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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. 228 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


Underdog to the Olympics: Halifax-based sprinter sets sights on Paralympic dream

Despite being the second-largest sporting event in the modern world, the Paralympic Games—the premier tournament for athletes with physical disabilities—rarely garner the same hype and hullabaloo as their able-bodied counterpart. 853 more words


Martin Green Presentation

City of Culture company Chief Executive Martin Green has delivered a presentation of his previous work and ongoing work to students, lecturers and officials of Hull School of Art and Design in the Horncastle Building. 307 more words

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Alana Nichols Aims For More History in 2016

ALANA NICHOLS has been making history for years. She won gold on her Paralympic debut in 2008 in Beijing as part of the US women’s wheelchair basketball team. 183 more words