December 14, 2017

Jessica Long excited to compete at World Series

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From Paralympic USA’s multiple-Paralympic champion will kick off her season at the first stage of the 2017 World Para Swimming Series in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 11-12 March. “I think it (the World Series) is fantastic! It is exactly what Paralympians need. It is really going to grow the Movement and I am thrilled to be […]

The media’s crippling coverage of Rio Paralympics

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By Anthony L Hall From Caribbean News Now The Rio 2016 Paralympics got underway with the Opening Ceremony last night. If you live in the United States, however, you could be forgiven for having no clue (unless you happened to notice yesterday’s Google doodle heralding the start of these Games). But nothing personifies this media […]

Paralympics 2016: Opening ceremony

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Rio Paralympics 2016: Opening ceremony sees Brazil president booed Venue: Rio de Janeiro Dates: 7-18 September Time in Rio: BST -4 Brazilian president Michel Temer was booed as the 2016 Paralympic Games opened in Rio de Janeiro to a backdrop of colour and music. Thousands of performers were involved either side of the two-hour procession […]

The sport of pin traders

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Sitting on the floor outside of the Rio 2016 Main Press Centre is Bud Kling. Kling, in a USA baseball cap, has three official Olympic lanyards draped around his neck, on the end of them many Olympic pins. Waving his hand, Kling calls out to all that peak at his pin collection, “it’s the best […]

The Games are here. Play your part

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From WALK FREE.ORG Last Friday (5), we witnessed the spectacular opening ceremony at the Rio Olympics 2016. The first Olympic and Paralympic Games ever held in South America will host over 15,000 competing athletes. Their amazing efforts have got them to this historic event. Your efforts can play a part, too. Share this video (at […]

Travel vaccines for Cayman Islands residents should be booked well in advance

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From Cayman Islands Public Health Department Anyone travelling to overseas destinations where vaccines are required should book appointments well in advance, particularly students attending camps and universities. “Ideally, this means that each traveller should call the Public Health Department Travel Health Clinic six to eight weeks prior to departure to make the appointment,” said Public […]