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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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Proud Paralympian host workshops at European Para Youth Games

International Paralymic Committee - 17 Oct 2017
Officially relaunched at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Proud Paralympian is the IPC´s athlete education programme. Supported by the Agitos Foundation, it aims to give Para athletes the tools they need to give their best on and off the field of play ...
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2017 World Para Taekwondo Championships to kick off in London

International Paralymic Committee - 18 Oct 2017
The Championships will also provide athletes with the opportunity to earn vital Paralympic qualification points as the qualification cycle for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games has begun in 2017. Three-time European champion Amy Truesdale is expected to ...
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NOC NSF/Tokyo 2020 Social Alliance

Around the Rings - 18 Oct 2017
NOC * NSF generally aims to make a meaningful and lasting contribution to the host country of the games. After completing the successful Social Sports Project (GEO) in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, NOC * NSF also set out to establish a new social partnership ...
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Daniel Martins: Global Games helped me to Paralympic gold

International Paralymic Committee - 12 Oct 2017
Brazil's Paralympic and world champion Daniel Martins has spoken of how the 2015 International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) Global Games helped him on the road to claiming gold at Rio 2016. In two years' time, hundreds of ...
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Olympics may soon feature pole dancing, foosball and poker

Fox News - 18 Oct 2017
"Through these additional events, the Tokyo 2020 Games aims to inspire new generations and become a turning point and a model for future Olympic Games,” Yoshiro Mori, the president of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic ...
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Oshawa native preparing for 2018 Paralympic Games

Oshawa Express - 04 Oct 2017
An Oshawa native is one step closer to achieving his dream of participating in the 2018 Paralympic Games. Para-snowboarder Andrew Genge, who grew up in Durham Region and currently lives in Whistler, B.C., is now on the road to next year's games, ...
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Will GB replicate Olympic taekwondo success at the Paralympics?

BBC Sport - 18 Oct 2017
Late last year UK Sport announced its financial support awards for the four year cycle leading into the Tokyo 2020 Games, with over £11m 'safeguarded' for sports making their Olympic and Paralympic debuts at the Games. But the funding body said it ...

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