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Syrian Refugee Al-Hussein Wins Zaharias Courage Award from U.S. Sports Academy

Paralympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been presented the 2016 Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award from the United States Sports Academy...

Gosselin Named New US Ice Sledge Hockey Head Coach

Guy Gosselin has been named head coach of the United States national ice sledge hockey team that will compete in the 2017 World Para...

IPC Launches ‘I’m Possible’ Education Project in Tokyo

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and its development arm the Agitos Foundation have launched a new education project called "I'm Possible." The project has been...

Sweden Considering 2026 Winter Olympics Bid

With the Olympic Agenda 2020 declared fully in line with the city’s ambitions for social, financial, environmental and democratic sustainability, the Swedish capital of...

U.S. College Students will Volunteer at PyeongChang Olympics

George Washington University will send up to 50 students to volunteer at the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, Korea, according to a...

Los Angeles City Council Approves Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to give final approval for LA 2024 and authorize the City of Los Angeles to sign the...

Budapest City Council Endorses 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid

The Budapest City Council has given a "formal endorsement" to the Hungarian capital's 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid after 21 of 29 voting...

Los Angeles 2024 Chair Says Awarding Two Olympics Together is ‘Interesting Concept’

Los Angeles 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman has claimed the idea of awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the International...

Los Angeles 2024, USOC Officials Rule Out Bidding for 2028 Games

Los Angeles and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have warned that they have no interest in bidding for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...

Athlete Says Her Life is a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ While Defending TV Show Participation

Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has defended her decision to participate in Channel 4’s winter sport series The Jump, despite the safety risks, because she...

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