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Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing political divide

...backdrop of the games."I would like to thank you for the Paralympic Games staying out of politics and the complicated...level so that they could strengthened the spirit of the Paralympic movement and its values, not only in Russia but all...

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Tompkins ready to race amid Russian political tensions

...an Associated Press release, the White House has decided not to send the United States presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi. Britain has also decided not to send ministers to the games, which start Friday. The release stated...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-03/tompkins-ready-race-amid-russian-politi
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Tompkins heads for Paralympic Games

...Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colo., and is en route to Vancouver to compete in the downhill event at the Paralympic Games for Team USA. Tompkins, 41, was disqualified in Thursday's Super Combined after missing the last gate after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030710/spo_571819207.shtml
Sports
Photo: Golden opportunity

...U.S. Wheelchair Rugby Team makes a big hit and takes control of the ball Friday in a game against China during the Paralympic Games in Beijing. Team USA beat China 65-30 in the first game. It went on to win all five games, clinching the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091708/loc_333380483.shtml
Joe Tompkins teammates

...Clarksville, Md.) is the most decorated athlete on the team with 10 Paralympic medals; however, none of them are from the Paralympic Winter Games. McFadden is making her winter sport debut in Nordic skiing after first gaining international fame in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-27/joe-tompkins-teammates
Sports
Team USA's Seth McBride shares Paralympic moments

...England was the birthplace of the Paralympic movement roughly 60 years ago...finished 2012 Olympic Games on into the Paralympic Games with undying support...these five days of competition in the Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby competition...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-09-07/team-usas-seth-mcbride-shares-paralymp
Sports
Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

...never, never imagined that I would get through to the Paralympic Games, having suffered multiple injuries, losing...in hospital, and I made up my mind to make it into the Paralympic Games 2012. So I made it."As did Nick Beighton...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-09-06/paralympics-inspiration-war-wounded-at
Sports
Ceremony kicks off 2002 Winter Paralympics

...challenged athletes from 36 countries officially opened the Paralympic Winter Games on Thursday night. Erik Weihenmayer...set up by an Olympic organizing committee. Many of the Paralympic expenses were covered by dual planning with the Olympics...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030802/spo_tompkins.shtml
Sports
Tompkins disqualified, Paralympic team announced

...Next week, Tompkins will head to Vancouver for the Paralympic Games, where he will ski the downhill for the U...team is doing the final preparation leading up to the Paralympic Games. With fourth overall in both cross country...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030510/spo_571149023.shtml
Sports
Tompkins gets gold - again

...Friday's Super Combined races. The World Cup Finals are Tompkins' last tune-ups before he's off to Vancouver for the Paralympic Games, his third time making the U.S. team, which begin March 12. "As I was coming down I was thinking it was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030310/spo_570179837.shtml
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