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World Taekwondo Federation 'extremely delighted' by 2020 inclusion

The World Taekwondo Federation has expressed delight at the IPC’s decision to include Para-Taekwondo at the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo.

At the beginning of the month, the IPC revealed that they had chosen the sport as part of a 22-sport line up following a board meeting. 352 more words

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Men Only - No Thanks.

We are not big fans of sports administrators but on this occasion we must applaud the stance taken by the International Olympic Committee who kicked out a proposal from Saudi Arabia that they should be allowed to bid for a men only Olympics. 117 more words


Dylan Armstrong will finally receive his Beijing bronze, in his hometown this Sunday

The news: Two-time Olympian Dylan Armstrong, already a heavily decorated shot putter, will receive his Beijing 2008 bronze medal at a special ceremony this weekend in his hometown of Kamloops, British Columbia. 993 more words


Matt Skelhon: Silver not good enough as Rio looms

Team GB disabled target shooter Matt Skelhon has revealed that his fond reminiscence of 2012’s home Olympic games has been somewhat soured by the silver medal awarded to him. 469 more words

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The Heptathlon: Great Britain's strongest event?

With the Athletics season at its quietest, Mike Franchetti looks into Great Britain’s successful history in the women’s Heptathlon and predicts that the medals will keep on coming. 1,125 more words

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UK National History Museum

This is another photo from the National History Museum in London, I take the photo of KUALA in Mummified Animal section, I am using Nikon D7100 & Nikkor 18-300mm lens, light is low and camera in hand. 24 more words


Moved to the US to follow my dream

The desire to simply win a piece of metal. Becoming a sports player may seem simple but it is not. To work through my goals and clarify my own thoughts, creating my blog about fitness and motivating books, may help me to achieve my goals as a professional swimmer. 375 more words

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