan 2018
Ticket sales for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics have surpassed 70 per cent, the event's organisers said. There are less than 50 days left until the opening of the first Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea. And as of Thursday, 155,000 ...
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Gaffney: A six-time medalist at 2017 World Paralympic Games

Log Cabin Democrat - 13 Jan 2018
On that December evening in Mexico City, Conway's Julia Gaffney was struggling to balance of the freeing effect of water and the stifling effect of air. Moving about is challenging enough for the 17-year-old, who is considered a rising star in ...
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Urbana grad Grove headed to Paralympic Winter Games

Frederick News Post - 07 Jan 2018
A little less than five months shy of his 19th birthday, the Urbana High School grad is the youngest member of the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team that will compete in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, March 8-18 ...
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North Korean skiers dream of Paralympics

BBC News - 19 Jan 2018
North Korean skiers dream of Paralympics. Two North Korean athletes taking part in the World Para-Nordic Skiing World Cup in Germany have given a rare interview to the BBC's Korean Service. Ma You-chul and Kim Jung-hyun could well end up being the ...
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Wishing the success of the Pyeongchang Paralympic Games 2018

QS WOW News (press release) - 04 Jan 2018
Students from the HUFS Division of International Sports and Leisure donated all the proceedings from their charity golf tournament to the Pyeongchang Paralympic Games 2018. The donation ceremony was held in the Centennial Complex, the HUFS Global ...
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Visually impaired skier going for gold at 2018 Paralympics

WCVB Boston - 19 Jan 2018
Alpine skier Danelle Umstead is a 3-time bronze medalist at the Paralympic games. When she heads to Pyeongchang in March, she'll be going for gold with the help of her husband and guide Rob. Advertisement. Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tow truck ...
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North Korean skiers dream of Paralympic success

BBC News - 19 Jan 2018
North Korean Paralympic skiers Image caption The North Korean skiers are aiming for medals. He is one of two North Korean athletes - both students - taking part at Oberried. The World Cup gives them a chance to be registered on the International ...

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