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Stories with subject: Disability sports
  • SD conference to address rights of people with disabilities 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 2:11 am

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - As part of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the office of top federal prosecutor in South Dakota is sponsoring a one-day event to raise awareness about the rights of people with disabilities.

  • Brazil's lower house approves visa waiver tied to Olympics 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 3:32 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's lower house voted Thursday to grant a 90-day waiver to foreigners who normally need a visa so they can come to the country next year for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The bill is expected to be approved by the Senate and signed by President Dilma Rousseff.

  • US teams look for future Paralympians at scouting combines story has photos
    Updated: Oct-01-15 9:09 am

    BOSTON - Two years after losing his lower leg in a car crash, Matthew Freitas is faster and stronger than ever.

  • Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 5:50 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The opening and closing ceremonies for Rio Olympics and Paralympics will be low-budget productions compared to three years ago in London, or in Beijing in 2008.

  • Faith drives high school football player with cerebral palsy 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 9:01 am

    HAMPTON, Georgia - Devon Berry isn't a starter for the Hampton High School football team. But when he gets the sign to take the field, the senior defensive tackle is ready to go.

  • Bend's Matt King moves on to Facebook 
    Updated: Sep-19-15 9:50 am

    BEND, Oregon - When Matt King built his dream home with his wife, Kim, in Bend in 2011, they chose NorthWest Crossing because of its suburban feel and walkability. Access to nearby businesses and schools was important to Matt, who is blind.