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Athletes in action: Paralympic Schools Week in full swing coast-to-coast

It’s on! All this week, Canadian Paralympic athletes are on the move and sharing their stories with students across the country, encouraging them to keep active and learn about the Paralympic movement. From swimmer Elisabeth...

Softball Canada launches new Emblem and Brand System

OTTAWA — One of Canada’s most traditional sports will look a lot different this summer as Softball Canada announces the launch of a new emblem and brand system to capitalize on the sport’s...

Softball to be named National sport in British Virgin Islands

Sports Minister highlights and prioritises Softball School Leagues ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands — The British Virgin Islands Minister for Education and Culture and Minister responsible for Sports, Hon. Myron V. Walwyn is moving...

Ngoepe makes history as first African-born big leaguer

PITTSBURGH — Gift Ngoepe, a native of Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa, made history as the first African-born athlete to become a Major League Baseball player. The 27-year-old went 1-for-2 in his debut, after the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Neverauskas makes history as MLB’s first-ever Lithuanian-born player

PITTSBURGH — Baseball’s global reach was on display again on Monday, 24 April, as 24-year-old Dovydas Neverauskas became the first Lithuanian-born and trained player to ascend into Major League Baseball. In his debut with the Pittsburgh...

Manchester Arena explosion: people react with horror to incident that left 22 dead

WATCH ABOVE: Witnesses describe chaos around Manchester Arena following deadly explosion. ...

Melania Trump appears to swat away Donald’s hand on Israel trip

As U.S. President Donald Trump visited Israel on Monday, some eagle-eyed social media users claimed footage showed his wife flicking his hand away as he reached...

Dylan Alcott wins third Japan Open quad singles title

Great Britain’s Gordon Reid and Japan’s Yui Kamiji sealed the men’s and women’s titles in the third ITF Super Series of the year. Dylan Alcott (Australia) wins the gold medal against Andy Lapthorne (Great Britain)...

German, Dutch cyclists secure five wins in Ostend

The second UCI Para cycling Road World Cup of the year took place in the Belgian city from 18-21 May. Alyda Norbruis of The Netherlands competes in the Women's Road Race C1-2-3 on day...

IPC President’s speech regarding the ongoing suspension of Russian Paralympic Committee

Sir Philip Craven was speaking at a press conference in London on Monday (22 May). Official logo of the International Paralympic Committee. Related Documents IPC Taskforce progress report 22 May 2017 Good afternoon everybody,Following...

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