2017 Parapan American Youth Games set for Sao Paulo, Brazil

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  (ISN) - The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced that Sao Paulo, Brazil, will stage the next Parapan American Youth Games between 20-25 March 2017. Around 1,000 athletes aged 14-21 years from 20 countries are expected to take part...

Maria Paula Barrera transforms into one of Colombia’s brightest stars

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Colombian teenager Maria Paula Barrera may not be competing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, but she is looking forward to an exciting future filled with promise. The 14-year-old began her career two years ago, winning two golds and one...

Canada’s Women’s Team to Play for Fifth at Pan Am Cup

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  CALLAO, Peru, - Canada advanced to the match for fifth place of the XIV Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup by defeating Colombia 3-1 (25-20, 17-25, 25-19, 25-9) at Miguel Grau Coliseum of Callao . Canada out-blocked the Colombians 15-7 and...

Meeke closes on Mexico win

Kris Meeke took a commanding 30.9sec lead over Sébastien Ogier at Rally Guanajuato Mexico to move closer to overall victory. The Briton won just one of the nine speed tests, most on dirt roads in the mountains near León, but it was a decisive victory....

Dakar’s first stage washed away by severe rainstorms

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Rally Dakar 2016: Jakub Przygonski   The action may have stalled on the second day of the 2016 Dakar Rally, but that did not mean the day was without challenges for the competitors signed up for the world’s toughest race. While there was...

Brazil’s women turn on the style at Olympic Games test event

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Brazil are in pole position to win a 12th consecutive South American title after dominating day one of the Aquece Rio International Women's Rugby Sevens tournament at the Deodoro Olympic Park on Saturday. Brazil, who have won 55 consecutive matches in the Sudamérica...

Canada opens Argentina tour with victory

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Aug 5,2014(ISN) - MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina – Gavin Schmitt of Saskatoon earned 26 points, includingfour aces, as Canada's national men's volleyball team defeated Argentina 25-18,25-21, 23-25, 21-25, 15-11 on Monday night in Argentina's second largest city. The Canadians...

2016 Paralympics will be a catalyst to grow disability awareness

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The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games represent the best opportunity for a generation to grow disability awareness in the United States and further educate the country about the extraordinary abilities of disabled athletes, according to the President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sir...

Canada wins series over Argentina

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Aug 7,2014(ISN) - MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina – Canada's national men's volleyball team took the thirdand deciding match in its exhibition series against Argentina in five sets onWednesday night. Both countries are tuning up for the FIVB World Championships atthe end of the...

Grass-planting at Olympic golf course begins amid delay concerns

The planting of grass has finally begun at the Rio 2016 golf course pictured here in November
 May 22 2014 ISN - Construction of the first Olympic golf course in more than a century has advanced, with the start of the grass-planting process on one of the 18 holes. This week's announcement may come as some comfort...

Gordon and Wilkerson are golden at NORCECA beach tournament

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LA PAZ, Mexico, April 10, 2016 - Canadians Brandie Wilkerson (Toronto, ON) and Julie Gordon (Barrie, ON) claimed their first overall win on the 2016 Norceca Beach Volleyball circuit. Wilkerson and Gordon beat Allison McColloch and Kelly Reeves (USA)...

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