Archery World Championships

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Ten athletes will represent the U.S. at the 2007 IPC Archery World Championships, Oct. 5-9 in Cheongju, Korea. The team, coached by Randi Smith (Salt Lake City, Utah), features five athletes who are members of the 2007 U.S. Paralympics Archery Elite Team. ach department phone Three of those Elite Team archers competed at the 2004 Paralympic Games – Lindsay Carmichael …

8th Annual UCO Endeavor Games Scheduled for June 7-10

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The Endeavor Games will be held this weekend, with a record-breaking attendance of more than 350 sport participants. Twenty-seven states will be represented as well as the countries of Panama and Mexico. Competition will be held in ten different sports over a 3-day period beginning Friday, June 8 and ending Sunday, June 10, all at the University of Central Oklahoma …

Athletes Nominated for 2007 U.S. Parapan American Swimming Team

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Olympic Committee’s Paralympic division announced today the 15 swimming athletes that have been nominated to represent the U.S. at the 2007 Parapan American Games, Aug. ach department phone 12-19 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Three athletes on the roster – Kate Gibbs (Midlothian, Va.), Susan Beth Scott (Cape Girardeau, Mo.) and Michael Prout (West …

Alexi Salamone Feature to Appear on ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – ESPN will run a feature story on Alexi Salamone (Grand Island, N.Y.), a member of the bronze medal-winning 2006 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team, on both the Sunday morning (10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EST) and Sunday evening (11:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. EST) editions of “SportsCenter” May 7. Salamone, an 18-year-old forward who was born in Russia and had …

ESPNU To Present Exclusive Paralympic Winter Games

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ESPNU, the 24-hour college sports network, will be the exclusive domestic telecaster of the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games, providing extensive coverage from each day of competition with nine highlight shows April 3-6. The games, which take place every four years, were held March 10-19 in Torino, Italy, and featured the world’s elite athletes with a disability competing in four …