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IPC Sends Condolences to Family of Xavier Barrios

December 30th, 2011

The IPC sends condolences to the family of Xavier Barrios, the former President of the Andorran Paralympic Committee, who has tragically died.

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“Inclusion” Should Not Just be a Theoretical Concept, says Wilfried Lemke

December 30th, 2011

For the last issue of The Paralympian, Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace…

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Vote for Tweet of the Week: Bryan Clay vs. Shawn Johnson vs. Garrett Weber-Gale

December 30th, 2011

Three competing tweets have been nominated, and your vote will decide the winner. Check out the
nominated tweets and vote for your favorite in the poll here:

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Cavendish hopes cyclist makes 2012 Olympics

December 30th, 2011

British cyclist Mark Cavendish hopes David Millar will be free to compete in the 2012 Olympics despite Millar's previous ban for doping.

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Vuelta champion Juan Jose Cobo signs with Movistar

December 30th, 2011

Cycling team Movistar has signed Spanish Vuelta champion Juan Jose Cobo to a two-year deal.

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Paul O’Connell to captain Ireland in Six Nations rugby

December 30th, 2011

Paul O'Connell will replace injured center Brian O'Driscoll as Ireland captain for the upcoming Six Nations tournament.

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Teichmann, Kowalczyk win Tour de Ski pursuit races

December 30th, 2011

Axel Teichmann of Germany and Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland won pursuit races Friday in the second event of the Tour de Ski cross-country series.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber: London Olympics will hit theaters

December 30th, 2011

Andrew Lloyd Webber says London's Olympic Games will force most of the capital's theaters to close for the summer.

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Shiffrin, 16, youngest to podium since 1978

December 30th, 2011

Teenager Mikaela Shiffrin used to watch skiers Marlies Schild and
Lindsey Vonn on television when she was a kid. On Thursday, the
16-year-old high school student was standing alongside Schild on a World
Cup slalom podium, leaving U.S. teammate Vonn more than a second and a
half behind.

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Miller moves into lead in downhill standings

December 30th, 2011

Ted Ligety owns a solid lead in the giant slalom standings and Bode
Miller just earned the red bib in downhill.

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