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Sport and physical activity - firmly on the margins of political discussions

As the battle lines are drawn over the principal issues shaping the election campaign, and party manifestos unveiled, one area that will be conspicuous by its absence is that of sport and physical activity, writes… 529 more words

Atos starts IT Testing for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Atos has opened the IT Integration Testing Lab for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It marks the successful completion of a major milestone in the run up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the start of 200,000 hours of IT testing. 191 more words


Rowing to running, retired Olympian Urbaniak remains active

This story is part of an Olympic.ca series on running called Canada Runs.

From the obvious equipment and element variations to the types of bodies that dominate each sport, distance running and rowing couldn’t be any more different. 485 more words


Girls Sports Month: Mallory Weggemann on the power of sports to overcome challenges

March is Girls Sports Month. USA TODAY High School Sports has partnered with the Women’s Sports Foundation for a series of pieces in which female athletes share their views on topics such as leadership, mentoring, perseverance and the important role athletics has played in their lives. 2,330 more words


CARNiVAL project encontra o Comitê Paralímpico Brasileiro no Rio

Os pesquisadores Dr Ian Brittain, Dr Leonardo Mataruna e a pesquisadora Andressa Guimarães estão desenvolvendo no Rio de Janeiro uma série de entrevistas sobre os Jogos Paraolímpicos de 2016, que serão realizados na cidade. 210 more words


CCD senior shows courage playing in ‘land of giants’

Cincinnati Country Day football head coach Tim Dunn said during the National Football Foundation’s “That’s My Boy” award banquet March 3 senior Ryan Davis was “playing football in the land of giants,” something he said required more courage than he’d ever possess. 583 more words


A Super-Soul Sunday You Don’t Want to Miss with Paralympic Bronze Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” Finalist Amy Purdy

Oprah Winfrey with Amy Purdy on “Super Soul Sunday”. Photo Credit / Harpo, Inc.

If my life was a book and I was the author how would I want this story to go?  373 more words