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

wikipedia - 09 Mar 2018
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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Olympic TOP sponsors to also cover Paralympic Games

SportsPro Media - 17 Jul 2018
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that top-tier Olympic Games partners will receive automatic global rights to the Paralympic Games from 2021. The change to the current system, which was published as part of the IOC's new host ...
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Last Paralympic Games snooker champion dies (blog) - 16 Jul 2018
Langley won the men's open at Seoul 1988, beating Ireland's Michael White in the final. Snooker was contested at every Paralympic Games from Rome 1960 until Seoul 1988, apart from 1980. All at STST are devastated by the news that Mick Langley has ...
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Swimming finals get midmorning slot at Tokyo 2020 for US TV

Asahi Shimbun - 20 Jul 2018
The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games lent its support to the midmorning request, helping to settle the issue. The last time the swimming event finals were held in midmorning at the Olympics was in Beijing in 2008. Spanning ...
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Tokyo 2020: Gurimu Narita dreams of home Games

International Paralympic Committee - 19 Jul 2018
After winning snowboard gold at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, Japan's Gurimu Narita retired so he could focus on competing at Tokyo 2020 in a summer sport. Retiring at the age of just 24 may be a surprise to many but for Narita it was ...
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Paralympic Veteran Retiring after Canadian Record Performance

SwimSwam - 18 Jul 2018
“When I returned, I spoke to Mike and my support team and it was then that I realized that I did not have much to gain, both as a person and in sport, to continue my career until the next Paralympic Games.” The man who holds nine Canadian records in ...
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Taylor Farmer takes quick strides as shooting star

Fremont News Messenger - 13 Jul 2018
They spoke of Farmer competing in Tokyo as a member of the Paralympic Team as that first shooting session together was just getting started the day they met. Drown recognized Farmer's ...
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Special Olympics: 250 set for Unified Sports Games

The New Times - 19 Jul 2018
The Global Games are also an important event in the build-up to the Paralympic Games. Many athletes who have made their major international debut at the Global Games have gone on to win Paralympic titles. In 2015, Rwanda was represented by three ...
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9 Skiers Nominated for the 2018 ESPY Awards

Powder Magazine - 18 Jul 2018
Not only did Oksana Masters win five medals (two gold, two silver, one bronze) in cross-country and the biathlon at the 2018 Paralympic Games, she also won the first gold medal for the U.S. in trunk and arms mixed double sculls rowing at the 2012 ...
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Hong Kong celebrates Paralympic Day

International Paralympic Committee - 09 Jul 2018
“Hong Kong has rich heritage of success at the Paralympic Games, most noticeably in sports such as wheelchair fencing, athletics, table tennis and boccia. Therefore, I am delighted that today there are so many opportunities for people to try out ...

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