|IPC President Sir Philip reflects on Paralympic Movements ...|
Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has reflected back on some of his organisation’s biggest achievements. The body, set-up to be “the only world multi-disability organisation with the right to organise the Paralympic and multi-disability world Games, as well as World Championships”, was formed at a...
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|Special Olympics fall and winter season starts|
Special Olympic Sunshine Coast held their registration event On Thursday, September 18. They all gathered at SCACL (Sunshine Coast for Community Living) on Mermaid Street in Sechelt. There was a big turnout as athletes, caregivers and coaches arrived to sign up for their favourite sports. The sports available for this fall/winter are Rhythmic...
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|It's Our Game by Michael McKinley|
It's Our Game: Celebrating 100 Years of Hockey in Canada Buy The Book - Amazon.ca - Chapters - Amazon.com From The Publisher: If every hockey player’s dream begins on a frozen pond, it reaches its pinnacle in a packed arena facing off against a bitter international rival. Could be the mighty Soviets. Could be the vainglorious Americans. Doesn’t...
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|Vote Britton: A history of public service|
To the Editor: We need our elected officials to be more about serving the public and less about serving parties. How can we determine who will make the best public servant? A good indicator is a solid track record of serving the community. After doing the research, I am casting my vote for Audrey Britton to be our next state representative. For...
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|Hosting the Olympic games in 2022. A good idea?|
Norway is in the bidding process of hosting the Olympics in 2022, and it´s now down to the government to decide if they are willing to guarantee for the costs. Statistics show that it is impossible to cover the costs of such an event based on direct income, such as tickets and media rights. Hence, […]
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|This Day, October 2, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin|
October 2 825 BCE (22nd of Tishrei, 2936): According to traditionKing Solomon bid farewell to the Jewish people who had come to Jerusalem for a 14-day ceremony dedicating the Holy Temple (1-Kings 8:66). King David had brought the Ark of the Covenant up to Jerusalem's Mount Moriah, but as a warrior he was not permitted by God to erect the Temple....
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|Sports: Paul Treu radical surgery of 7s team ahead of IRB series...|
As expected the senior and Kenya rugby 7s players who went on strike recently were excluded from the team to the international rugby board world series in first leg in gold coast, Australia. Coach Paul Treu named six new faces as players who featured in the just concluded safaricom rugby sevens benefited with call ups. Experienced Andrew Amonde...
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|William Hurt Joins Jesse Owens Biopic 'Race'|
William Hurt has joined the cast of Focus Features' Jesse Owens biopic Race, with the studio also setting an April 8, 2016 release date. The drama will be going up against Universal Pictures' Clifford the Big Red Dog in April 2016. Stephan James stars as legendary track star Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936...
movieweb.com 75 minutes ago
|India, Pakistan end 32-year wait for hockey final|
INCHEON, South Korea — Archrivals India and Pakistan face off in a mouth-watering field hockey final at the Asian Games Thursday with a place in the 2016 Olympics at stake. Millions of fans in both nations will be glued to their television screens for the title clash which earns the winner a ticket to Rio de Janeiro and the loser left facin
saudigazette.com.sa 77 minutes ago
|Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic race|
Oslo, Norway • The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidates. Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly. Oslo’s exit leaves Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only...
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|Twitter-view about Calgary Flames with Eric Francis|
Who’s Eric Francis you are asking? Eric Francis has been (and still is) a Calgary Sun sports columnist since 1994, covering everything from the Flames and Stampeders to the British Open, Super Bowl and Olympics. What’s a “Twitter-view”? When you don’t live in Calgary and do not have any contacts in the NHL circle, one has […]...
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|Oct 1 - College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and...|
View full article and comments @ Oct 1 - College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators Quote: Higher ed is sold as the key to an affluent life. It's really a big business designed to leave you buried in debt This essay starts with utopiathe utopia known as the American university. It is the finest educational...
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