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Tokyo Japan Olympic Bid

Tokyo 2020 Final Presentation Film

Published on September 8th, 2013 | by mpower

This is the film created by the Tokyo Japan Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee for the 2020 Games.  They were successful in winning this bid yesterday.  Congrats to Japan and all the other bid cities... Read More


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Japan wins bid

Tokyo Japan to host 2020 Paralympics and Olympics

Published on September 7th, 2013 | by mpower

September 7, 2013:  The International Olympic Committee President announced today that that Tokyo Japan has beat out Madrid, Spain and Istanbul Turkey to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Japan hosted the second Paralympic Games [&hellip... Read More


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Paralympics Turkey

Paralympic Sport in Turkey

Published on September 5th, 2013 | by mpower

The Turkish Paralmypic Committee has put together a great commercial to motivate others to get involved in sport... Read More


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Basketball wheelchair

Leftovers of War: Disabled No More

Published on August 8th, 2013 | by mpower

You don’t have to take a bullet or step on a land mine to be a victim of war. These women in Cambodia have been using sport to keep their lives on track.  Wheelchair Basketball is [&hellip... Read More


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Climbing Everest

Canadian Double Amputee Summits Everest

Published on June 10th, 2013 | by mpower

This week saw a couple amputees summit the worlds tallest peak.  This individual was missing both arms but that was all the more reason to attempt something that is impossible for many.  Read the full article [&hellip... Read More


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Weightlifting dwarf

The World’s Smallest Body Builder

Published on April 30th, 2013 | by mpower

Your size doesn’t matter when it comes to training and lifting weights.  Take Romeo for example.  He is the world’s smallest body builder but is stronger than you think... Read More


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cycling special adventure

Cycling across Sri Lanka

Published on February 10th, 2013 | by mpower

This tandem cycling team are on a true adventure.  Sri Lanka looks like a great spot for an cross country cycling trip open to all abilities... Read More


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swimmer armless

Paralympics ambition for armless Afghan swimmer

Published on February 9th, 2013 | by mpower

The Guardian: 2.6.13: Abbas Karimi, 14, was born without arms. But that has not dampened his ambition to win a gold medal for swimming in the Paralympics. The teenager will be the first Afghan to represent [&hellip... Read More


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Skateboarding afgan

Afgan skate or die

Published on February 5th, 2013 | by mpower

International Skater Bilal tells us what it is like to be a kid from Afghanistan with a disability.  He has some mad skills in the skate park... Read More


Asia

Special Olympics Ad

Reveal the Champion Inside

Published on February 3rd, 2013 | by mpower

For too long people with intellectual disabilities have lived in the shadows. Special Olympics is working to change this by working with leaders from government, business, education, economic and social development, media and civil society on [&hellip... Read More


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