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Para-sport set for major grassroots boost in the Americas As part of The Road TO2015: Agitos Foundation Sessions workshops will take place in Brazil to improve the standard of coaching and classification in the Americas. /news/para-sport-set-major-grassroots-boost-americas-ahead-toronto-2015-parapan-am-games /sites/default/files/images/20140106/140106111541236_Goalball%2BBrazil%2Bcredit%2Bgetty.mainpicture_612.jpg
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New snowboard discipline set for 2014/2015 season Exciting plans announced that aim to further grow the sport of para-snowboard ahead of PyeongChang2018. /news/new-para-snowboard-discipline-set-debut-20142015-season /sites/default/files/images/140410113744280_478666969.mainpicture_612.jpg
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IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Beijing comes to a close Over three days, athletes took part in 133 track and field events, setting nine regional records. /news/ipc-athletics-grand-prix-beijing-comes-close /sites/default/files/images/140416101244193_Bijing%2BGrand%2BPrix.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Star studded line-up ready for Glasgow swimming meet More than 330 of the world’s best swimmers from 18 countries will swim in the same pool that will stage next year’s World Championships. /news/star-studded-line-ready-glasgow-swimming-meet /sites/default/files/images/140414124628719_Amy%2BMarren.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Esther Vergeer honoured at SportAccord The Dutch wheelchair tennis player was presented with the Spirit of Sport Individual Award in Turkey. /news/esther-vergeer-honoured-sportaccord /sites/default/files/images/130130144516104_151447991.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Raise the Bar campaign exceeds all expectations IPC Powerlifting's Raise the Bar anti-doping campaign reached hundreds of lifters from all over the world, climaxing at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships. /news/raise-bar-campaign-exceeds-all-expectations /sites/default/files/images/140414120135301__8K_9300.mainpicture_612.jpg
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John Stubbs: A moment of reflection The British para-archer recently opened up to Paralympic.org about how he won a world title on the anniversary of a car accident that changed his life. /feature/john-stubbs-moment-reflection /sites/default/files/images/131107103116724_wapc_da1_9037.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Othman aiming to punch above his weight Egyptian powerlifter Sherif Othman has vowed that he will complete the same lifts as when he competed in a higher weight category, and believes he can set the bar incredibly high at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships. /feature/othman-aiming-punch-above-his-weight /sites/default/files/images/20130228/120131105742774_82772837.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Japanese powerlifters have one eye on Tokyo 2020 A delegation of eight powerlifters are in Dubai for the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships, looking to show their potential for development ahead of their home Paralympic Games in 2020. /feature/japanese-powerlifters-have-one-eye-tokyo-2020 /sites/default/files/images/140402221037853_Hideki%2BOdo.mainpicture_612.jpg
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From volunteer to professional ChangeMaker ChangeMakers: Namibian Ambrose Trust Mutongomanya was inspired by his experience of volunteering within para-sport to make a difference through his company when in full-time work. /feature/volunteer-professional-changemaker /sites/default/files/images/140331221748877_20130216_135035.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Ghana ChangeMaker helps parents, children through sport Francis Amedor from the Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled has helped to establish new projects, in partnership with the Danish Paralympic Committee, which have helped children and their parents not only to play sport but with equipment, legal rights and equality for people with impairments. /feature/ghana-changemaker-helps-parents-children-through-sport /sites/default/files/images/20140331/140331220306471_BAAS.mainpicture_612.JPG
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Sport fights discrimination in Zimbabwe An innovative project, Sport 4 Socialisation, uses sport to break down barriers and perceptions of ability in Zimbabwe. /feature/sport-fights-discrimination-zimbabwe /sites/default/files/images/140331115819362_SAM_0182.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Guido Bonsen: IPC Athletics needs stronger competition The head coach of the Dutch para-athletics team explains why he believes para-athletics needs to be better integrated with the able-bodied side of the sport. /blog/guido-bonsen-ipc-athletics-needs-stronger-competition /sites/default/files/images/121121104516129_151142452.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Evan O’Hanlon: What’s your excuse? The Australian sprinter, who runs 100m in 10.79 seconds, blogs about what it means to try instead of wonder. /blog/evan-o-hanlon-what-s-your-excuse /sites/default/files/images/140409100057539_174233033.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Ali Jawad: Stuck on an island with Paralympians Leading up to the IPC Powerlifting World Championships, the British lifter highlights five of his favourite Paralympians. /blog/ali-jawad-stuck-island-paralympians /sites/default/files/images/140324115209285_1514534_1454088421478937_695240695_n.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Elizabeth Broad: Five nutrition tips for powerlifters The author of ‘Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes’ explains how para-powerlifters can get the most out of their nutrition. /blog/elizabeth-broad-five-nutrition-tips-powerlifters /sites/default/files/images/120903182142740_Tzu-Hui%2BLin%2B.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Per Kasperi: If I were stuck on an island … The Swedish ice sledge hockey player had a little fun picking out the five teammates he would choose to be with if he were stuck on an island. /blog/kasperi-if-i-were-stuck-island /sites/default/files/images/131211153922738_GERvSWE_Torino2013_IS_Hockey00091.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Jason Maroney: Project build-me-a-shooting-range Australian shooter is making big changes to his training set-up ahead of the 2014 World Championships, as well as adjusting to life in a new chair, which at times can lead to unexpected consequences. /blog/jason-maroney-project-build-me-shooting-range /sites/default/files/images/140217103357206_4.mainpicture_612.jpg
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