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Tatyana McFadden to race Boston on 25th birthday The USA’s Tatyana McFadden and Japan’s Hiroyuki Yamamoto will look to defend their Boston Marathon titles. /news/tatyana-mcfadden-race-boston-25th-birthday /sites/default/files/images/140421113238364_484549891.mainpicture_612.jpg
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France’s Marie Bochet voted Sochi 2014’s Best Female Athlete The 20-year-old won gold in four out of her five alpine skiing events at the Paralympic Winter Games. /news/france-s-marie-bochet-voted-sochi-2014-s-best-female-athlete /sites/default/files/images/20140417/140314143605374_478601587.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Which sledge hockey player are you most like? We learned a lot about ice sledge hockey’s player personalities at Sochi 2014, so take a minute to reflect and find out who you are most similar to. /news/which-sledge-hockey-player-are-you-most /sites/default/files/images/140417131856080_478911201.mainpicture_612.jpg
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Tickets for IPC Athletics Euros now on sale Around 15,000 tickets are available for the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea this August. /news/tickets-ipc-athletics-european-championships-are-now-sale /sites/default/files/images/140417091323725_Swansea%2B2014%2BPress%2BRelease%2BPhoto%2B-%2Bv2%2B-%2B40MP.mainpicture_612.JPG
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IPC starts search for 2015 IPC General Assembly host city Cities have until 15 June 2014 to submit thir bids for the biggest IPC membership event outside of the Paralympic Games. /news/ipc-starts-search-2015-ipc-general-assembly-host-city /sites/default/files/images/20140417/131124102722258_IMG_6635.mainpicture_612.JPG
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Sailors prep for World Cup in Hyeres All London 2012 medallists from the sonar event will take part in the ISAF Sailing World Cup on the French Riviera. /news/sailors-prep-world-cup-hyeres /sites/default/files/images/20140417/120621095407143_helena%2Blucas_0.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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